Now is the time for festive shopping, as Dubai’s 3 Day Super Sale (3DSS) is back.
The bi-annual promotion is one of the most anticipated retail events of the year and will take place from Thursday to Saturday.
This year, shoppers can expect 500 brands across 2,000 retail outlets in the city to offer discounts of up to 90 per cent over a period of 72 hours. With global retailers and local brands taking part, customers will be able to enjoy savings on everything from lifestyle, beauty and fashion to electronics and homeware.
Some participating department stores include Bloomingdale’s, Debenhams, Galeries Lafayette, Lulu, THAT, Harvey Nichols and Marks & Spencer. Women’s fashion brands include Bershka, Nishat Linen, Reiss, Koton, Sfera, Mango, and River Island.
Men can browse through brands such as Calvin Klein, Balmain, Giordano, Boggi, American Eagle Outfitters, Beverly Hills Polo Club, Lacoste, Pull & Bear and Sacoor Brothers. Families can also save at LC Waikiki, CCC, H&M, MAX, Kiabi, Matalan and Gap.
For those looking to pick up all that glitters, there are jewellery stores such as Al Futtaim Watches and Jewellery, Jawhara Jewellery, Damas, Rivoli, Seddiqi & Sons, Swarovski and Zen Diamonds taking part.
Or you can spruce up your apartment with sales across homeware brands including Homes R Us, Dwell, Ace, Home Centre, Think Kitchen and Tanagra.
Those looking to pick up the latest gadgets can visit E-City, Harman House, Jumbo Electronics, Sharaf DG and Virgin Megastore.
“The 3 Day Super Sale is one of the most highly anticipated retail events of the year,” said Ahmed Al Khaja, chief executive of Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment.
"It is a key highlight of the retail calendar with fun events for the entire family, phenomenal promotions and opportunities to win exclusive prizes. 3DSS fully supports Dubai’s retail sector and we are proud to bring back another edition of this shopping extravaganza to all those currently in the UAE."
As the last big sale before Christmas, there’s no better time to finalise your festive gifting lists and hitting the mall.
To sweeten the deal, here's a look at some other promotions across participating outlets.
Dubai Festival City Mall
Dubai Festival City Mall is offering shoppers extra incentives. Those spending Dh1,000 at the mall are eligible to receive 10 per cent cash back on their Festival City Malls Gift Card.
They can even earn back more by including a minimum spend of Dh50 at Ripe by the Bay, an outdoor market, to make it a 12.5 per cent cashback total.
Majid Al Futtaim malls
One lucky shopper also stands the chance to become a Super Sale Share Millionaire, which means they'll win one million Share points, whereby 10 Share points are equal to Dh1.
To enter, participants need to spend Dh300 or more in a single or cumulative shopping spree at Majid Al Futtaim malls in Dubai and scan receipts on the Share app. This includes Mall of the Emirates, City Centre Mirdif, City Centre Deira and City Centre Me’aisem.
Ibn Battuta Mall
Residents and visitors stopping by Ibn Battuta Mall during the 3 Day Super Sale will have the opportunity to win a one night stay at Premier Inn Dubai Ibn Battuta Mall, along with the chance to enjoy 20 per cent off any F&B outlet at the hotel. To enter the draw, shoppers must spend a minimum amount of Dh300 and get their receipts validated at any of the customer information desks throughout the mall. Winners will be announced on 28 November.
The Dubai Mall, Dubai Marina Mall and The Springs Souk will also be participating, with many deals available. Those spending a minimum of Dh500 at The Dubai Mall, can also avail of the mall's delivery service. That means they can simply drop off their shopping bags to any shop and drop desks and it will be delivered to their home or hotel.
More information is available at 3daysupersale.com