Géant opens 2nd supermarket in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, December 19, 2013
Fucom, a leading GCC retailer, has opened its second supermarket in Abu Dhabi under the French hypermarket Géant franchise today (December 19).
The launch marks the realization of Fucom’s aggressive growth strategy, which is aimed at Fucom aims to open more than 30 stores within the UAE, including the much-awaited Géant Hypermarket in Yas Mall in 2014.
The supermarket, which opened in Marina Square, within the Paragon Bay, becomes the latest addition to Géant’s portfolio of brands in the UAE, which includes Géant Hypermarkets and Géant Easy supermarkets and convenient stores, as well as Geant Online, the UAE’s first Internet-based hypermarket which opened in June this year.
The supermarket in Marina Square is the second Géant store in Abu Dhabi, the first being the Géant Easy supermarket in Khalifa City A.
Mohammed Ashfaq, head of Business at Fucom, said: “The opening of the second Géant supermarket in Abu Dhabi reflects Fucom’s commitment to provide quality supermarket shopping experiences in the capital and expand its footprint in the Emirate, whilst strategically aligning with our growth trajectory for the coming year.
“We are overwhelmed by the fantastic response to the Géant brand in Abu Dhabi and are excited to welcome customers to the new store.”
Situated within a premier location in the heart of a vibrant shopping boulevard, Géant supermarket stands tall on a retail space of over 3,000 sq m. The location provides a stunning view of the Marina and a scenic waterfront promenade. Complementing the supermarket is a portfolio of numerous retail outlets that provide a great outing for just about anyone.
Yvan Baba, UAE country head of Fucom, said: “Through maintaining the strictest quality standards in the industry, and an unwavering commitment towards sustainable agriculture, Géant offers a comprehensive assortment of the finest natural and organic foods available in UAE. From fresh fruits and vegetables, to hot meals and a premium range of deli-cheese and meat – we offer it all under one roof.” – TradeArabia News Service