As Qatar is gearing up for the FIFA World Cup 2022 - football’s biggest tournament, LuLu Group has opened its 20th hypermarket in the country located at Giardino in the luxurious Pearl Island, reaffirming its strong presence in the region.
Giardino, The Pearl Island is a futuristic project that extends over an artificial peninsula having vast leisure destination with public marinas, avenues, hotels, several multi-purpose residential, mixed use, entertainment, and commercial facilities.
The two-level, 150,000 square foot store with all state-of-the-art amenities was inaugurated yesterday in the presence of LuLu Group Chairman and Managing Director Mr. Yusuff Ali M.A. and Dr. Mohamed Althaf, Director of LuLu Group Qatar.
The inaugural ceremony was also attended by other eminent dignitaries including Sheikh Hassan bin Khaled Al-Thani, H.E. Mr. Turki bin Mohammed Al-Khater, Chairman-UDC, Mr. Ibrahim Jassim Al-Othman, President & CEO-UDC, Sheikh Mohamed Bin Ahmed M.A. Al Thani, Mr. Hussain Ibrahm Alfardan, Mr. Fahad Alfardan, Mr. Fardan Al-Fardan, Mr. Hussain Al-Baker, Mr. Joseph Abraham, Group CEO of The Commercial Bank of Qatar, Ambassadors representing India, Spain, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Indonesia, Thailand, Panama and Georgia, and Senior Commercial Officer from the US Embassy.
The new store brings to the shoppers all the conveniences that the Group’s Hypermarket chain features: an abundant range of fresh fruits, vegetables, meat and seafood from around the world, an in-house bakery to serve up fresh-baked breads and cakes, as well as shopping options that tap into new award-winning trends. These include LuLu’s celebrated Planet Y which showcases a wide selection of plant- based meat substitutes and foods, a special organic and superfood selections, an extensive ‘free-from’ range and a zero-waste refill station where eco-conscious shoppers can refill reusable containers with dry goods including pasta, grains and other items.
The store also includes popular LuLu shopping stations such as LuLu Fashion, the electronics section LuLu Connect, EyeXpress, the beauty and cosmetics division BLSH and an extensive section dedicated to the latest IOT appliances and electronics. Customers will find commuting easy with 500 parking spaces at their disposal and self-check-out and green check-out counters in-store. Lulu is committed to deliver the same level of excellence in customer service and quality to our valued customers in this new hypermarket as well.
For shoppers’ convenience, the mall itself has a choice of amenities such as ATM counters, food courts, money exchange, pharmacy and beauty salon. They have also made available services like Wheelchair, sitting area and Gift wrapping etc. As an initiative towards sustainability, the new store is also equipped with the Reverse vending machine for recycling plastic bottles etc.