- Carrefour celebrates 25th anniversary in the UAE
- Customers who have been shopping at Carrefour since it opened its doors have a chance to win 25,000 AED worth of SHARE points.
Dubai, UAE, 19 October 2020: Carrefour, operated in the UAE by Majid Al Futtaim, is searching for its most loyal customers — customers who have continued to shop at the retailer since it first launched — as it celebrates its 25th UAE anniversary. Customers can submit evidence of their long term relationship with Carrefour; such as photographs, receipts or vouchers, for a chance to be the lucky winner of 250,000 SHARE points worth 25,000 dhs.
Phillippe Peguilhan, Country Manager of Carrefour UAE at Majid Al Futtaim Retail, said: “We are delighted to be celebrating our 25th year in the UAE and are proud of the progress we have made. Firmly rooted in the soil, culture and communities of the country, we have grown with the UAE, ever since we opened the doors to the nation’s very first hypermarket in City Centre Deira in 1995. We are humbled to have earned the trust of our customers and become a pillar of the communities we serve. Whether introducing new retail innovations to the region, or championing a range of causes, none of our accomplishments would be possible without the people at the heart of everything we do: our customers.”
He continued: “We dedicate our 25th year anniversary to our loyal customers and will reward long-time Carrefour shopper with the chance to win their future grocery shopping on us. We look forward to hearing their memories of Carrefour and to creating even more great moments over the next 25 years.”
Email your memories to firstname.lastname@example.org for a chance to win 250,000 share points, worth 25,000 dhs, to spend at any Carrefour store across the nation. The lucky winner will put a face to brand loyalty, with his or her enduring support of Carrefour underlining the brand’s commitment to creating consistently satisfying shopping experiences for its customers since its inception in 1995
Carrefour is one of the largest hypermarket and supermarket chains in the world. The brand was launched in the region in 1995 by Majid Al Futtaim, which is the exclusive franchisee to operate Carrefour in over 30 countries across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. Today, Majid Al Futtaim operates over 300 Carrefour stores, serving more than 750,000 customers daily and employing over 37,000 colleagues.
Carrefour operates different store formats, as well as multiple online offerings to meet the growing needs of its diversified customer base. In line with the brand’s commitment to provide the widest range of quality products and value for money, Carrefour offers an unrivalled choice of more than 100,000 food and non-food products, and an exemplary customer experience to create great moments for everyone every day.
About Carrefour in UAE
Carrefour was launched in the UAE in 1995. Today, Carrefour operates 29 hypermarkets and 80 supermarkets, employing more than 10,000 colleagues.
About Majid Al Futtaim
Founded in 1992, Majid Al Futtaim is the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia.
A remarkable business success story, Majid Al Futtaim started from one man’s vision to transform the face of shopping, entertainment and leisure to ‘create great moments for everyone, every day’. It has since grown into one of the United Arab Emirates’ most respected and successful businesses spanning 16 international markets, employing more than 43,000 people, and obtaining the highest credit rating (BBB) among privately-held corporates in the region.
Majid Al Futtaim owns and operates 27 shopping malls, 13 hotels and four mixed-use communities, with further developments underway in the region. The shopping malls portfolio includes Mall of the Emirates, Mall of Egypt, City Centre malls, My City Centre neighbourhood centres, and five community malls which are in joint venture with the Government of Sharjah. The Company is the exclusive franchisee for Carrefour in a number of markets across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, operating a portfolio of more than 300 outlets and an online store.
Majid Al Futtaim operates more than 500 VOX Cinemas screens and 34 Magic Planet family entertainment centres across the region, in addition to iconic leisure and entertainment facilities such as Ski Dubai, iFly Dubai, Dreamscape and Ski Egypt, among others. The Company is parent to the consumer finance company ‘Najm’, and a Fashion, Home and Specialty retail business representing international brands such as Abercrombie & Fitch, Hollister, AllSaints, lululemon athletica, Crate & Barrel, Maisons du Monde and LEGO. In addition, Majid Al Futtaim operates Enova, a facility and energy management company, through a joint venture operation with Veolia, a global leader in optimised environment resource management.