LuLu further strengthened its presence in the cosmopolitan city of Dubai with the grand opening of LuLu Express Al Raffa. The newly launched store, which has increased LuLu’s global store count to 213, was inaugurated by Major Majid Ibrahim Al Zarooni, Director of Licensing Department, Security Industry Regulatory Agency, Dubai, in the presence of Mr. Salim Ali M.A., Director of LuLu Group, government dignitaries, and LuLu officials.
The 11,000 square feet, one-level new shopping destination represents a new format that complements the larger Hypermarkets and online shopping experience being expanded by LuLu Group and is a great addition to the growing urban community in the UAE. It is located within Bur Dubai and will serve a vibrant and cosmopolitan residential district.
“As the UAE continues its Golden March of Progress towards its 50 years anniversary of nationhood, the Emirates is seeing a vibrant and growing urban community which deserves the best in retail facilities,” said Mr. Salim M.A., Director of Lulu Group, “This is exemplified in the new thrust of Express stores which add flexibility and value to our Group’s growth strategy.”
He added, “With Dubai being one of the world’s most visited places along with the much-awaited Expo 2020, the Lulu Group is poised to serve the UAE and actively support the government’s vision to make this nation the most modern and progressive country in the world.”
Chief Guest Major Majid Ibrahim Al Zarooni said the ability of the LuLu Group to work closely with shopping trends and develop the nation’s retail sector was a sign of the confidence and commitment of the Group under the leadership of Chairman Mr. Yusuffali M.A. to national progress.
LuLu brings everyone an extensive array of high-quality products from around the world, from locally sourced fresh food to imported grocery essentials, organic and “free from” range for the health-conscious customer base, premium meat and fish selection, cheeses and deli products, household needs and so much more.