LuLu opens 125th hypermarket

 30 May 2016 - 1:21

LuLu opens 125th hypermarket
The LuLu Hypermarket in Jeddah being inaugurated by HRH Prince Saud bin Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz and Mazen Mohammed Batterjee, Vice Chairman of Jeddah Chamber of Commerce, in the presence of many top officials and dignitaries including Arif Ali Al Taboor Al Nuaimi, the UAE Consul General, Yusuffali MA, Ashraf Ali MA, Executive Director, and Saifee Rupawala, the CEO of LuLu group.

 

Jeddah: LuLu Group, the Abu Dhabi-based retail major, has further expanded its operations in the hugely potential Saudi Arabia market with the opening of its 125th hypermarket in Jeddah yesterday. It’s the seventh LuLu hypermarket in Saudi Arabia while 12 more are slated to be open by 2018.
The latest hypermarket, located conveniently in Amir Fawaz district of Jeddah, was inaugurated by HRH Prince Saud bin Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz and H E Mazen Mohammed Batterjee, Vice-Chairman of Jeddah Chamber of Commerce, in the presence of many top officials and dignitaries including Arif Ali Al Taboor Al Nuaimi, the UAE Consul General.
Speaking to media after the launch, Yusuffali MA, Chairman of LuLu Group said: “We plan to launch four  more hypermarkets this year, including one more in Jeddah and one each in Hail and Hofuf. By 2018, we will launch eight more hypermarkets in the Kingdom including the holy cities of Makkah and Madina.
Revealing his investment plans, Yusuffali said, “We have already invested SR1bn and intend to further invest SR800m in the next two years, taking our total investment to more than SR1.8bn in the Kingdom. We are very confident that this great country will further prosper under the visionary leadership of HRH King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince HRH Muhamed bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud & Deputy Crown Prince HRH Mohamed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. I am really excited by the new 2030 vision declared recently by the Deputy Crown Prince Moahammed Bin Salman and will explore all avenues to further boost our group’s investment here”.
With 3 stores in Capital Riyadh, 1 each in Al Khobar, Jubail, Dammam and 8 Commissaries in its entity, LuLu has firmly established itself as one of the most preferred retail destination for both locals and the large expatriate community residing in the Kingdom. The newest hypermarket is spread across an area of over 200,000 sq. ft. and has the widest range of world class products at most competitive prices.

The Peninsula