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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.

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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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UAE-based Majid Al Futtaim has announced plans to sustain its expansion, as it simultaneously looks to invest and grow its online presence. Looks to grow presence in Egypt The retailer’s COO, Herve Majidier, has said it is aiming to open three Carrefour stores in the country’s New Administrative Capital. It is also investigating opportunities, as part of negotiations with the ministry of su...
As Majid Al Futtaim targets further expansion in Kenya and BinDawood continues to add new stores, we round up news from the region and its largest retailers. Majid Al Futtaim targets second place in Kenya for 2019 Carrefour’s franchisee for the Middle East and specific countries in Africa, Majid Al Futtaim, has said it is aiming to become the second largest retailer in Kenya by the end of 2...
As UAE-based LuLu and Majid Al Futtaim and Qatar-based Al Meera discuss their expansion plans for 2019 and into the short term, we round up news from the region. LuLu sets out expansion plans… UAE-based LuLu is aiming to open 32 hypermarkets in 2019. The retailer has said it is looking to expand in GCC countries, where it aims to add 29, including 12 in the UAE, in addition to the 87 it cur...

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