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Gateway to growth in the GCC: Unveiling Abu Dhabi’s Retail Transformation

17 Apr 2024
Track 3
Winning Innovation
The retail sector in the Gulf countries has seen an extraordinary surge since 2020 and is forecasted to sustain its high growth trajectory to 2027 and beyond, driven by large scale developments in the luxury retail, hospitality, culture, and tourism sectors. Abu Dhabi is positioning itself to become one of the leading global retail destinations and the Gateway into the region, with the Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO) supporting international brands innovation and development. This session will present the mega projects scheduled for 2025 and 2026, the growth opportunities for retailers and the government incentives that are supporting the accelerated transformation of the retail industry.  
Patrick Bousquet-Chavanne, Abu Dhabi Retail Programme Lead - Abu Dhabi Investment Office

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