Bloomingdale's Dubai opening

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Bloomingdale's, the famous New York department store, has opened a store in Dubai. (ITP Images)
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Rola Seifeddine, Zeina Kawass and Sarah Haydar. (ITP Images)
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The new store lobby. The department store is in Dubai Mall. (ITP Images)
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Maryam and Khadeeya Bin Sulaiman. (ITP Images)
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It is Bloomingdale's first overseas venture in its 138-year history. (ITP Images)
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Pooneh Mohazzabi and Tracy Stern. (ITP Images)
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The doors open for the official opening ceremony. (ITP Images)
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Fsaneh Baher, Lale Ansingh, Rariq Edrees, Dina Davood and Sossi Wartanian. (ITP Images)
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Danielle Wiliams and Sarah Maisey. (ITP Images)
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Bloomingdale's Dubai is a $73m investment with UAE-based luxury retailer Al Tayer Group. (ITP Images)\n

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'Shopping here is a social occasion - this is entertainment,' said Michael Gould, chairman and CEO of Bloomingdale's. (ITP Images)
Mon 01 Feb 2010 02:53 PM GST