Marks & Spencer opens new UAE store
Dubai, May 9, 2013
Marks & Spencer (M&S) has opened its brand new store at Mirdif City Centre to complement its planned expansion in the GCC region.
The new store format delivers a more inspiring experience, with clearer brand differentiation and improved navigation for shoppers, said managing director John Cooper and Emirati sales associate Badriya Hassan Abdulla Ali after opening the new Marks & Spencer store.
The new store format includes better product segmentation according to local demographics and stronger emphasis on sub-brands, such as its Autograph & Indigo collection. To further highlight these distinctive M&S brands, prominent standalone sections with clearer signage and unique branding are created that will guide customers on their in-store journey.
The 15,000 sq ft store located on the ground floor of Mirdif City Centre offers an international Marks & Spencer brand shopping experience for Dubai customers, remarked John Cooper.
"We are delighted to present an exciting shopping experience to the customers in Mirdif City Centre with a fantastic looking new concept store. The new store format ensures that we have unique product offerings to suit the needs and taste of our customers," he noted.
M&S now has 10 stores across the country, run under the longstanding franchise agreement with Al-Futtaim.
"In the year ahead, we will continue to the roll-out our new store formats to deliver an improved customer service experience and innovative products across our entire store portfolio," said John.-TradeArabia News Service