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Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.S.C) holds its Annual Ordinary General Assembly Meeting for the year 2018

Doha, Qatar, March 18, 2019:   Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.S.C) held its Annual Ordinary General Assembly on Sunday, 17th March 2019 at La Cigale Hotel, in the presence of Sheikh Thani Bin Thamer Bin Mohamed Al Thani, Chairman of the Board of Directors, as well as members of the Board of Directors, shareholders and investors.    During the year, Group sales increased 4.7% (QAR 134.8 million), from QAR 2.8 billion to QAR 3.0 billion. Its gross profit increased 3.9% (QAR 18.5 million), from QAR 477.9 million to QAR 496.4 million. Group gross shops rental income increased 9.1% (QAR 6.3 million), from QAR 69.5 million to QAR 75.8 million. Al Meera Group’s operating income increased 4.1% (QAR 23.0 million), from QAR 563.7 million to QAR 586.7 million.   The Assembly approved the Board of ......read more

The Ritz-Carlton, Doha Announces the Opening of STK Restaurant

Qatar, January 30, 2019:  The Ritz-Carlton, Doha is excited to announce that the highly anticipated STK restaurant will open its door to guests tonight, on January 31, 2019.    STK is a vibrant American steakhouse that is already based in London, Milan, Dubai, New York City, Miami and Los Angeles among others. The restaurant makes it undoubtedly clear “that this is not your daddy’s steakhouse”. The restaurant sits on the 23rd floor of the The Ritz-Carlton, Doha and features chic interiors, a vibrant atmosphere and a menu derived from the highest quality ingredients and creative flair.   Guests are treated to dishes created by the award winning Executive Chef, Cesar de Leon Torres, who is originally from Uruguay and brings his 18 years of culinary experience from Latin America, Europe, the United ......read more

STK Doha Set for a Shake-up With Executive Chef Cesar De Leon Torres

Qatar, Doha – January 3, 2019.   Chef Cesar De Leon Torres has been named Executive Chef at STK Doha, the new steakhouse opening at the end of January 2019 at The Ritz-Carlton, Doha.  Born in Uruguay, De Leon Torres cumulates over 18 years of culinary experience. He began his culinary journey as an assistant baker and pastry chef for a small independent bistro in Uruguay, which gave him a taste of the industry. Before graduating from university with a degree in physics and chemistry, he enrolled in a culinary school and moved on to join an award winning steakhouse restaurant in Buenos Aires. He then worked in both Marbella and Madrid, Spain at La Pesquera Restaurant Group where he was able to master a variety of Spanish and Mediterranean dishes, using only the freshest ingredients that came directly from a fishing ......read more

Al Meera announces the launch of “Meera Rewards” Loyalty Program

Early joining members to receive 500 welcome points Doha, Qatar, December 12, 2018:   With a view to enhance customer satisfaction and show appreciation for their support, Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.S.C.) announced the launch of its loyalty program “Meera Rewards” at a special event held at Al Meera Jeryan branch, in the presence of Sheikh Thani Bin Thamer Bin Mohamed Al-Thani, Al Meera Chairman; Dr. Saif Al Sowaidi, Vice Chairman; Mr. Mohammed Al Sulaiti, Board Member; Mr. Didier Castaing, Chief Executive Officer; Eng. Salah Ahmed Al-Hammadi; Deputy CEO as well as a number of Executive Directors of Al Meera.  Customers will be able to register to the program easily through the mobile application “Meera Rewards”. By joining free of charge, consumers can earn and redeem Meera Reward ......read more

Al Meera launches the “Turkish Festival”

A Festival to celebrate the growing friendship and business between Qatar and Turkey Doha-Qatar, October 24, 2018:   Al Meera Consumer Goods Company, in keeping with its commitment to enhance cross-cultural ties and to celebrate the growing friendship and business between Qatar and Turkey, is hosting Turkish Festival from October 24 to November 6, 2018.  The festival was launched at Al Meera Hyatt Plaza on October 24, 2018 in the presence of Sheikh Thani Bin Thamer Bin Mohammed Al Thani, Al Meera Chairman, Ambassador of Turkey to Qatar HE Mr. Fikret Özer, Mr. Abdallah Bin Khalifa Al-Kuwari, Director of Supply Department / Quantitative Licenses and Market Control Department at Ministry of Economy and Commerce and Mr. Didier Castaing, Al Meera CEO along with Al Meera Executive Directors. During the festival, ......read more

