Carrefour is one of the largest hypermarket and supermarket chains in the world. The brand was launched in the region in 1995 by Majid Al Futtaim, which is the exclusive franchisee to operate Carrefour in 38 countries across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.
Estimated Annual Footfall : 179.5 Million
LULU GROUP INTERNATIONAL (LuLu Group) is a highly diversified conglomerate with successful business entities in strategic locations worldwide. Founded by the acclaimed business visionary Yusuff Ali M.A, LuLu Group has become a key contributor in the Gulf region’s economic standing with an annual turnover worth USD 7.4 billion.
Estimated Annual Footfall : 196.8 Million
Abu Dhabi Co-operative Society was established under the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs Decree. Recognized as the pioneer of UAE’s retail industry since its inception, today Abu Dhabi Co-operative Society successfully operates retail brands with over 45 hypermarket, supermarket and convenience stores, as well as 7 shopping malls across the UAE.
Estimated Annual Footfall : 35.15 Million
Established on the 5th December 1981 as a joint stock company in the co-operative sector, it's the first of its kind established in Al Ain, the Green City of United Arab Emirates. It started its core business activities of retailing on 1st April 1982 and very soon expanded with branches of “Al Ain Coop” stretching its hands over the length and breadth of the city limits and outskirts.
Estimated Annual Footfall : 14.25 Million
SPAR is the world’s leading voluntary food retail chain. The business started with one Dutch store in 1932 and now comprises more than 13,300 stores in over 48 countries on four continents. The development of SPAR has been underpinned by a set of values that have guided the organisation since its establishment more than 85 years ago.
Estimated Annual Footfall : 22.56 Million
Aswaaq is a fast-growing retail company that operates a series of retail spaces and community malls. Aswaaq retail boasts with a neighborhood that combines the spirit of a bazaar and the feeling of an outdoor market located at the heart of communities.
Estimated Annual Footfall : 15.42 Million
Al Maya Supermarkets’ legacy is a journey that has evolved and matured since 1982. Standing on the core values of freshness, product range, affordable pricing, service and ideal locations, all ensuring it’s retained loyal customer base.
Estimated Annual Footfall : 12.67 Million
The Sharjah Cooperative Society was founded in March 1977 by ministerial decree as the first of cooperative societies in the UAE. This came under the directives of His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qassimi Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah to spread cooperative services in the emirate
Estimated Annual Footfall : 60.5 Million