Dubai: UAE retailer Lulu Group has opened its latest Hypermarket in Dubai Festival City, one of the most sought-after retail and leisure destination in Dubai.
The Hypermarket, which is 229th globally was officially inaugurated by Omar Al Futtaim, the CEO and vice-chairman of Al-Futtaim Group in the presence of Yusuff Ali MA, Chairman of Lulu Group and other officials.
Spread across more than 60,000 square feet of total built-up area, the new store will house a massive collection of globally sourced and local products alike in its supermarket division and hot food stations of world cuisines. It is the very first branch to introduce LuLu’s coffee shop concept, which highlights a well-crafted menu of international café-inspired dishes, premium coffee selection and smoothies, and freshly baked breads and cakes that are made available at budget-friendly price points.
Dubai Festival City Mall is one of Dubai’s most iconic shopping destinations, located less than five minutes from Dubai International Airport, with easy access from the Garhoud and Business Bay bridges. Festival City also offers one of the best views of the Dubai skyline and sunsets from Festival Bay.
“We’re excited to welcome Lulu hypermarket, one of the top retailers in the region to our premises and offer our customers more choice and convenience, said Omar Al Futtaim, Vice Chairman and CEO of Al Futtaim Group”. This new store from the Lulu Group with its excellent selection of products, gives communities in our trade area the perfect choice for their everyday convenience, he added.
Yusuff Ali MA, Chairman of Lulu Group said, “We are glad to launch our latest hypermarket at this prestigious shopping destination that will provide a world-class shopping experience not only to the residents living within the area, but also to the tourists and business enthusiasts coming to the UAE. Over the years of catering to different nationalities, we have seen the growing demand for internationally sourced products. This is why it will be our continuous commitment to offer high-quality products at the most affordable prices in the market.”
He said that the “national economy in the UAE depends on several factors that include solid foundations, an increase of purchasing power, and the state of consumer optimism as revealed by the latest indicators and studies. This has encouraged us to further expand in the country, thanks to the visionary leadership of UAE under which the country progressing never before”. We are proud to support the nation’s overall development and will continue to support sustainable development strategies, added Yusuff Ali.
Also present on the occasion were Saifee T Rupawala, CEO of Lulu Group, Ashraf Ali MA, Executive Director, Salim MA, Group Director and other senior officials of Al Futtaim Group.
Dubai Festival City Mall hosts more than 350 stores including M&S, Centrepoint, Jashamal Department Store, IKEA and H&M and premium Fashion brands including DKNY and Zara. The mall also offers a great selection of casual and formal eateries and restaurants, complimented by Novo Premier Cinema.