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The Global Retail Alliance (GRA) makes up world’s largest and most representative retail industry network, providing the latest insights and delivering tailor made services that provide the fundamental insights needed to successfully navigate today’s increasingly complex business-to-shopper (B2S) environment. Join our partner network which includes over 30,000 retail professionals that improve their skills, create opportunities and make industry connections on a daily basis.

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US fast food giant Wendy's eyes expansion in the UAE, Kuwait

Sunday, 18 March 2018

Wendy’s and Alghanim Industries has announced strategic plans for the US fast food chain's growth in the Middle East and North Africa region.


Seamless Retail | Dubai

Sunday, 15 April 2018

Technology is fundamentally changing the finance and commerce ecosystem. As consumers, businesses and governments adapt to a digital world, the desire for tech enabled solutions that improve traditional transaction methods and financial services is growing rapidly. 


Magenta Star Group

Saturday, 3 March 2018

Magenta Star Group is a reliable regional retail marketing company dedicated to quality and excellence. We are a young and energetic agency where a lot of emphasis is focused on our corporate value, transparency, respect, discipline, performance, awareness and one team spirit. Since 1997, we have continuously strived toward the flawless management of our client's retails marketing requirements. We have conducted numerous retail marketing and merchandising programs of various magnitudes across MENA region.

Our promotional media opportunities highlight members’ products and services to raise interest and awareness. The Global Retail Alliance (GRA)™ offers a variety of opportunities to showcase products and services at no charge.

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