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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.

We look at the latest trends set to shape the grocery market in the region over the next 12 months.

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As UAE-based LuLu grows its store base in Egypt and Abu Dhabi and rolls out a contactless payment solution in the UAE, we round up news from the retailer.

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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...
We look at how retailers across the Middle East are dealing with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, implementing social distancing measures, launching contactless payment and more. United Arab Emirates: ensuring social distancing in-store To manage COVID-19, the UAE has implemented the following measures: Closed all commercial centres and shopping malls along with fish, meat and veg...
As Lulu sets out plans to open 30 stores in Saudi Arabia, ADNOC enhances its rewards programme, Abu Dhabi bans plastics and Carrefour Pakistan introduces a mobile app, we round up news from the region’s retailers. LuLu to open 30 stores by 2020 LuLu chairman Yusuffali has said the company plans to export agricultural products and open 30 hypermarkets in Saudi Arabia by 2022. This will be a ...

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