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Lulu Hypermarket opens 61st Saudi outlet at Laban Square in Riyadh

RIYADH, 15 days ago

Retail major LuLu Group has launched its 61st retail destination in Saudi Arabia in Dhahrath Laban, Riyadh, making the hypermarket one of the fastest-growing retail chains across the kingdom.

Spread over 69,000 sq ft in the popular Laban Square, it features favourite shopping amenities, said a report.

Hassan Muejab Al-Huwaizi, Chairman of the Federation of Saudi Chambers and Mohammed Abdulrahman Aba Hussain, Deputy of Integrated Investors Services – Ministry of Investment, inaugurated the hypermarket in the presence of Yusuff Ali M A, Chairman and Managing Director of LuLu Group, and other dignitaries, the Saudi Gazette report said. 

The hypermarket houses a well-stocked supermarket with the choicest selection of ingredients from across the world, fresh food in the hot foods section, bakery, electronics, household need, and much more.

Yusuff Ali said: “Lulu Group is delighted to add yet another landmark to the landscape of the beautiful city of Riyadh and this opening aligns with the group’s commitment in continuing expansion and reaffirms our confidence in the progress of Saudi Arabia."

“As part of expansion plan, “our aim is to have to 100 hypermarkets in the next two to three-year period and we are on the track to open around 10 new hypermarkets this year itself including in the holy cities of Makkah and Madinah.

“We have also focused on promoting and providing local employment opportunities which have been critical to our success through a structured recruitment process that aims to provide necessary training and skill enhancement opportunities to local work force”.

At present, the company employs over 4,000 Saudi nationals in all the hypermarkets across the country in various positions out of which 1,500 are women. "Our aim is to encourage more youth to join our workforce thereby ensuring greater economic participation,” he said.

Hassan Al-Huwaizi and Yusuff Ali also launched Lulu’s highly anticipated loyalty programme, "Happiness." This programme aims to reward LuLu’s valued customers by allowing them to earn points on all purchases made at LuLu Hypermarket.

 




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