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The ABC's of shopping at the infamous ABC malls in Beirut and Dbayeh
You would be hard-pressed to miss an “ABC outing” during your stay in Lebanon…specially if you enjoy shopping (we certainly do!). This department store, first established back in 1936, offers a unique shopping, dining, leisure and entertainment experience.
ABC was the first retailer in the country to offer fixed prices, the first to hire women and the first to advertise. Today, ABC is still leading the way thanks to a tradition of firsts, which have made it a premier shopping and lifestyle destination. With six branches that combine world-class shopping, dining and entertainment, this dynamic retailer is perpetually reinventing itself to create the ultimate leisure experience.
Over the past decade, ABC Achrafieh- one of the chain’s two flagship stores- has become a go-to destination for families, couples and single individuals alike. Whether it’s a weekday, weekend or holiday, ABC will have something for you. If you want to grab a coffee, head to ABC for a multitude of options. If you want to catch a movie, ABC grand cinemas offers the latest movie releases at reasonable prices and fully renovated theaters with state-of-the-art technology. If you’re craving a treat, all you need to do is decide which ABC restaurant will satisfy your cravings. If it’s children’s entertainment you’re after, then look no further than Jungle land and Kids Ville, the ABC playgrounds that will thrill your kids from arts and crafts to puppet shows. And we’ve saved the best for last: If there’s any place where maxing out your credit card is condoned, it’s ABC. The ABC Achrafieh branch in particular a wide variety of stores, carrying the latest clothing and beauty trends. If you think you need a break, just make your way to their salon and/or nail bar and treat yourself to a mini-makeover before you head on back to – what else- shopping! Don’t forget to file for your tax returns at their tax-free office
The following additional branches are available: