This report looks at the key themes currently shaping grocery retailing in the Middle East and the performance of the region's top five retailers. We also forecast their performance to 2023 and consider their strategic priorities supporting growth.

This in-depth guide to the United Arab Emirates explores the key trends in grocery retail and the growth strategies of the leading retailers in the country.

Understand the trends we expect to see in the Middle East that will shape grocery retailing in 2018.

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As LuLu, Al Othaim and Adnoc announce they are to continue their expansion, we round up news from the region.

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As Spinneys Egypt is bought by Investec Asset Management, 7-Eleven adds a new service and LuLu sets out expansion plans, we round up news from the region. Spinneys Egypt ownership changes A controlling stake in Spinneys Egypt has been acquired by Investec Asset Management. No financial details have been released about the purchase. Investec described Spinneys Egypt as one of the ‘ leading g...
UAE-based LuLu Group has opened its second store in Malaysia today, after the successful launch of its first store two years ago. This expansion forms part of its investment to invest US$ 300 million to set up 10 hypermarkets and a central logistics warehouse in the country. Second hypermarket in the country and 174 th globally The 80,000 sq ft store was inaugurated by YB Datuk Seri S...
LuLu has announced new store openings in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Qatar. LuLu continues expansion in UAE… LuLu has opened a new shopping centre with a LuLu Hypermarket as its anchor store in the Mall of UAQ in Umm Al Quwain. Commenting on the store, LuLu’s chairman, Yusouf Ali M A, said: “ It has been our policy to reach nearer to the people rather than driving long distances to reach us. ...

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