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The MECSC Directory 2018 How easy would it be if all the relevant retailers can be found in one document?

All the Shopping Malls? All Service Providers?

And while all of these are there, wouldn’t it be great to read exclusive articles from the most awarded retail professionals too?

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Testimonials

“The 2018 MECSC Directory is your complete guide to the Retail and Shopping Centre Industry, if you’re a stakeholder in this sector, this book is a must have for you.

– “Younus Al Mulla, Chairman MECSC”

“The MECSC is a great reference and resource tool for the industry. As a Global retailer, we also look at developments in existing and new markets to expand our business. The MECSC Directory provides us with the information required”

– “Ishwar Chugani, Managing Director Giordano ME FZE”

“Being a member of MECSC has a lot of benefits and one of the most important advantages is to have the MECSC Directory, which I consider as a bible for the industry in the region where it gives you access to the information of all Mall and Retailers, Service Providers in the region. If you are operating Retail in MENA, then you must have this book”

– “Kamel Shaban, General Manager CAPACITA”

Get Onboard for 2019!  You can be in here too!

MECSC is now accepting entries and submission of data for the next issue of 2019 MECSC Directory. Submit now to make sure your updates will be processed. Sponsorship and advertisement are also available.

For any inquiries regarding the directory publication please contact:
JUSTIN ESPIRITU, Publishing and Database Manager
publishing@mecsc.org

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Frequently Asked Questions

 

When will the MECSC Directory be published

The Directory will be distributed by the 3rd week of April 2018


How do I advertise in the MECSC Directory?

Advertising placements are available on a first-come, first serve basis. For more information about advertising opportunities please contact Justin Espiritu at publishing@mecsc.org; Tel No. + 971 4 3597909.


How do I change an existing listing or add a new listing?

If you would like to add or change the information listed, please visit the following links:


or contact Justin Espiritu at publishing@mecsc.org; Tel: +971 4 3597909.


What is the cost to purchase the MECSC Directory?

The MECSC Directory is offered on a complimentary basis to each member and will be distributed at MECSC events.
Members can visit the MECSC office to get their copy or arrange a delivery by courier. Shipping cost should be borne by the member.
For non-members, the cost to purchase a Directory is AED 735 (USD 200) + courier fees.
To order, please contact MECSC at publishing@mecsc.org/accounts@mecsc.org; Tel No. +971 4 3597909


What is the advantage of advertising in this new Directory

Our multi-functional directory is the retail industry go-to source for information in the MENA region. This is an opportunity for your business to stand head and shoulders above the others.

How to Search in the MECSC Directory


Step 1

Log-in as a member


 Forgot your access details? Please send a request for account recovery to membership@mecsc.org


Step 2

After logging-in, Navigate to the following section of your Member Profile


 

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Step 3 

Feel free to explore and filter your desired results


 

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Directory Editions


MECSC DIRECTORY 2018

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Statistics

 
Number of Shopping Centres 699
Number of Retailers 920
Number of Service Providers 500
Number of Members 1,071
Number of Advertisements 54
Number of Expert Views 24

MECSC DIRECTORY 2017

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Statistics

 
Number of Shopping Centres 637
Number of Retailers 1953
Number of Service Providers 490
Number of Members 898
Number of Advertisements 38
Number of Expert Views 20

MECSC DIRECTORY 2016

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Statistics

 
Number of Shopping Centres 580
Number of Retailers 1820
Number of Service Providers 640
Number of Members 946
Number of Advertisements 40
Number of Expert Views 24

MECSC DIRECTORY 2015

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Statistics

 
Number of Shopping Centres 478
Number of Retailers 1955
Number of Service Providers 340
Number of Members 940
Number of Advertisements 25
Number of Expert Views 4

Featured List


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The Retail People Magazine


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The Official Magazine of the Middle East Council of Shopping Centres

Raise your personal profile in our quarterly issue magazine!

The Retail People Magazine is the foremost source of knowledge and information for the retail industry, where MECSC members can have an active voice in the activities of our organization. The magazine is a tool for bringing people together, educating, discussing and enhancing our industry, and showcasing the great things happening in our industry in the MENA region. Retail People aim is to help you to facilitate your business and to raise your personal profile in the retail industry locally, regionally and globally.

With readership in 45 countries, we are creating a voice in the Middle East and North Africa region. The magazine is distributed to its members through mailings, MECSC-hosted events, and other partnerships. Your ad will be seen and read by the 10,000+ industry professionals who receive Retail People each quarter. The e-magazine is available on the MECSC website and 4,000+ social media followers. Available as well in issuu.com which reach more audiences.

If you would like to include a story or feature on our magazine, please contact David Macadam, CEO at david@mecsc.org / Mariz Matocdo, Marketing Officer at customercare@mecsc.org or call at +971 4 359 7909.

  • Are you a Shopping Centre looking to lease space?
  • Are you a Retailer interested to enter the market or expand your operations?
  • Are you a Service Provider looking to market a product or your services?


TAKE ADVANTAGE TO PROMOTE YOUR COMPANY, ADVERTISE NOW!!! Annual Publication Sponsorship is also available.





Thank you to our quarterly Sponsors & Advertisers


Afkar Lighting

Cels Events

Abdullah Al Othaim Real Estate Investment & Dev. Co.

