Analysis: How to sell to Middle Eastern tourists

The Dubai Mall At Night

Tourists from the Middle East have been big spenders in UK retail for a few years now, but July’s year-on-year rise of 104% is large even by their standards. What do Middle East shoppers like so much about the UK, and how can retailers make the most of this?

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