Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia today announced the opening of Carrefour hypermarket as a key anchor store in Mall of Qatar. The store spans a total covered area of 14,000 square metres and will be the largest Carrefour store in Qatar.

The opening ceremony was attended by Majid Al Futtaim Retail’s regional management team, including Younis Al Mulla, Senior Vice President – Development and Government Affairs at Carrefour; Herve Majidier, Executive Regional Director – Qatar, Egypt, Oman, Bahrain and Kuwait at Carrefour; and Laurent Hausknecht , Country Head for Carrefour Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait at Majid Al Futtaim.

Commenting on the new store, Hausknecht said:

Carrefour Qatar has established a strong foothold in Qatar since entering the market 16 years ago. The opening of this new hypermarket marks a significant development in the evolution of the Carrefour brand in the region. The new store, which is the largest at Mall of Qatar, will offer Qatari shoppers unbeatable value for money and an unparalleled array of products, creating a unique shopping experience.

Hausknecht added:

The Carrefour brand has grown significantly in this region thanks to consistently offering the highest quality, most diverse range of products, at the most competitive prices. We are committed to growing our footprint in Qatar and delighted to have chosen Mall of Qatar as the location to open our fourth hypermarket store in Doha. The store will offer a distinctive retail environment that encourages families to shop for every household need, dine and play within a state-of-the-art development.’

The new Carrefour outlet has a traditional Arabian-style souk theme, with specialised sections offering specific types of product, each housed in indoor alleys. The store also has indoor trees, traditional tiled flooring, colourful shelters and stone linings on walls.

Mall of Qatar is set to be a landmark retail development for the country, located in the heart of a major new development area 20 minutes from the centre of Doha city. The area will see 10,000 new villas being built, alongside the new Metro line as well as regional rail links and improved highway connections to the centre of Doha.

Carrefour Qatar has multiple stores under its umbrella including three hypermarkets at Villaggio, Landmark Mall and City Center Doha Mall. It also operates three supermarkets that are conveniently located at Dar Al Salam Mall, Lagoona Mall and Ezdan Mall.

Carrefour offers a vast array of over 50,000 products and brands at both its hypermarkets and supermarkets, cementing its place as the most vibrant and sophisticated commercial chain in Qatar and the region.

For inquiries, call Carrefour’s toll free number 800 7323 or visit CarrefourQatar.com