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New initiatives from Majid Al Futtaim (MAF), which operates the Carrefour brand in the Middle East and Africa, in the UAE and Bahrain, including click and collect, new partnerships and digital initiatives.

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We round up developments at the retailer, which operates the Carrefour brand across the Middle East and Africa, in Qatar and UAE. Majid Al Futtaim opens Dubai’s first hydroponic farm Majid Al Futtaim has said it has opened Dubai’s first in-store hydroponic farm at its Carrefour Market Al Wasl store. This marks the retailer’s third hydroponic farm, following two others in Abu Dhabi. At 24...
New developments for retailers in Kenya and Uganda. Uganda: Carrefour and Jumia partner for delivery Carrefour, operated by Majid Al Futtaim in the country, has partnered with Jumia through its Jumia Food app, to provide shoppers with a safe and convenient home delivery service in Kampala. Initially, there will be a limit on orders for key items, such as sugar, flour, and sanitisation pr...
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...

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