"AURA Hospitality & Food Services"

Doha, Qatar, October 21, 2018:  "AURA Hospitality & Food Services" organized last Thursday and Friday 2 open air events by the lebanese “Hadi wel Chabibeh” Band at Debs w Remman Restaurant. The group is also organizing another event next Thursday 25th October 2018 by the renowned iraqi singer “Noor El-Zein”. A lady violinist on high base will welcome the guests while singer Rita Sleiman alongside a Santur musician will be the main entertainment during the dinner, and the whole event will be hosted by Carla Haddad at the Orient Pearl Restaurant situated at the Corniche of Doha.   

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Aura Hospitality set to rock Doha this month

Lebanon’s Hadi wel Chabibeh Band and renowned singer “Noor El-Zein” to perform live at Debs w Remman and the Orient Pearl Restaurant   Doha, Qatar, 17, October 2018:   October is the most eagerly anticipated month in Qatar, giving locals and expats a reason to come together, participate, revel and enjoy a number of other colorful events in this lively Doha city.     To celebrate the pleasant October weather, AURA Hospitality & Food Services, a leading player in hospitality, entertainment sectors in Qatar, has curated an array of activities full of action and entertainment.   Since its inception in 2012, AURA Hospitality & Food Services has grown to become one of the foremost names in Qatar’s fast-growing, entertainment and hospitality ......read more

Al Meera delegation visits Turkey to forge new business opportunities

Doha-Qatar, October 07, 2018:   With the objective of enhancing bilateral trade relations between Qatar and Turkey, a business delegation headed by the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Al Meera Consumer Goods Company Eng. Salah Al Hammadi met with Istanbul and Samsun based investors and businesses looking to expand in Qatar. Meetings also occurred with government officials including the Governor of Samsun Mr. Osman Kaymak. On the first day of their two-day official trip, Al Meera officials visited Happy Center where they met its Chairman Mr. Ismail Altun and Chief Executive Officer Mr. Yavuz Altun and discussed strategic partnership and ways to improve mutual cooperation. Following this, Eng. Salah Al Hammadi graced the opening ceremony of Happy Center’s 135th outlet.  Next on the visit list was a trip to the ......read more

Al Meera to relocate leasing department to its Nuaija branch

Doha-Qatar – 25 June 2018:    Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.S.C.), Qatar’s Favorite Neighborhood Retailer, announced the relocation of its leasing department from its head office location in West Bay to Al Meera’s Nuaija Branch. The leasing department’s new office is located on the 1st floor in the Nuaija Mall and is managed by a team of specialist employees, dedicated to the care of the entire estate. The move aims to ease access for those interested in renting a space at any of Al Meera 51 branches across Qatar, and to better serve the existing tenants. The new office opened after the Eid holiday, from 7.30am to 3.00 pm, from Sunday to Thursday.  “The relocated leasing department office will serve as a convenient platform to provide services related to renting shops at ......read more

Al Meera announces the opening of its 51st branch "Azghawa 2"

Doha-Qatar –May 30, 2018:   As part of the ambitious expansion strategy and to provide exceptional services to every neighbourhood of Qatar, Al Meera Consumer Goods Company )QSC( has opened a second branch in Azghawa The opening of the new shopping center comes as Al-Meera aims to bring to life the 2030 vision for Qatar, by providing the highest quality products at competitive prices to the communities in which it operates, as well as keep pace with the urban and population boom which Qatar is witnessing. The branch opening was inaugurated in the presence of Mr. Mubarak Frish Mubarak, Member Member of Municipal Council, Mr. Cobus Lombard, Al Meera Acting Chief Executive Officer and Eng. Salah Al Hammadi and Al Meera senior staff members. The 3350 m2 new store, located in Azghawa has been equipped to serve ......read more

Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara's Spice Spoons School now offering Italian culinary arts classes

