Carrefour hypermarket opens in Kazakhstan

Carrefour hypermarket opens in Kazakhstan

Dubai - The new hypermarket is located in Almaty's Grand Park Mall and offers more than 30,000 items, including fresh produce and groceries, home appliances, sporting goods and leisure equipment, and textile products.



By Staff Report

Published: Sun 21 Feb 2016, 11:00 PM

Last updated: Mon 22 Feb 2016, 12:04 PM

 Majid Al Futtaim Retail, the retail arm of Majid Al Futtaim, has opened its first Carrefour hypermarket in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
The new hypermarket is located in Almaty's Grand Park Mall and offers more than 30,000 items, including fresh produce and groceries, home appliances, sporting goods and leisure equipment, and textile products.
Eric Legros, CEO, Majid Al Futtaim Retail, said: "The opening of our first outlet in Kazakhstan marks a major milestone for Majid Al Futtaim as we mark another milestone in our regional growth.
"Kazakhstan is a significant long-term growth market for us, and the new Carrefour Grand Park marks the beginning of a significant KZT 5 billion [Dh52 million] investment programme that will deliver two additional projects in Almaty and Astana."
The new Carrefour Grand Park store has provided employment to more than 450 people. It is expected to create an additional 150 direct and indirect jobs in Almaty, including 50 local management positions.
The hypermarket is working with more than 500 suppliers from Almaty and 20 suppliers from different regions of Kazakhstan, including 130 local manufacturers, producers and farmers.
- business@khaleejtimes.com 


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