LuLu Group International news

28 November 2019
As Majid Al Futtaim adds hydroponic farms, LuLu opens new stores and AliExpress adds new services, we round up news from the region. Carrefour opens hydroponic farm in Abu Dhabi Majid Al Futtaim (MAF) owned Carrefour has opened two hydroponic farms at stores in My City Centre Masdar and Yas Mall. MAF said the hydroponic farms enable shoppers to buy from a select range of herbs and microgree...
11 November 2019
As LuLu discusses its expansion plans for Saudi Arabia, Majid Al Futtaim, at a corporate level, aims to remove freely distributed plastics from across its operations and Deliveroo extends its coverage in the UAE, we round up news from the region. LuLu to expand in Saudi Arabia Speaking at an event in the country, LuLu’s chairman and managing director, Yusuff Ali, discussed the retailer’s pl...
23 October 2019
As LuLu enables shoppers to purchase from it through a range of digital channels, Waitrose and Jones the Grocer open new stores and Al Meera launches a nationwide loyalty campaign Al Meera launches nationwide loyalty campaign, we round up news from the region. LuLu enables shoppers to buy from it digitally in Bahrain LuLu has launched an ecommerce site and app to enable shoppers to purchase...
20 September 2019
As Majid Al Futtaim, which operates the Carrefour brand in the UAE, launches a new loyalty programme and uses robots in store, Noon.com prepares for its promotional event and LuLu opens another hypermarket, we round up news from the country. Majid Al Futtaim launches new loyalty programme Majid Al Futtaim (MAF) has launched a new loyalty programme, under the name SHARE. MAF said the program...
09 September 2019
UAE-based LuLu has announced plans to invest in Egypt as it opens its latest store in the UAE, in Ajman. LuLu to invest US$500m in Egypt… LuLu has signed an agreement with Egypt’s Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade of Egypt and the Ministry of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities to open new hypermarkets in and around Cairo. The contract will see Egypt’s Urban Communities Authority b...
07 August 2019
As LuLu, Al Othaim and Adnoc announce they are to continue their expansion, we round up news from the region. Majid Al Futtaim renews MoU for locally grown products UAE-based Majid Al Futtaim has renewed its Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the locally based Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE). The MoU sees Majid Al Futtaim commit to promote and sell locally grown agri...
17 July 2019
As Spinneys Egypt is bought by Investec Asset Management, 7-Eleven adds a new service and LuLu sets out expansion plans, we round up news from the region. Spinneys Egypt ownership changes A controlling stake in Spinneys Egypt has been acquired by Investec Asset Management. No financial details have been released about the purchase. Investec described Spinneys Egypt as one of the ‘ leading g...
01 July 2019
UAE-based LuLu Group has opened its second store in Malaysia today, after the successful launch of its first store two years ago. This expansion forms part of its investment to invest US$ 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...
28 June 2019
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. ...
02 May 2019
As Amazon rebrands Souq to its own name, UAE-based LuLu continues its expansion in the region and AliExpress prepares to launch Ramadam sale, we round up news from the region. Amazon rebrands Souq Almost two years after acquiring Souq.com Amazon has rebranded the site under its own name. Visitors to Souq, except those from Egypt and Saudi Arabia, are being redirected to the Amazon.ae si...