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Carrefour says to open hypermarket in Dubai's Cityland Mall

Majid Al Futtaim-operated retail chain signs up as anchor for new nature-inspired shopping mall set to open in 2018

Carrefour says to open hypermarket in Dubai's Cityland Mall

Hypermarket and supermarket chain Carrefour, operated by Majid Al Futtaim, will open a 100,000 square foot hypermarket in the new nature-inspired Cityland Mall, which is scheduled for launch in the second quarter of 2018.

The hypermarket, which is set to be the largest in the Dubailand area, will cater to the growing residential communities surrounding the mall, which is located next to Global Village, a statement said.

“We are pleased to have Carrefour as an anchor tenant in Cityland Mall to enhance the world-class retail experience that customers can expect when they visit the mall,” said Fahimuddin Sharfuddin, CEO, Cityland Group.

“Bringing in such global players of repute is part of our ongoing approach to offer a great mix of retailers to visitors who will enjoy the entire experience surrounded by the refreshing ambience of the green spaces across the mall.”

“We are delighted to announce the location of our latest hypermarket in Cityland Mall, which will serve residents of the wider Dubailand area. The Cityland Mall Carrefour hypermarket will offer customers both variety and value on up to 80,000 products, catering to a wide range of tastes and needs,” added Miguel Povedano, executive regional director for Carrefour UAE.

Carrefour recently announced plans to open 10 new stores in the UAE in 2017 as it looks to meet growing demand for convenience shopping. The opening of the two hypermarkets and eight supermarkets form an integral part of Carrefour’s target to reach 140 hypermarkets and 210 supermarkets by 2018.

Cityland Group recently announced their plans for Cityland Mall, a key attraction of which will be a 200,000 square feet outdoor garden, called ‘Central Park’.

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