Ramadan Night Market (RNM), a 10-day shopping extravaganza concluded successfully on Sunday at Dubai World Trade Centre.
Surmounting all expectations the first edition witnessed footfall of 50000 visitors in 10 days. The market that started on Aug.10 had tremendous opening as 8500 visitors thronged on the very first day and on an average 5000 visitors were registered thereafter every day crossing the earlier target of 2000 visitors.
100 participants showcased the products in categories such as apparel, gifting, electronics, perfumes, cosmetics and jewellery. The market buzzed with visitors from different nationalities buying from midsized retailers such as Kani home, Unoo.ae, Lifestyle Fine Jewelry, Emirates Gourmet as well as big brands such as Panasonic, Lootah Perfumes etc.
Sunil Jaiswal CEO Sumansa Exhibitions, said: “We think, what clicked with the visitors, was the concept of the market which is based on the fact that shoppers get unique gifts at the time of Eid for their loved ones. The exhibitors are overwhelmed with the response and some have already committed bigger space for the next edition. Our first edition has been received very well and we are committed to deliver a bigger and better show next year.”
Ramesh Chhugani, Managing Director, of Sparkle 365, exhibitor at Ramadan Night Market commented, “We have got tremendous response and we believe that Ramadan Night Market has been a good platform for us.
It is not just the number of visitors, but even the quality that matters and we got serious buyers. Also we had right product mix such as handbags, perfumes, shoes, cosmetics etc.