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Retail & Leisure - Middle East

Companies in the Retail and Leisure sector operate in hugely competitive markets so they need to manage their assets most efficiently. The effective management of their property portfolio through lease and franchise agreements gives flexibility to the cost base and allows operators to release capital to grow the business.
Effective procurement and delivery of infrastructure projects such as hotels, theme parks and sports stadia is crucial to successful operation of facilities. We fully understand the challenges these projects bring and have a detailed knowledge of how projects are best structured and brought to a successful and timely conclusion.
All organisations at some stage of their development are subject to strategic change. Whether your business is looking to expand geographically through acquisition, consolidate competitors through mergers or mitigate the competitive power of suppliers through strategic alliances, few have been successful through organic growth alone.

The structuring of commercial supplier agreements is core to the successful day to day management of retailers. If suppliers cannot be relied upon to deliver to specification and on time then customers lose confidence and the brand value is destroyed.

Access to customers through online channels, provides unique opportunities and challenges to businesses in the sector. Ownership of customer data and management of the information has proved to be a unique competitive advantage to those who can maximise its power.

We also advise on intellectual property rights, media rights including merchandising deals, sponsorship and broadcast agreements.

Whatever your perspective, our Retail & Leisure sector specialists are ideally placed to advise you.

  • Hotels – we work with operators, developers, financiers and owners
  • Retailers – we work with operators, property developers, suppliers and consultants
  • Sport  – we work with stadium developers, construction contractors, investors, suppliers and sports clubs

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