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Géant launches its first hypermarket in Sharjah at Sahara Centre

 Géant, part of GMG, a retail giant known for its commitment to excellence and ease, is all set for its debut in Sharjah with the grand opening of its hypermarket at Sahara Centre on 15 December 2023. The 53rd store of GMG’s Everyday Goods – Retail division marks a significant step for the brand, bringing seamless shopping experiences that combine quality, affordability, and convenience.As the first Géant hypermarket in Sharjah, the store strategically positions itself to cater to the diverse needs of families and residents in the surrounding neighbourhoods.The grand opening is poised to be one mad celebration across 30 days, featuring unbeatable offers, starting from a flat 75% discount on a wide selection of items, engaging activities, providing shoppers with exciting experiences, and fun prizes, ensuring unforgettable moments.With a commitment to delivering unbeatable value, Géant promises the best prices, making it a preferred destination for the weekly shopping needs of all neighbourhood communities and visitors. The hypermarket offers a comprehensive shopping experience with all essentials available under one roof, from food to non-food items. Unique concepts, such as ready meals, a dining area offering cuisines from around the world and a coffee shop, add to the convenience and diversity of the shopping experience.Freshness takes centre stage at the new hypermarket, with complete serve-over stations delivering variety in fresh and affordable food options. Innovative in-store concepts include "La Cantine" for hot and cold meals from across the globe and "Le Café by Géant," opening early 2024, the first-ever coffee shop with a signature Géant experience.Conveniently located in the basement of Sahara Centre, Géant hypermarket provides direct access to dedicated parking, ensuring accessibility and ease for shoppers.Marc Laurent, President Retail - Everyday Goods at GMG, expressed the significance of Géant’s community-centric approach, stating, "Bustling residential areas like Al Nahda, Al Qusais and Mamzar deserve a neighbourhood hypermarket that ticks all the boxes. From our commitment to affordability and value, focus on fresh and sustainable produce, abundance of choice and quality, our new hypermarket will be an integral part of the busy and active lifestyle of families and individuals in the vicinity. This new store aligns seamlessly with our promise: Everyday serving lives with good food that is encapsulated in our tagline "Just for you."Collaborating with renowned partners, Géant brings a diverse product range to its latest hypermarket, including Supercare pharmacy, Tornado electronics, and a Red Tag clothing store as shop-in-shop concepts.Géant is ready to offer a world of quality, affordability, and convenience, making it a key player in Sharjah's retail landscape.
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Monoprix increases UAE footprint with Abu Dhabi opening

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: GMG’s Everyday Goods – Retail division is now expanding into the country’s capital city with the opening of the first Monoprix in Abu Dhabi. After a series of successful launches in Dubai, including branches at Nakheel Mall, Jumeirah Town Centre and Dubai Hills, the Abu Dhabi branch is centrally located in the Avenue at Etihad Towers. The stunning 11,300+ square foot space houses everything from high-quality foods to the latest home décor all under one roof, a first for the capital. Customers can also look forward to being the first to enjoy Monoprix bespoke in-store concepts such as the first interactive juice and salad bar, shop in shop wellness and Supercare pharmacy, and a dedicated seating area where quality, convenience and sustainability, hallmarks of the brand, will be on full display. Promising the ‘local fresh market’ experience, Monoprix at Etihad Towers features a butchery offering a complete range of meats and choice cuts, a fishery selection that includes the freshest local and regional catch, and cheese selections, each with the signature of reputed French gourmet professionals. Customers can also enjoy baked goods and pastries reminiscent of the best Parisian patisseries.Monoprix in Avenue at Etihad Towers will also encourage local produce as an integral part of its allure and support the company’s overall ‘farm to fork’ approach, whilst also housing an extensive range of high-quality private label food and nonfood products. An exclusive beauty and personal care section is also certain to resonate with Abu Dhabi’s discerning audience. For the first time in the capital, the best of food and décor will be in store as the Monoprix at Etihad Towers will showcase the Maison concept where the ‘art of living’ is celebrated through a selection of the finest houseware with a decided French edge. From cutlery and glassware to storage and linen and décor pieces, the theme is simple lines and earthy colours. For added convenience, Monoprix at Etihad Towers will also offer home delivery and online shopping through partners.“At Monoprix, good taste combines with quality and great value to give discerning consumers a refined and comprehensive retail experience,” said Marc Laurent, President, Retail – Everyday Goods, GMG.“From exclusive spaces like a bespoke juice bar and salad bar that you’ll only find at Monoprix at Etihad Towers to French-inspired home décor and the finest fresh food, shopping at Monoprix is designed to surprise and delight.”“Our first opening in Abu Dhabi reinforces our firm commitment to building the Monoprix brand in the UAE by opening in strategic locations and embedding ourselves into the hearts and lives of the discerning audience who call this region home,” he added. Customers will be eligible to receive an AED 25 shopping voucher on a spend of AED 100 in-store. “With the National Day weekend and festive season around the corner, customers can also take advantage of our one-stop shop for all their holiday shopping, be it for adding flair to their festive table or finding the best gifting options for every member of the family.” Monoprix Etihad Towers is now open and operates from 7:30am till 11:00pm daily in Avenue by Etihad Towers.
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First monop store opens in Dubai as GMG continues rapid expansion plan

