LuLu Hypermarkets has announced that it is looking to maintain its store expansion programme in its home market of the UAE and will be investigating opportunities to grow elsewhere in the Middle East.
14 stores to be added by 2016
In an interview with local newspaper Emirates 24/7, the director of LuLu International, Salim M A, said that the retailer was looking to open 14 stores in Dubai and Northern Emirates in the next two years.
Salim was quoted as saying: “We recently opened 110th store in Sharjah. Now our expansion plans, especially in Dubai and Northern Emirates, will be around 14 stores within the next two years. We’ll be opening three stores in Saudi and two in UAE this year – one each in Al Ain and Abu Dhabi. There will be also be one in Qatar and one in Oman.”