Jumbo Electronics expects smartphone segment to dominate sales at Gitex Shopper 2018

Five 65-inch Sony 4K HD TVs up for grabs from Jumbo's social media contest

Atul Joshi, Head of Distribution, Jumbo Group

Atul Joshi, Head of Distribution, Jumbo Group

Dubai, UAE: Following the launch of new smartphones from leading brands, Jumbo Electronics, the leading omnichannel retailer in the region, is forecasting that smartphones will drive sales at this year’s edition of Gitex Shopper, scheduled to be held from 2 to 6 October 2018 at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).

During the five-day event, the new iPhone XS/XS Max, Samsung Note 9, Oppo Find X among other smartphones will be available at the Jumbo stand, in addition to the latest gaming laptops, and thin and light laptops and tablets. Under its yearly slogan, ‘Jumbo is Gitex”, the company will also offer great bundle offers on gaming products along with digital cameras and ultra-large televisions using OLED and QLED technologies.

“For us at Jumbo, smartphones have always been the most saleable products at GITEX Shopper and with new devices launched in time for Gitex Shopper, we are expecting that smartphones will remain the number one segment at the event. Laptops continue to be popular in the market, particularly gaming laptops, which have a niche market in the region. Over the years, we have seen a strong demand for high-end gaming laptops from customers, driven by the rise of online gamers in the region,” said Atul Joshi, Spokesperson of Jumbo Group.

Furthermore, the company is featuring an exclusive experience zones for Sony, Dyson, and Samsung. Sony area will showcase large sized TVs, OLED TVs, top-of-the-range DSLR and mirrorless cameras, personal audio products like headsets, speakers and the accessories ecosystem at its experience zones.

Jumbo will also create Dyson Experience Zone that will allow visitors to see and try out the full product range of Dyson. Among the products that will be on display are the Dyson V8 cordless vacuum cleaner, Dyson Supersonic and Dyson Air Purifiers. There will also be hair dressers at the stand to showcase the innovative features of Dyson Supersonic.

Additionally, Samsung’s mobility area will include an experience zone for the Galaxy Note 9 phones, including the new range of Samsung tablets, watches and smart accessories.

Aside from the bundle offers, Gitex Shopper visitors can enjoy the benefits of JumboSalama, an extended warranty that covers any product defects and physical damage for up to two years. Jumbo UnwiredCrew, a team of qualified, experienced and trained tech experts, will also be at Gitex Shopper to assist visitors and provide smart solutions as well as gadget-related set up issues.

Meanwhile, Jumbo is launching a special Gitex Shopper digital contest across its Facebook and Instagram pages. When playing the game on Jumbo’s social media platforms, customers only need to get all three slots to stop at ‘Win’, to win a AED100 gift voucher and ‘TV’ to win a 65-inch Sony 4K HD TV. AED100 gift vouchers are up for grabs every hour while one lucky winner will win the TV every day all throughout the five-day Gitex Shopper.

Visitors can enjoy the latest offers at Jumbo stands with the company’s dedicated team of product specialists available to assist them. Furthermore, deals of the day including price discounts and exclusive offers will be regularly updated on the online shopping website www.jumbo.ae, so visitors can check it regularly throughout the five-day event. Most offers during the exhibition will also be extended to Jumbo’s retail outlets across the UAE. 

Jumbo Electronics is available at Gitex Shopper from October 2nd – 6th, 2018, hall Zabeel 5&6, stand Z6.


About Jumbo Electronics Co. Ltd (LLC):

Established in 1974, Jumbo Electronics Co. Ltd. is UAE’s leading distributor and retailer for IT and consumer electronics. Since its inception, Jumbo has been the chief distributor of the iconic brand, Sony, in the UAE and Oman. Jumbo is also a trusted distribution and retail partner for many of the world's other leading brands including Acer, Apple, Asus, Alcatel, Blackberry, Brother, Casio, Daikin, Dell, Dyson, Gorenje, HP, HTC, Lava, Lenovo, LG, Motorola, Ricoh, Samsung, and Sennheiser. In addition, Jumbo offers quality, affordable consumer electronics from its private label brand, Supra. It has an extensive network of retail stores and service centres spread across the Emirates and a growing distribution and retail presence in Oman, Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait.

Jumbo launched its innovative online shopping portal, www.jumbo.ae in November 2014, as an online extension of Jumbo’s brick-and-mortar network, showcasing the brand’s definitive retail expertise in local markets. The website features a number of never-before seen features in the region’s consumer electronics industry, including flexible delivery through the ‘Click & Collect’ service, Card-on-Delivery, 2-Click checkout, and other intuitive user experiences.

Jumbo’s Distribution SBU provides specialised services, including Mobility & Solutions for telecom and information technology sectors, as well as specialty consumer goods. The firm’s B2B business focuses on office automation products, managed services and ELV solutions.

Setting new benchmarks in customer service in the markets in which it operates, Jumbo offers uncompromising adherence to quality and unrivalled after-care through Jumbo Serve, its dedicated 70,000sq. ft. service center in Jebel Ali and 24/7 customer hotline 800 JUMBO.  

Over the years, Jumbo has evolved its flagship retail, distribution and trading businesses to offer services under diverse verticals such as Enterprise, Logistics, Engineering and Light Manufacturing. Through its multi-discipline approach, Jumbo enjoys a presence in core industries across regional markets, including hospitality, retail, construction, education, healthcare, oil and gas, and financial services.

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