Taking Care of You This Ramadan: Carrefour UAE Invests Over AED110 Million to Offer its Customers Discounts on 12,000+ Products
Dubai, UAE, 2nd May: Carrefour, which is operated in the UAE by Majid Al Futtaim today unveiled its promotional campaign for the Holy Month of Ramadan which represents an investment of over AED110 million, an increase of 80% when compared to last year. The initiative, which is being held under the theme of “Taking Care of You This Ramadan” was announced during a visit to Carrefour’s Hypermarket at City Centre Sharjah by Dr Hashim Al Nuaimi, Director of the Customer Protection Department at the Ministry of Economy.
From today until May 29th, customers can avail discounts of up to 77% off on food products and 50% off on non-food items for a total of 12,000+ products. In line with the spirit of looking after those less fortunate, customers will also be able to contribute charitable deeds easily and at a low cost to themselves, facilitated by Carrefour including:
⦁ Buying a charity box of food products at a discounted price, which will be distributed to families in need by the UAE Red Crescent and Carrefour volunteers during Ramadan. These boxes will be packed by Carrefour employees at the company’s pioneering Regional Distribution Centre in Dubai and will contain pantry essentials such as; rice, cooking oil, sugar, flour, lentils, pasta and more, all of which are from Carrefour’s private label and are comparable in quality to leading brands at a more competitive price point.
⦁ The boxes can also be purchased for personal use and are available in regular and large sizes, priced at AED50 and AED100 respectively with a savings of 20% on the normal prices of the total goods.
⦁ Apart from being available in stores, customers can purchase the boxes online via ⦁ http://www.carrefouruae.com, Noon.com and Amazon.ae.
Carrefour team members will also be distributing over 45,000 Iftar parcels in the arrivals section at Dubai International Airport and Al Maktoum International Airport. The parcels will serve as a nutritious meal for passengers and feature water, juice, dates and other light snacks.
Philippe Peguilhan Country Manager, Carrefour UAE, Majid Al Futtaim Retail, said: “The Holy Month is a time for self-reflection, spending family time and looking after the less fortunate, making it a rewarding and equally busy period for our customers. This year, the objective of our campaign is to drive even greater value and convenience for customers to help ease their shopping experiences, allowing them to truly embrace the spirit of Ramadan and share great moments with those who matter most.”
Carrefour remains committed to delivering superior value throughout the year. Other promotions include; family pack offers, ’20x back’ (Carrefour will refund any customer who has bought an identical item somewhere else for lower price for x20 the difference in MyCLUB points) and 20% off in MyCLUB points on all Carrefour private label products every Tuesday.
For more information on Carrefour’s Ramadan promotions please visit http://www.carrefouruae.com
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 37 countries across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. Today, Majid Al Futtaim operates over 270 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 everyday.
Carrefour was launched in the UAE in 1995. Today, Carrefour operates 30 hypermarkets and 70 supermarkets, employing more than 11,000 colleagues.
Note to the Editor: The legal name of this company is “Majid Al Futtaim” and should not be shortened or replaced by an acronym to avoid confusion with another business entity.
Disclaimer: All facts and figures in this release are accurate at the time of issuance.
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 15 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 25 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 four community malls which are in joint venture with the Government of Sharjah. The Company is the exclusive franchisee for Carrefour in 37 markets across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, and operates a portfolio of more than 270 outlets in 15 countries.
Majid Al Futtaim operates more than 400 VOX Cinemas screens and 36 Magic Planet family entertainment centres across the region. In addition to iconic leisure and entertainment facilities such as Ski Dubai, Orbi Dubai and Ski Egypt, among others. The Company is parent to the consumer finance company ‘Najm’, and a Fashion and Home retail business representing international brands such as Abercrombie & Fitch, AllSaints, lululemon athletica, Crate & Barrel and Maisons du Monde. 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. The Company also owns the rights to The LEGO Store and American Girl in the Middle East and operates in the food and beverage industry through a partnership with Gourmet Gulf.
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