Retail Industry | Retail Jobs In Gulf
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Supply Chain / Logistics
The role of oil & gas and construction industry in the development of Gulf economies cannot be denied. However, now that the population has gone up to a large extent due to migration of people from all over the world in search of livelihood & growth; the demand for consumer goods has also risen considerably. According to Alpen Capital's report "GCC Retail Industry, released in January 2015, GCC retail sales are forecasted to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.3 per cent between 2013 and 2018 to reach $285 billion. Governments across the GCC are currently shifting their focus to the growth of non-oil sectors such as retail and tourism in order to achieve economic diversification. Despite the drop in oil prices, the GCC retail market and sales are expected to continue growing steadily.
Here are certain facts & figs:
UAE: Its retail space grew by 7 per cent in 2014 to reach 1.6 million square metres, and sales grew 6 per cent to $70.9bn (AT Kearney's estimates). Many retailers anticipate growth in 2015 also.
Qatar: Qatar registered total retail sales as high as $12.4bn with a 9.7 per cent annual growth over the past four years.
Saudi Arabia: It is the biggest retail market in the GCC region. The country's retail space grew 5.6 per cent to 2.1 million square metres in 2014 and sales increased 6.4 per cent to reach $96.3bn (AT Kearney's estimates).
Oman: The retail sector in Oman is forecast to register significant opportunities between 2015 and 2019. Retail sales are likely to grow at 6 percent per year through 2020.
Kuwait: Retail sales are expected to grow at 6 percent annually through 2020 due to the ongoing urbanisation, rising population of young and affluent, and increase in expatriate workforce.
There are $28bn worth of standalone shopping mall projects at various stages of development â€“ under construction, planned, design, or at tender stages. This is excluding retail elements within mixed use projects.
Sales Jobs, Retail Jobs In Gulf (GCC):
The above figures make it clear that the retail industry in the Gulf region is all set to grow at a tremendous pace. The magical growth that retail industry has seen in the Gulf has also given rise to sales & retail jobs in the entire Gulf region. There is huge demand coming up for sales & retail professionals from malls, departmental & other local stores. The requirement for trained retail professionals is on the rise for all the job functions as well as experience level.
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