Fucom, a leading GCC retailer, opened a new neighborhood supermarket in Ghoroob Mirdif on 10 November, under the ‘Géant ’ franchise. The launch of the new supermarket marks the realisation of Fucom’s aggressive growth strategy that envisages the opening of more than 30 stores within the UAE over the next two years.
Situated in the residential community of Ghoroob Mirdif, the supermarket is designed to offer a superb neighbourhood shopping experience. Ghoroob Mirdif is a popular residential community in Mirdif that is home to many families and professionals. Ghoroob Mirdif already provides residents with a host of facilities including basketball and volleyball courts, an on-site children’s playground and 24-hour security. Géant Easy will now provide the community with their only dedicated supermarket, making life at Ghoroob even more convenient for the community.
Based in Dubai, UAE, Fucom LLC is the master franchise owner of the Géant brand in the GCC region. Fucom joined hands with Groupe Casino – to bring the internationally renowned French Hypermarket concept to the Middle East, and currently operates numerous supermarkets and hypermarkets across the region.
Announcing the opening of the new neighbourhood supermarket, Mr. Yvan Baba, UAE Country Head at Fucom, said: “The opening of Géant Easy supermarket in Ghoroob Mirdif reflects our commitment to expand rapidly within UAE, and is in line with our aim to position Géant Easy as the quality community-friendly supermarket. We are extremely happy with the way the store has turned out and are excited to welcome our customers to enjoy this new supermarket experience. ”
The main feature of the supermarket, which is the third Géant Easy store to open in the last two months, is a purpose-built and conveniently placed fresh food section.
Mr. Yvan Baba, added: “Through maintaining the strictest quality standards in the industry, and an unwavering commitment on 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.”
Mr. Yasir Arfat, Fucom’s Operations Manager for Supermarket Development, said: “On behalf of the Fucom team, I would like to invite you all to our store and share a special shopping experience. We have taken the necessary steps to understand our customers and have provided for their requirements accordingly. We are confident that our store will be received well by residents of Ghoroob Mirdif.”