Spinneys Dubai news

16 June 2020
We round up new online shopping developments from retailers in the UAE and Qatar. UAE: restaurants and cafés to launch their own delivery services Restaurants and cafés in Dubai have taken steps to reduce their reliance on third-party delivery apps by launching a direct-to-consumer delivery service . Companies are encouraging consumers to order directly through the restaurant by dropping...
11 December 2017
As new Spinneys Dubai CEO, Matthew Frost, prepares to start his role in January 2018 the retailer has announced its development plans. This includes expansion and potential online development. We look at these plans in more detail. Increased expansion Spinneys has said it plans to open 18 new stores in the UAE by 2020. It is forecasting a growth rate of more than 40% through this expansion....
03 October 2017
Matthew Frost has given his first in-depth interview since being appointed as the new CEO of Spinneys Dubai. We look at what his comments tell us about the future of the retailer, and how shoppers are changing the role of supermarkets in the Middle East. Future focus Domestic and international expansion… Frost has said he expects Spinneys Dubai to expand both inside and outside the UA...
21 September 2017
Spinneys Dubai has announced it is appointing a new CEO, Matthew Frost. He joins the business from Waitrose UK. We look at how this will impact the retailer in the future. Transition in the new year Frost will start the new position in January 2018. The current CEO, Jannie Holtzhausen will continue to chair the executive team at Spinneys Dubai, and take on a corporate role with the Albwardy...
06 June 2017
We are seeing a growing trend of retailers promoting products believed to support a healthy lifestyle. Spinneys Dubai aims to be at the forefront of this trend. It does this by focusing on the benefits of quality fresh produce, defining itself as ‘The fresher experience’. We look at the comprehensive way Spinneys Dubai is promoting health and wellness to shoppers. From farmer to customer ...
16 December 2015
footprint, UAE-based Enoc aims to grow its sales of food and beverages and Spinneys Dubai looks to buy more sustainable products, we round up news from the region. Al Meera forecasts continued growth, despite challenging environment In an interview with the Gulf Times Al Meera’s chief executive, Guy Sauvage, said that he expects the retailer to maintain continuous growth in Qatar and Om...
17 July 2013
Dubai’s Department of Economic Development (DED) has launched a website that enables shoppers to compare a limited list of prices. Site to provide shoppers with convenience The DED has said that the site – www.sallety.ae – will be improved over time, with more products added as time goes on. However, the initial launch enables shoppers either on a computer or through their smartphone to check...
22 May 2013
Abu Dhabi’s government has announced plans to upgrade independent stores under the ‘Baqala’ brand name. Step ‘in tune with Abu Dhabi’s Development Vision for 2030’ The new law will require independents to make their stores more appealing and shopper-friendly. It will specifically involve them adding security systems, cash registers, cooler boxes, clearly displayed prices, storage rooms, overh...
08 April 2013
Spinneys’ chief executive, Michael Wright, has told Arabian Business that the Lebanon-based retailer will launch online during 2013. Online operations to start in Lebanon Wright said that the launch of an online service in all the markets Spinneys operates in – Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon and Qatar – will enable shoppers to order online and then have goods either delivered to their home or made ...