Following the huge success of Thai cuisine cooking classes Doha, 07 February 2018 –   Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara is offering its valued guests culinary arts classes in the Italian cuisine through its program - ‘Spice Spoons School’. Following the huge success of its Thai cuisine cooking classes, Anantara now invites its patrons to learn the art of authentic Italian cooking. Commenting on this occasion, Area General Manager for Qatar Mr. Thomas Fehlbier said, said:  “Anantara is passionate about sharing its love of food with guests staying at Anantara hotels and resorts. Doha’s only island sanctuary now invites its guests to indulge in a unique experience of Italian cooking. Guests can roll up their sleeves and cook their favorites in a step by step class at Riva the Italian ......read more

Galler Chocolatier Qatar: A true haven of gourmet food & chocolate bliss

Qatar, September 12, 2017:  Chocolate is perhaps the first edible that comes to mind when we think of the word ‘indulgence’. For some, it is a great stress-buster that uplifts the mood and the perfect gift for all celebrations. For others, it’s a heart-healthy choice for dessert and definitely the sweetest way to draw a smile on a child’s face. For Jean Galler, however, chocolate is his life. Born to a family of professional gourmets, Galler’s DNA carried the genes of sweetness and indulgence. After establishing his own chocolate manufactory in the Liège area back in 1976, the young craftsman went on to introduce to the world, a palate-gratifying range of ‘sworn by’ Belgian chocolate bars and flavors that quickly gained iconic status among chocolate aficionados around the ......read more

Al Meera welcomes MEC initiative with extended operating hours at most of its branches across Qatar

Announcing the introduction of another 24-hour operating store in the country Doha, Qatar – 28 May 2017:  In response to the Ministry of Economy and Commerce’s (MEC) call on shopping centers to adjust their operating hours during the Holy month of Ramadan, to further cater to the needs of consumers, Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.S.C) has arranged to extend the operating hours – till after midnight – in most of the Company’s branches, in addition to turning its shopping center in Al Mansoura into Al Meera’s second 24-hour operating branch (following the Legtaifiya branch) in Qatar. Al Meera’s latest arrangement comes in appreciation of the Ministry’s role in protecting consumers and enhancing their experiences at commercial venues, and as direct support from the ......read more

800 DEGREES NEAPOLITAN PIZZERIA makes its Qatar debut at new Doha Festival City

Experience the taste of Italy, now in Doha, Qatar, with the launch of the first branch of 800 DEGREES NEAPOLITAN PIZZERIA at Doha Festival City  The eatery is looking at opening fourmore outlets in Qatar in the near future  Inaugurated by founder Anthony Carron, 800 DEGREESoffers a range of customizable options to create the pizzas of your choice from freshly prepared ingredients straight from Italy Doha, Qatar, May 24, 2017:  800 DEGREES NEAPOLITAN PIZZERIA, an Italian concept originating from L.A., launches its very first outlet in Qatar atDoha Festival City, it’slargest entertainment, retail and hospitality destination,which opened last month. A hub for fashion and dining along with entertainment attractions, including the Snow Dunes concept, Doha Festival City now has an ideal spot to lounge in with a ......read more

Max's Popular Filipino Restaurant Launches New Menu in Qatar

Are You Ready for World Class Pinoy at Max’s? Popular Filipino Restaurant Launches New Menu Featuring For the First Time an Incredible Array of Grilled Dishes, Sizzlers and Traditional Favorites Doha, Qatar, April 6, 2017 Max’s Restaurant on Ring Road was the place to be last night as VIP guests, including stalwarts of the local Pinoy community, attended the launch of the popular Filipino restaurant’s new menu.  Conceptualized by Chef Enrique Suarez, or Chef Henry as he is popularly known, the new menu features for the first time, grilled dishes, sizzlers, seafood and Pinoy favorites like Adobo, Sisig, Tokwa’t Baka, Inihaw na Pusit and Boneless chicken BBQ and even Spanish influenced dishes like the Beef Ribs Humba. It will also continue to include core dishes such as Max’s Fried Chicken and ......read more

