COS and M.H. Alshaya, an international retail franchise operator, have announced the continued expansion across the Middle East with its first store opening in Dubai in spring 2013.

The new store will be located within the Dubai Mall, the region’s premier shopping destination.

Marie Honda, Overall Brand Responsible for COS, says, “We are very happy to be opening in Dubai and to be expanding further into the Middle East. Alshaya represents the ideal partner for us and we look forward to continuing this relationship.”