Emaar said that over the past decade, The Dubai Mall has created over 10,000 jobs. Mohamed Alabbar, chairman of Emaar Properties and board member of Emaar Malls, said: “The economic impact of The Dubai Mall to the UAE’s economy has been wide-ranging. Transforming not just the retail sector but also creating new referral points in leisure, entertainment and hospitality, the mall has also played a defining role in positioning Dubai as a global fashion capital."
In this edition of Inside AB, Bernd Debusmann and Sruthi Nair take a look back at the decade-long contribution that The Dubai Mall has made to the city's economy and ask what Emaar has planned for its future in an age of e-commerce, AI and other new technologies.
(Source: Arabianbusiness.com YouTube channel)