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Al Futtaim Group strengthens Kuwait presence

Retailer increases commercial activities in Kuwait with a number of brands at 360 MALL.

Tamdeen Shopping Centers confirmed on Wednesday that one of the largest retail groups in the Middle East region, Al Futtaim Group, will be further strengthening its commercial activities in Kuwait with a number of brands at the 360 MALL.These include the launch of branches of Marks & Spencer, Intersport and Toys 'R' US shops.

The move by M&S, for example, sees the UK clothing retailer expand its network to 9 branches in the Middle East, including Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar and Muscat.

The 360 MALL anchor will have 50,000 sq feet of retail space, and will feature the store’s customary wide array of products including ladies wear, menswear, children wear, beauty products, lingerie, homewares and food.

Ahmed Al Sarawi, Vice Chairman & CEO of Tamdeen Shopping Centers Company said: "Al Futtaim Group's presence at 360 MALL is very much aligned with Tamdeen Shopping Centers' vision of offering leading international brands to the mall's visitors.''

The group is also bringing its Intersport brand to Kuwait for the first time at 360 MALL. Intersport offers a wide variety of sports equipment and gear catering to men, women and children of all ages, with world-renowned brands such as Adidas, ASICS, ATOMIC, and NIKE.

Meanwhile, Toys 'R' US, a well known international brand - and with an area of 19,000 sq.ft at the mall - will focus on parents and children, offering a range of toys, games, equipment, and even baby products.

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