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|04 December, 2018

Carrefour joins growing DAMAC Hills community

Carrefour opens its doors with special offerings for residents of Dubailand and surrounding neighbourhoods

Carrefour joins growing DAMAC Hills community

Dubai, UAE – Carrefour, one of the largest hypermarket and supermarket chains in the world, is now part of DAMAC Hills, a premium residential community in the heart of Dubailand, announced DAMAC Properties. The opening of the Carrefour DAMAC Hills branch is among other milestones for the gated community, including the recent launch of the first recreational centre and the handover of homes to over 1,500 families.

Operated in the region by Majid Al Futtaim, known for reinventing the retail experience, Carrefour’s 67th supermarket in the UAE is located in the heart of the DAMAC Hills master community. The supermarket features a premium look-and-feel and offers Food 2 Go counters, as well as a variety of groceries at the same quality and value that Carrefour’s customers have grown accustomed to. The store also offers Carrefour Now, an online shopping experience with no minimum spend and free one-hour delivery.

“In a maturing international market like the UAE, consumers are highly aware and have particular tastes, expecting retailers to offer both convenience and a spectrum of product offerings,” said Niall McLoughlin, Senior Vice President at DAMAC Properties. “Which is why we’re delighted to welcome an esteemed retailer like Carrefour into the development, and are confident that our growing community will be keeping them busy restacking shelves.”

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Commenting on the opening, Philippe Peguilhan, Country Manager of Carrefour UAE at

Majid Al Futtaim Retail said “At Majid Al Futtaim we continue to expand our Carrefour footprint in areas with strong demand for our offering, while maintaining the high standards that we have set for our brand. This location follows suit having been specifically designed to match the aesthetic of the local community, and we’re excited to be serving the residents of DAMAC Hills.”

The store joins increasing community members, including residents, Jebel Ali School and the Trump International Golf Club Dubai. Once completed, DAMAC Hills will comprise over 4,000 luxury villas, 7,500 apartments and serviced apartments, along with a golf course and nearly four million square feet of private green parkland. This summer, DAMAC signed a landmark agreement with Radisson Hotel Group to develop and launch the ‘Radisson Hotel, Dubai DAMAC Hills’, a 481-key hotel property set to open its doors by the end of 2019.

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About DAMAC

DAMAC Properties has been at the forefront of the Middle East’s luxury real estate market since 2002 – bringing luxury living experiences to residents from all over the world. Making its mark at the highest end of stylish living, DAMAC Properties has cemented its place as the leading developer in the region, offering iconic design and the utmost quality. The Company’s footprint now extends across the Middle East and beyond, with projects in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Jordan, Lebanon, Oman and the United Kingdom.

As of 30th September 2018, DAMAC Properties has delivered over 24,000 homes. The company has a development portfolio of over 40,000 units at various stages of planning and progress, comprising more than 10,000 hotel rooms, serviced apartments and hotel villas, which will be managed by its hospitality arm, DAMAC Hotels & Resorts. With vision and momentum, DAMAC Properties is building the next generation of Middle East luxury living. Visit us at www.damacproperties.com

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For more information, please contact:

Rania Maroun, Manager, Corporate Communications, DAMAC Properties.

Tel: +971 4 3731696 │Email: rania.maroun@damacgroup.com

About Carrefour

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.

In 1995, Carrefour opened its first hypermarket in City Centre Deira UAE and through the years, expanded to over 250 Carrefour stores in 15 countries across the region, more than 750,000 customers a day.

Carrefour operates different hypermarket and supermarket stores to meet the growing needs of its diversified customer base. In line with the brand’s commitment to provide the widest range of quality products and value for money, Carrefour today offers an unrivalled choice of more than 100,000 food and non-food products as well as thousands of household goods to create great moments for everyone every day.

Carrefour is dedicated to rewarding its loyal customers and offering access to a unique and pleasant shopping experience through special offers and promotions throughout the year. Carrefour is committed to continued business growth in convenient locations across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia to create great moments for everyone, every day. More than 36,000 colleagues work at Carrefour stores operated by Majid Al Futtaim Retail.

About Carrefour in UAE

Carrefour was launched in the UAE in 1995. Today, Carrefour operates 28 hypermarkets and 67 supermarkets, employing more than 11,000 colleagues.

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