Wednesday 18, June 2014 by Matthew Amlôt

GCC retail industry shows sustained growth: A.T. Kearney Global Retail Development Index

The GCC continues to show strength as a retail market with five countries--UAE, Kuwait, KSA, Oman and Jordan-- ranked among the top 25 in the 2014 A.T. Kearney Global Retail Development Index (GRDI). Factors influencing the growth of the regional retail industry includethe construction and infrastructure boom,a growing and young population, strong GDP growth, and increasing consumer confidence and spending.

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