McDonald's Qatar supports local sporting activities

Doha, Qatar- 5th April 2017: As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility strategy, highlighting keenness on giving back to society and promoting the development of sport, McDonald’s Qatar sponsored of a range of sports activities during the month of March. The sponsorship of various sporting activities by McDonald Qatar is to inspire and empower the community to lead healthy and active lifestyles, regardless of age, ability and a strong commitment to the Qatar National Vision 2030. In March, McDonald’s Qatar supported the GAOD Dragon Boat Festival, the Doha Badminton Tournament, the Maroons Cricket Match, the Construction Development Cricket Tournament and Qatar Ladies Sports and Social Club Tennis tournament.  “McDonald’s Qatar believes in encouraging a healthier lifestyle for the community, with ......read more

Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.S.C) holds its Annual Ordinary General Assembly Meeting for the year 2017

Doha, Qatar – 20 March, 2017:  Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.S.C) held its Annual Ordinary General Assembly on Sunday, 19 March 2017 at the La Cigale Hotel Doha, in the presence of Sheikh Thani Bin Thamer Bin Mohamed Al Thani, Chairman of the Board of Directors, as well as members of the Board of Directors, shareholders and investors.  All items on the agenda were discussed, such as hearing and approving the Board's Report for the year ended 31 December 2016, along with discussing and approving the Company's future business plans. This also came in line with hearing the External Auditor's Report of the year ended 31 December 2016. The company’s financial statements for the year ended 31 of December 2016 were also discussed.  The Assembly approved the Board of Directors’ proposal on ......read more

All-new Sushi Bar ‘rolls' out at Novo Cinemas, Mall of Qatar

Novo Cinemas, Mall of Qatar opens the doors to Sushi Minto sushi bar Doha, Qatar, 14 March 2017: Novo Cinemas – the pioneering entertainment destination in the Middle East – has launched its all-new sushi bar at their state-of-the-art cinema in Mall of Qatar, in partnership with leading Japanese restaurant, Sushi Minto. The Mall of Qatar venue opening has introduced a range of unique experiences to the region including the first ever 4D theatre to the Qatari market, the largest IMAX Laser screen in the MENA region, in-theatre dining, Kids’ screen and party room, as well as the first eight-lane bowling alley within a cinema venue in the region. Launched in Qatar in November 2008, Chefs Tim and Ricardo Hernandez offer authentic Japanese cuisine alongside other traditional Asian dishes, and will be serving a ......read more

Are You Ready for World Class Pinoy at Max's?

Popular Filipino Restaurant Launches New Menu Featuring For the First Time an Incredible Array of Grilled Dishes, Sizzlers and Traditional Favorites Dubai, UAE, March 14, 2017:  For years Filipino cuisine has been predicted to be the next “it” food and here in Dubai, there’s no better place to experience this than Max’s Restaurant. The popular Filipino restaurant has just launched a new menu, conceptualized by new executive chef Enrique Suarez, which features for the first time, grilled dishes, sizzlers, seafood and Pinoy favorites like Adobo, Sisig, Tokwa’t Baka, Inihaw na Pusit and Boneless chicken BBQ and even Spanish influenced dishes like the Beef Ribs Humba. According to Chef Henry as he is popularly known, the new menu will continue to include core dishes such as Max’s Fried ......read more

Icons Coffee Couture officially opens its doors at LivNordic Spa & Wellness, Cayan Tower

Dubai, UAE, March 2, 2017:  ICONS Coffee Couture, a fashion and lifestyle coffee shop chain, offering indulgence the healthier way, continuous it’s expansion around the GCC with its newest branch opening at iconic Guinness Record winning Cayan Tower in Dubai Marina in collaboration with LivNordic Spa and Wellness, Cayan Hospitality with further outlets following all over UAE, KSA, Bahrain and Qatar. The coffee shop provides a flawless blend of fashion and food for those seeking healthier alternatives to their favourite delights. The official launch was attended by social media influencers, VIP guests, select media, & residents from Cayan Tower among other notable attendees. Some of the celebrity guests who graced the event was Lara Tabet, Official spokeswoman for Arab fashion council & tv presenter & Arif Mirza ......read more

