DSF shoppers on hunt for big bargains
Hotels are booked solid and retailers are offering huge discounts for Dubai Shopping Festival are reporting brisk sales as UAE residents and tourists alike flock to fashion and electronics stores across the city to find just the right bargains of up to 60 per cent off. Tourists said they are looking for global high brand names at discount prices offered throughout the festival’s multitude of retail venues.
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