An Emirati woman pushes a pram past Bloomingdales at a shopping mall in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Wednesday Aug. 3, 2011. The lingerie retailer Frederick's of Hollywood, has chosen Abu Dhabi for ... more 
An Emirati woman pushes a pram past Bloomingdales at a shopping mall in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Wednesday Aug. 3, 2011. The lingerie retailer Frederick's of Hollywood, has chosen Abu Dhabi for the launch of its first international store. The choice of venue is revealing, not only about demand for risque unmentionables on the Arabian Peninsula, but also for what it says about the United Arab Emirates' retail pull. In only a few short years, this desert country has emerged as an unlikely first port of call for retailers looking to test their brands overseas. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Kamran Jebreili
Fri, Aug 5, 2011 6:41 AM EDT