The third initiative is the launch of digital raffles and gift cards. Not only is this an environmentally friendly initiative, it is also very convenient for customers who need not fill in an old-fashioned paper coupon to take part in a raffle. Every customer who purchases from Jumbo during select promotions automatically gets enrolled into an electronic raffle. Coupons are then seamlessly delivered to them via email or SMS.
The retailer is also in the process of investing a large amount to replace existing lighting at stores with energy saving LED lights. At present, 70 per cent of Jumbo Electronics stores have already been converted to LED lights. The balance will be converted over the next few months.
In addition to these, Jumbo has launched a complete range of Smart Home products including security & IP cameras, home automation & health, entertainment and connectivity. Products like smart thermostats, air purifiers, smart home hubs are quickly becoming popular in the UAE. These would help in running an efficient home, conserving energy and promoting healthier lifestyles. These are available across Jumbo stores and are installed on a turnkey basis by the experts at the Jumbo Unwired team.
With these initiatives, Jumbo expects to reduce paper usage by approximately 1 million tons per year.
Pankaj Kumar, Head of Jumbo Omnichannel Retail, said: “At Jumbo, we care for the environment and are committed to preserving the planet for our future generations. As a leading electronics retailer in the region, we are happy to have contributed towards this cause, which we believe is dear to most of our customers. This demonstrates that our values are aligned with our customers’ beliefs.”
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.
In 2014, Jumbo Retail transitioned in to a fully OmniChannel retail brand, with the launch of its online store, www.Jumbo.ae, 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.
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