Al Araimi Boulevard

Arabian Oud

Business Trading Company

Dalma Mall

Future Food

Gastronomica

Mall of Dilmunia

Oud Elite

Retail Emotions

Tamdeen Group

V-Count

Yardi

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Issues

2018 Q3 ISSUE 16

Retail Digital Transformation

Cover Story: Daniel Parry, Managing Director and General Counsel of Gulf Related speaks about "The Experience Evolution: Creating Next-Generation Retail Destinations"

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2018 Q2 ISSUE 15

Global Trends on Food, Entertainment, Media and Technology

Cover Story: Mr. Majed Al Hokair, Group Vice Chairman of the Al Hokair Group, shares his family’s commitment to entertainment in Saudi Arabia

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2018 Q1 ISSUE 14

Creating Exceptional Experiences

Cover Story: Mohammed J. Al Marzouq, Chairman, Tamdeen Group, about Building Great Places, Creating Exceptional Experiences and Delivering Outstanding Sales

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2017 Q4 ISSUE 13

REINVENTION

Cover Story: Special RECon MENA 2017 Edition

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2017 Q3 ISSUE 12

Education and Technology in Retail

Cover Story: Maimunah Shebani, Managing Director of the Retail Agency addressing the employment gap in Oman through retail training.

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2017 Q2 ISSUE 11

Men & Women in Retail

Cover Story: Alessandro Gaffuri Founder & CEO of CELS Group talks about the why of customer engagement in retail marketing

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2017 Q1 ISSUE 10

Fashion and Lifestyle

Cover Story: Kamel Shaban of Brands International talks about revolutionizing Men’s Fashion

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2016 Q4 ISSUE 9

The Customer & Innovation

Cover Story: Special RECon Edition

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2016 Q3 ISSUE 8

Specialty Retail

Cover Story: GATE AVENUE at DIFC – A First of its kind urban lifestyle destination

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2016 Q2 ISSUE 7

Leisure and Entertainment

Cover Story: MG Worlds of Adventure – the world’s largest indoor theme park

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2016 Q1 ISSUE 6

Fashion and Beauty

Cover Story: Samar Akkou, CSM, CLS – Youngest Woman to achieve ICSC Certification in the Middle East.

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2015 Q4 ISSUE 5

Great to Legendary

Cover Story: Special RECon Edition

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2015 Q3 ISSUE 4

Retail Consumer Trends

Cover Story: Nidal Jamjoom, Trailblazing CEO of Kinan International shares how the KSA retail landscape will transform in the coming years

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2015 Q2 ISSUE 3

Food Retail - Leading retail strategies trends and opportunities for the F&B Sector

Cover Story: Ivana Gazivoda Vucinic, CMD, CLS talks about F&B Revolution

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2015 Q1 ISSUE 2

Women in Retail - Five Influential women in the retail sector share their views

Cover Story: Interview with Salma Shasha’a from Jordan

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2014 Q4 ISSUE 1

Retail People Launch

Cover Story: Mohammad Alawi, CEO of Red Sea Mall talks about his ambitious expansion plans

Testimonials


I have been a member of MECSC for the past 15 years and owe them a ‘thank you’ for keeping me up-to-date with the retail and shopping centre industry. Working in a dynamic and ‘fast-paced industry’ it can be a struggle to be in accord with the new developments, retailers, trends and key people shaping the industry. The Retail People Magazine keeps me informed, insightful and in touch with the industry.”

LIZELLE FITOUSSI  
CMD, UAE

As one of the article contributors to Retail People Magazine, the main thing I can say is that at every retail event I have attended locally or regionally, people seem to know who I am because they have either read an article of mine or have seen a photo of me in the magazine. I cannot think of a more effective way to give me the exposure in my career that I need to build the right relationships and facilitate business.”

MAIMUNAH SHEBANI  
OMAN

For the past few years retail industry in the Middle East has transformed and Middle East Council of Shopping Centres has helped us a lot to keep up to date with everything new. When I joined MECSC, I didn’t know many people and as well was not aware with latest updates of the retail market. The magazine helped me in understanding new trends, keep update with new projects in the market. I owe MECSC a lot of our success of where we are and helping us and I hope it can help others like me.”

KAMEL SHABAN  
UAE

MECSC ’s Retail People Magazine is providing global knowledge and exposure to both its readers and contributors. As a contributor, the magazine pushes me to always be on top of the topics covered & be on a constant quest for knowing and achieving more to share with the reader's substantial experience, expertise, and content. That in turn elevates my knowledge, skills, and profile, and also boosts my exposure within a bigger network of professionals; all funneling towards enhanced career opportunities and progress.”

SAMAR AKKOU  
LEBANON

This is a great initiative by the MECSC! It gives one an idea of the happenings and views in our industry in the region, draws attention to ideas that are trending and is another way to connect within our f r a t e r n i t y . I t ’s a l s o a w a y f o r m e m b e r s i n o u r f r a ternity to contribute to the industry. The magazine has evolved and has grown from strength to strength and I look forward to many more especially young people contributing to the magazine.

AVIJIT YADAV  
CMD,CSM,CLS,CDP,CRX, KUWAIT

We treasure our market, we believe in the value of exposure to our business community and Retail People Magazine excels at providing this. It is a great way to hear and be heard by the relevant audience. It provides the opportunity to our brand to be associated with a strong and reputable association like MECSC. This leads us to great networking opportunities, assures a solid establishment and ultimately, the ‘brand recognition’ that is deserved. As we work directly with several newcomers, retailers and malls, it is a part of our established marketing strategy to introduce RPM as a vehicle to promote themselves.

ALESSANDRO GAFFURI  
UAE

Retailers and shopping centers are a nexus of transaction and transformation for the Middle East region, and RPM’s audience include stop management in these sectors. The magazine provides a unique channel for bringing new ideas to the professional community, which makes it most attractive to contribute to RPM and join MECSC. Besides the excellent reach and quality of the magazine, the RPM staff is highly professional and easy to work with, and this makes it a pleasure to participate!

SHAH KARIM  
USA
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