Customers’ overwhelmingly positive response encourages expansion with second food only store for Marks & Spencer in the UAE at the new Springs Souk
Dubai, UAE, JULY 2018: Marks & Spencer and Al-Futtaim have an exciting announcement for customers in Dubai, UAE, today, with the opening of its second stand-alone food store and M&S Café. Located in the newly opened Springs Souk between The Meadows and The Springs, this opening brings Marks & Spencer’s existing food catalogue to more families and foodies in Dubai.
The food store, which will stock the same range as other M&S food stores in Dubai, will provide convenient meal-ideas, kitchen cupboard essentials, quintessentially British foods, delicious bakery items, and chilled and frozen favourites. With over 1,700 premium food lines available, families can turn meal times into a main event with Marks & Spencer’s superb range of tasty vegetables, bright salads and oven-ready meals, giving customers healthy food options as well as more time to spend with their family and friends. For special occasions and entertaining at home, M&S customers really are spoilt for choice with a variety of antipasti, luxury cheese boards and impressive desserts to choose from, which are sure to delight guests and take their taste buds on a culinary journey.
Also on the shelf at the new food store are Marks & Spencer’s stunning food gift hampers. From indulgent Belgian Chocolate gift bags to Swiss Chocolate assortments and even gluten-free delights, Marks & Spencer food hampers are perfect for your favourite foodie!
The Springs community can also enjoy Marks & Spencer’s famous M&S Café, serving a variety of delicious meals, from healthy smoothies, to an extensive selection of soups, salads, sandwiches and pastas, as well as British classics such as Fish and Chips and Afternoon Tea. The M&S Café uses only the finest ingredients, including a wide range of 100% Fairtrade teas and 100% Columbian Arabica Coffee that can be enjoyed with a selection of all-butter rich pastries.
Stephen Rayfield, Vice President of Marks & Spencer MENA and Asia, said: “From our award-winning cheeses, to sustainably sourced fresh food, M&S is continuing to grow in popularity in Dubai. That’s why expanding our food stores here presents us with a strong growth opportunity. Our new stand-alone food store at the recently opened Springs Souk really puts M&S on the map as the must-go destination for food lovers in the area.”
The new food store complements Marks & Spencer’s 30 stores across the Gulf and online presence via www.marksandspencerme.com.
About Marks & Spencer and Al-Futtaim
- A member of the Al-Futtaim Group of companies since 1997, the Marks & Spencer Al-Futtaim franchise partnership boasts 31 stores located across the Gulf.
- The stores offer an extensive range of stylish, high quality clothing products for the whole family, across each category – Womenswear, Lingerie, Menswear and Kidswear. M&S also offers Beauty and Home products, as well as outstanding quality food.
For more information, please visit: www.marksandspencerme.com
Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim today, is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Structured into four operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate and retail; employing more than 42,000 employees across 29 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, we partner with over 200 of the world’s most admired and innovative brands.
Al-Futtaim’s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organisation to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate.
By upholding our values of respect, excellence, collaboration, integrity; Al-Futtaim continues to enrich the lives and aspirations of our customers each and every day. For more information visit: www.alfuttaim.com