On 27 September 2013, the Majid Al Futtaim Group – the franchise partner – opened the DIP Carrefour Market in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates. Carrefour is part of a shopping centre with shops, a large fast-food area and a car park with space for about 400 cars. The Majid Al Futtaim Group currently runs 109 stores: 58 Carrefour hypermarkets, 50 Carrefour Markets and one web store, in 14 different countries.
The UAE is the hub for operations for the Carrefour as its owner Maf is keen to expand it into new territories. Majid Al Futtaim (Maf) will use Dubai as a distribution epicentre for its Carrefour hypermarket chain as it looks to expand to meet rising demand across the Middle East, Africa and Central Asia. Carrefour provides all the resources to cater to the different requirements of its customers – whether they live in an a city or rural environment. The company is focused on meeting their expectations, Carrefour continued with its drive to expand and renovate its stores in 2015. Worldwide, the Group’s stores come in a number of formats and channels: hypermarkets with a general product offer at the best possible prices; supermarkets. The UAE is the destination for operations for the major supermarket retailer as Maf looks to expand Carrefour into new territories, including adding Kenya and Kazakhstan last year. Carrefour UAE, owned by Majid Al Futtaim Retail, invests in the development of Carrefour branded products known as Carrefour private labels, with a view to redefining its stores’ product line. Carrefour brings together the best French products since these have a high level of trust among our customers in the UAE.
Majid Al Futtaim retail operates hypermarkets across the Middle East and North Africa region with the brand “Carrefour”. The shop floor space varying between 2,400 and 23,000 sq.m. per store, Carrefour’s Hypermarkets offer a wide selection of 20,000 to 80,000 food and non-food products. Carrefour Hypermarkets delivers a vast variety of products to cater to every shopper’s needs. All Hypermarket stores adopt a marketplace style format with fresh food prepared on-site, including working bakeries, meat and fish counters and a deli-style cheese counters. Every store is committed to providing the diverse range of goods at affordable prices. Hypermarkets showcase the best quality and most diverse selection of food, personal care, communication, leisure, entertainment and household goods available in the UAE. Each Carrefour Hypermarket has a team of in-store customer service professionals with vast product knowledge that are on-hand to assist customers and enhance their shopping experience.
Promotions and discount offers are provided annually throughout Hypermarket stores allowing products to be available to customers at even lower costs, keeping household essentials at unbeatable prices.
Mall of The Emirates
E11 Sheikh Zayed Rd
Dubai – United Arab Emirates.
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