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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.

This in-depth guide to the United Arab Emirates explores the key trends in grocery retail and the growth strategies of the leading retailers in the country.

We look at the latest trends set to shape the grocery market in the region over the next 12 months.

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As Majid Al Futtaim, which operates the Carrefour brand in several countries across the Middle East and Africa, sets out expansion plans for Egypt and Kenya and signs an MoU for organic produce in the UAE, we round up news from the retailer.

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At a corporate level, UAE-based Majid Al Futtaim saw a fall in revenue of 3%, to AED17.3 bn (US$4.7 bn), and a 27% decrease in its EBITDA, to AED1.6 bn (US$435.5m), in the first half of its financial year. In its results, its Retail division was a bright spot, with Majid Al Futtaim Retail reporting a rise in revenue and EBITDA. Majid Al Futtaim sees stark differences during first half The c...
As Majid Al Futtaim (MAF) enjoys fast-paced growth online and expands its range in Pakistan, we round up news and further developments from the retailer. Carrefour sees triple digit sales growth online… In an interview with CNBC Majid Al Futtaim’s chief executive, Alain Bejjani, discussed the ‘ fantastic surge ’ in online sales the company had seen during the pandemic. Bejjani said Carrefou...
Majid Al Futtaim (MAF), which operates the Carrefour brand in the Middle East and Africa, has opened a new fulfilment centre in Dubai, outlined expansion plans and announced a new collaboration in Georgia. Largest online fulfilment centre opened in Dubai MAF has opened the largest Carrefour fulfilment centre in the Al Garhoud area of Dubai. The centre aims to help it meet the increased dema...

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