Dubai: GMG, a global well-being company operating leading brands across sport, everyday goods, health and beauty, properties, and logistics sectors, marked another milestone in its retail expansion strategy by opening Dubai’s first monop convenient store at Jumeirah Town Centre. The monop convenience store caters to Jumeirah residents with a uniquely fresh and daily essential shopping concept, building on GMG’s promise of community food retail expansion. The Jumeirah shop is the 26th store in the Groupe Casino portfolio and the 47th store among all retail food brands under the GMG Everyday Goods division. It is located on the mall’s ground floor, centrally located in the popular Jumeirah neighbourhood. The store will offer a fresh and diverse selection of fresh produce and an extensive range of private label products by MONOPRIX and MAISON delivering the brand promise of “The Art of Food”. Committed to creating an impact towards sustainable and local product sourcing, monop will offer consumers the options of local fresh produce and vertically grown greens.Mohammad A. Baker, Deputy Chairman and CEO of GMG, said, “At GMG, we are constantly evolving to exceed our consumers’ expectations and looking at ways to innovate and support locally sourced products. monop will feature an indoor vertical farm, brought to you through our partnership with Bustanica, as well as, state–of–the–art fresh food and private label range under the monop concept in Dubai. We will continue exploring opportunities to expand to more neighbourhoods in Dubai and beyond and introduce more UAE residents to the GMG way.” GMG acquired Groupe Casino operations in the UAE in 2022, with exclusive rights to expand the group’s operations in the Middle East. The acquisition included 18 Géant hypermarket and supermarket locations across the UAE, as well as Groupe Casino’s other brands, such as Franprix and Monoprix as well as monop, to which GMG also has exclusive rights to expand. The UAE edition of the French concept incorporates the best practices of the brand’s promise of quality food under the umbrella of “The Art of Living,” created and developed by the Monoprix mother brand.GMG’s constantly evolving retail strategy comes amid a rapid expansion of the UAE’s consumer retail market. The segment is anticipated to grow at nearly 6% in the next five years and touch US$37.70 billion by 2027 because of the rising per capita income, a booming tourism sector, a growing number of expatriates, and new commercial projects, including malls.  Measuring 450sqm, the monop store features an extensive range of high-quality products such as coffee, specialized imported cheese cuts from around the world, ready hot and cold meals, including a full range of signature Emirates Flight Catering meals, and an array of options in deli and bakery. The store also has the much-loved MONOPRIX brands and other grocery essentials, in addition to spices, nuts, and a variety of MAISON nonfood products.Marc Laurent, President, Retail - Everyday Goods commented: “monop is truly unique, a true representation of modern life convenience store, making quality food accessible for everyone. In line with our sustainability efforts to make a change, we are partnering with RECAPP by Veolia to facilitate a more sustainable way of living, by allowing consumers to recycle at our branch through in-store recycling stations for plastic, batteries and cans. In the coming months, we will expand our partnership across more of our retail stores, including Geant and aswaaq branches.”To date, GMG has introduced over 120 brands and announced plans to double its global workforce by 2025. Currently, GMG employs over 10,000 people across all its verticals in 12 countries.Furthermore, after the Aswaaq acquisition in February this year, GMG also added 11 community malls and 22 supermarkets to GMG’s rapidly expanding retail network, positioning the group as one of the largest operators of community malls in the UAE.