Ramadan increases the momentum of the retail sector in Dubai

 Various commercial sectors, especially retail, witnessed a noticeable recovery during the holy month of Ramadan in Dubai, as shopping activity increased and sales of various goods and products rose, which is linked to a group of things, most notably the increased demand for food, and the change in patterns and rates of consumption during the month of Ramadan. The holy month has many customs and traditions that require preparing breakfast and suhoor meals.



 Clothing sales rise during the month, especially in the last days, as many people are keen to buy new clothes to celebrate the advent of the holy month of Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr. In addition, the various gifts market is reviving and this aspect is gaining additional momentum, as many expatriates prefer to spend a vacation. Eid in their countries, which makes the demand for gifts great.



 During the month of Ramadan, most stores and shops in Dubai, and the UAE in general, offer discounts and promotions on various goods and products, as this is one of the most important factors that attract shoppers and increase shopping activity.



 During the month of Ramadan, shoppers can take advantage of promotions on various goods, starting from grocery and food items, through to discounts on clothing, furniture, and others.



 As many people await the holy month to take advantage of the special offers launched by various agencies in order to purchase a new car, the offers vary between discounts and offers on maintenance and warranty, in addition to offers offered by banks or agencies to obtain preferential financing rates, reaching in many offers up to Zero benefits.



 During the month, the Dubai Foundation for Consumer Protection and Fair Trade, one of the institutions of the Department of Economy and Tourism in Dubai, will intensify its field visits to the markets to ensure their readiness to meet the high demand during this period, as well as matching prices between what is displayed on the shelves and the payment boxes.



 Within the framework of these inspection tours and awareness campaigns, the Corporation stresses the importance of placing the consumer protection number in a clear location for consumers, as well as ensuring that contact numbers and information for receiving public complaints are displayed in stores, in a way that enhances the awareness of all parties of their rights and duties, and ensures adherence to the prices specified during the period. This period of the year.



 Dubai is witnessing a wide range of shows and events, including lighting shows, fireworks and musical performances, as part of the “Ramadan in Dubai” campaign.



 The month of Ramadan witnesses a wide range of iftar and suhoor options, and hotels and restaurants, as well as Ramadan tents, are offered to residents and visitors of Dubai.



 Shopping centers throughout the city celebrate the atmosphere and spirit of the Holy Month, and the month also includes discounts for online shopping, such as the “Great Online Sale” campaign organized by the Dubai Festivals and Retail Corporation.