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Gulf mall operators rein in expansion as retailers reel from Covid-19

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Though malls reopened last month in the region's two largest markets, Saudi Arabia and the UAE, some customers still worry about Covid-19.

Dubai

MALL operators in the Gulf region are delaying new mega-projects as the coronavirus pandemic and low oil prices upend a retail industry built around huge centres catering to tourists and wealthy locals.

Majid Al Futtaim (MAF), the Middle East's biggest mall-operator, told...

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