The New Atkins Lifestyle Unveils The Yummiest Low Sugar Treat

Dubai, UAE, February 28, 2017:  The New Atkins Lifestyle has launched a delicious low carb, low sugar Fudge Caramel bar in the UAE.  The Fudge Caramel bar makes for satisfying ‘elevenses’ or afternoon snack and is perfect for satisfying a sweet tooth. Scrumptious and satisfying, yet low in sugar and carb treats are hard to come by, but with new tasty addition in the Atkins range, choosing a healthier option couldn’t be easier.  Why not indulge in a not so naughty nibble with the new Atkins Fudge Caramel bar. With 55% less carbohydrates than regular fudge caramel bars, it is perfect for those on the go.  Swap a Mars for a satisfying Atkins Fudge Caramel bar.  Atkins Fudge Caramel Bar Serving Per 100g Protein: 25g Sugars: 3.9g Fibre: 14g Net Carbs: 4.8g Mars Serving ......read more

Azadea Opens the First Eataly Store in Qatar

Italy’s popular export Eataly opens first store in the Mall of Qatar Doha, Qatar, 3 January 2017:  The Azadea Group, one of the leading lifestyle retailer operators in the region, has opened the first ever Eataly in Qatar, within the new Mall of Qatar development. The opening, one of several planned for the brand in the Middle East, comes after three incredibly successful years for Eataly in the UAE, and a recent expansion into KSA. Azadea Group CEO Said G. Daher said: “We are extremely excited about introducing our very first Eataly in Qatar; its unique concept will offer a whole new lifestyle experience to guests within a fully-fledged Italian atmosphere”. Daher also added: “Overall, we strongly believe that this new launch will only bring forth great outcomes and strengthen our positioning in ......read more

The Only Local Organic Farmers' Market returns to Bay Avenue

Dubai’s original & only organic famers’ market is once again set to delight visitors with fresh, local produce directly from growers and artisan food producers with no middlemen Dubai, UAE, December 21, 2016:   Leading Dubai-based real estate master developer and asset manager Dubai Properties (DP) has announced the return of The Farmers’ Market at Bay Avenue Retail Promenade every Friday, 8:00am to 1:00pm, from now on until May 2017.  In partnership with Baker & Spice, an award-winning food shop and artisan restaurant and Taj Dubai Hotel in Bay Avenue, DP will host farmers from all over the UAE who will once again descend upon the 8th Farmers’ Market for the season with stalls bursting with daily picked, organic produce and seasonal ingredients. This community-led initiative, that gives ......read more

Al Meera celebrates 11th anniversary with Grand Raffle Draws - total of 601 prizes

11 lucky customers walking away with a grand prize of QR 11,111 each 300 total winners of prizes in the first raffle draw and 301 will be chosen in the second draw  A wide range of in-store promotions in all Al Meera stores Doha-Qatar – 5 December 2016:  Crowning yet another trendsetting year in business, during which the Company continued to achieve further growth and cross farther milestones, Al Meera Consumer Goods Company QSC (Al Meera) is celebrating its 11th anniversary with Grand Raffle Draws that will have 11 lucky winners walking away with grand prizes of QR 11,111 each, in addition to 590 more prizes for Al Meera shoppers. With a massive turnout of customers and contestants hoping to become one of the campaign’s total of 601 winners, the anniversary’s first draw – held on ......read more

Celebrate Eid al-Adha with Cocosia

Dubai, UAE, August 31, 2016:  Marked by generosity and giving, celebrate the spirit of community this Eid al-Adha by coming together with a personal gift from Cocosia Artisan Chocolates.  Hand-crafted in the UAE using only the finest ingredients, Cocosia prides itself on producing the highest-quality chocolates and bespoke chocolate gifts, which can be engraved and personalised to suit any requirements.  This Eid al-Adha, chocolates have been created with delightful Arabic detailing and come in an array of dark and white chocolate flavours perfect for combining with the key Cocosia collections or the sweet and delectable local dates to make a wonderful gift for family and friends.  Gift boxes can be created in a variety of sizes from subtle pairings through to deluxe and can be hand-pick to suit your needs. ......read more

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