Roundup: UAE retailers, hotels slash prices during Ramadan to draw customers
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
DUBAI, May 17 (Xinhua) -- Major retailers and hotels in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have slashed their prices to stimulate consumption during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan which started in the Gulf state on Thursday.
As the first weekend of this year's Ramadan is approaching, the UAE's shoppers flock to malls and supermarkets in Dubai.
To their joy, major grocery chain operators have put the food and beverages on sale by up to 75 percent off, local newspaper Gulf News reported.