Macy's & Bloomingdales to open in Abu Dhabi

The two iconic departmental stores of the US, Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s have set their sights on Abu Dhabi

by 30 October 2014

Indeed, Macy’s will open its first international store and a Bloomingdale’s outlet, the UAE’s second, in Abu Dhabi

The department stores will be situated in Al Maryah Central, a new extension of the Galleria, in a 2.3 million square foot shopping centre, that is being developed in the capital’s Al Maryah Island. Macy’s Abu Dhabi store will boast around 205,000 square feet of retail heaven, while Bloomingdale’s will be slightly bigger and will spread across 230,000 square feet.

Both the stores will be divided across four levels and shoppers will have to wait until 2018 to get a piece of the action.

With these two stores will come American fashion and trends though being sensitive to local customs and preferences. With designer goods, luxury labels and their high levels of service, these stores are gearing up to take Abu Dhabi by storm.