12 reports

Luxury Timepieces in the United Arab Emirates

17 pages • By Euromonitor International

The demand for luxury timepieces was affected by the change in tourist demographics as the number of Russians declined and Chinese consumers spent less on luxury timepieces and more on experiences. Upper middle class residents including expats also chose to buy when travelling to European countries or alternatively bought second-hand pieces...

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Jan 2017

Luxury Portable Consumer Electronics in the United Arab Emirates

17 pages • By Euromonitor International

Luxury wearables is a growing category that is in its infancy, as the products only entered the market in 2016. Available products in the United Arab Emirates include Apple Watch Hermès, Breitling Exospace B55 - Swiss Made connected watch, and TAG HeuerConnected Watch, with the latter being sold in a limited number that sold out instantly....

550 627 413
Jan 2017

Designer Apparel and Footwear (Ready-To-Wear) in the United Arab Emirates

20 pages • By Euromonitor International

Resident and tourist spending fell in 2016 due to currency fluctuations that increased prices. This was despite retailers keeping prices stable in 2016. Therefore, the demand for capsule or niche collections was better when shopping in traditional bricks and mortar stores located in malls. Euromonitor International’s Designer Apparel...

550 627 413
Jan 2017

Super Premium Beauty and Personal Care in the United Arab Emirates

20 pages • By Euromonitor International

Premium mass market brands posed strong competition to premium beauty and personal care in 2016. Brands for skin care sold in pharmacies that are often recommended by dermatologists are perceived to have results and cosmetics that are targeted at the upper to upper middle socioeconomic groups to broaden their consumer base are well received...

550 627 413
Jan 2017

Luxury Jewellery in the United Arab Emirates

18 pages • By Euromonitor International

Luxury jewellery is considered an essential accessory especially among Arabs as they can easily wear it with their traditional attire. The men’s traditional white robe is called the Kandoorah and the women’s black robe is called the Abaya, which reflect class, culture and simplicity; the flagship luxury jewellery brands such as Mont Blanc...

550 627 413
Jan 2017

Luxury Writing Instruments and Stationery in the United Arab Emirates

20 pages • By Euromonitor International

Luxury writing instruments and stationery continued to be challenged by competition from the rapid growth in technology-driven products such as smartphones, laptops and iPads. The replacement cycle of luxury pen and paper is limited to only one or two every few years for residents, therefore sales to tourists remain essential to drive sales. Euromonitor...

550 627 413
Jan 2017

Luxury Leather Goods in the United Arab Emirates

18 pages • By Euromonitor International

Many consumers chose to shop abroad or reduce spending on luxury leather goods, as currency rates in Europe fell after the announcement of Brexit, which affected growth. However, businesses chose to offer special promotions and discounts throughout the year rather than reduce the price of goods. Euromonitor International’s Luxury Leather...

550 627 413
Jan 2017

Luxury Eyewear in the United Arab Emirates

17 pages • By Euromonitor International

Luxury eyewear remains a fashion statement with middle class and upper class consumers purchasing both luxury sun glasses and luxury spectacle frames. In 2016, consumers continued to purchase the items as most optical retail shops offered special promotions and discounts to break even during the economic slowdown. Euromonitor International’s...

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Jan 2017

Luxury Electronic Gadgets in the United Arab Emirates

21 pages • By Euromonitor International

The United Arab Emirates accounts for the largest share of luxury mobile phones in the Middle East region with the key player being Vertu. However, the actual demand for these devices remained stable in 2015 compared to the previous year, accounting for an 11% share of total mobile phone sales within the country. Luxury electronic gadgets...

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Jan 2016

Luxury Accessories in the United Arab Emirates

22 pages • By Euromonitor International

Within luxury accessories, luxury sun glasses witnessed the most dynamic growth in 2015 increasing by 11% in current value terms, which was a steady improvement on the previous year. While current value growth within women’s sun glasses remained steady at 11%, men’s sunglasses saw stronger current value growth, also at 11%. This is in line...

550 627 413
Jan 2016

Luxury Goods Retailing in Middle East and Africa, 2014-2019

72 pages • By GlobalData

Summary Luxury goods retail sales in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) are expected to remain strong, growing at a CAGR of 7.2% during the forecast period. The rising middle class population, surging purchasing power, better educated young millennials, and government initiatives to boost tourism are driving growth in the region. New...

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Sep 2015

Luxury Travel Goods in the United Arab Emirates

15 pages • By Euromonitor International

During the review period, luxury travel goods faced more intensive competition from the luxury brands, which primarily are oriented towards other luxury categories, such as clothing and personal accessories. The complex luxury offerings are becoming more and more popular. The ultimate luxury brands, such as Louis Vuitton or Gucci, started...

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Apr 2015