Hospitality marketplace platform to launch in Dubai
New portal for buying and selling furniture, fixtures and equipment, and operating supplies and equipment
Mall of Hospitality, an online marketplace for the buying and selling of furniture, fixtures and equipment (FFE) and operating supplies and equipment (OSE), is set to launch in early March 2019.
According to Mall of Hospitality founder Gaston Fusco, the online marketplace is aimed at all types of hospitality establishments, such as restaurants, nightclubs and hotels.
"The portal will host a variety of categories such as bar and kitchen equipment, furniture, lighting and decorative items,” said Fusco.
The platform will be open to hospitality establishments that want to sell or buy items. Suppliers will also be able to sell their products on the platform.
Fusco said that he has already signed some accounts that have signed up to the platform, which, he said, is operated on a commission basis only.
“Sellers and buyers do not have to pay a registration or monthly fee to have an account,” he said.
Fusco, who also works a as beverage manager, said that he believes there is a market since “that many places are closing and the owners don’t know what to do with their stuff. On the platform they can connect with buyers.”
He added that The Mall of Hospitality team are based in Dubai and India.