Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Oman’s inflation falls 0.43 per cent in October

Oman’s consumer price index (CPI) based inflation fell by 0.43 per cent in October 2015 compared to prices in the same month last year. However year-on-year average inflation during the January-October period rose by 0.14 per cent according to the data released by the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI).
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City Centre Muscat completes OMR 35 million expansion

Majid Al Futtaim’s City Centre Muscat, the first and largest lifestyle shopping destination in Oman owned and operated by the region’s leading shopping mall, retail, and leisure pioneer across the Middle East and North Africa, today officially revealed the final phase of its OMR 35 million expansion, under the patronage of HE Ahmed Bin Nasser Bin Hamed Al Mahrizi, Oman’s Minister of Tourism.
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BreadTalk’s fifth branch now in City Centre Muscat

Award winning boutique bakery BreadTalk rolled out its fifth branch in the Sultanate with the opening of an outlet in City Centre Muscat. Joining a range of lifestyle and international brands within City Centre Muscat’s new expansion, the bakery will cater to the more than 10 million customers that annually visit the destination.
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The Box Appeal unites communities to deliver 17,000 boxes to the...

The Box Appeal, a month-long annual charity campaign organised by the Radisson Blu and Park Inn by Radisson hotels, concluded with the delivery of 17,000 boxes to workers across the Middle East and Africa.
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ITA concluded Oman summer of code competition

With the exhibition of 12 developed applications produced by Omani developers, The Information Technology Authority (ITA) celebrated the conclusion of Oman Summer of Code 2015 yesterday at Muscat Grand Mall under the auspices of Dr. Salim Bin Sultan Alruzaiqi, CEO of ITA and with the presence of a number of IT specialists, academic and professionals.
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Oman, Japan to form $400m food sector fund

Oman and Japan have agreed to set up a joint $400 million fund that will invest in food and agribusiness industries, Omani officials said in a recent statement.
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Oman records lowest inflation in Gulf region

Oman recorded the lowest inflation rate at 0.07 per cent in August among Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states. The highest inflation rate was recorded in the United Arab Emirates at 4.94 per cent in August, against the same period last year.
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Lulu hypermarket opened its 118th outlet in Sinaw, Oman

LuLu Hypermarket opened its 118th outlet in Sinaw, Oman, on 20 September, building on our stated policy to reach out to the Wilayats of...
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CUSTOMER SERVICE EXCELLENCE

SPAR, which opened its first Supermarket in Oman in the last week of January 2015, will have four stores by the end of 2015...
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Key differentiators

Dr Gordon R Campbell, Managing Director, SPAR International shares his thoughts on the retail chain's tie-up with Khimji Ramdas and the potential of the regional market.
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