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Spinneys opens first supermarket at Dubai International

Terminal 1 supermarket launches to become the company's 52nd store in the region

Spinneys opens first supermarket at Dubai International

Supermarket brand Spinneys has opened its first landside store at Terminal 1, Dubai International Airport.

Spinney’s fresh food offering is now be accessible to international and domestic travellers – a first for the region, the company said in a statement.

The new opening follows Spinneys’ recent announcement of a series of vigorous developments as part of its ambitious expansion strategy for 2018.

Measuring 2,600 sq ft, the new Spinneys Terminal 1 store is its 52nd store in the region, and is open seven days a week, 24 hours a day, the statement added.

The supermarket features a range of on-site facilities, including an in-store bakery, fresh cold and hot deli where passengers and airport employees can pick up freshly baked breads, tasty fruits and vegetables and fresh, prepared food to go, mixed salads and every day staples.

The opening of the store will create 26 new jobs. The opening is the first in the growth plan outlined at the end of 2017 for the brand.

Spinneys said it is forecasting at least 40 percent growth by 2020, through a focus on expansion, continued innovation and digital product development.

A further two stores will be opening in the coming months with more details to follow soon.

Matt Frost, CEO, Spinneys, said: “We’re delighted to be opening our first landside store in Dubai International Airport and know Spinneys T1 will offer a whole new level of quality and convenience to airport food shopping.”

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