Alshaya prepares to open 42 brands at yas mall in abu dhabi with aldar



M.H. Alshaya Co, the leading international retail franchise operator, is getting ready to open 42 different brands at Yas Mall, the major new retail, leisure and entertainment mall set to launch this November on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi.

The store openings represent Alshaya’s single biggest opening on one day, all in a convenient one-stop destination for customers.

In total the stores cover over 30,000m2 of retail space, offering shoppers an exciting collection of well-loved fashion & footwear, food, health & beauty, pharmacy, optics and home furnishings brands.

The bumper opening day represents a range of ‘firsts’ for Alshaya, including the largest international Debenhams department store, the first Pottery Barn Teen and first Icing stores in the United Arab Emirates. It will also mark the first openings in Abu Dhabi for Victoria’s Secret, The Cheesecake Factory, COS, Texas Roadhouse, Muji, River Island, Jo Malone and West Elm. Other brands operated by Alshaya at the mall will include H&M, Mothercare, and Starbucks. Alshaya’s investment in Yas Mall also sees the creation of 2000 jobs. More info