Landmark Group brands amongst Best Workplaces in the UAE

Landmark Group's Centrepoint, Babyshop, Shoexpress and Emax recognised for excellence in workplace culture

Landmark Group brands amongst Best Workplaces in the UAE

Dubai: Landmark Group homegrown brands, Centrepoint, Babyshop, Shoexpress, and Emax were recognized as one of UAE’s best employers by global research and consultancy, Great Place to Work® institute yesterday. The brands were awarded the certification following an extensive employee engagement survey.

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience and the leadership behaviours proven to deliver market-leading revenue and increased innovation. The GPTW rankings cover a wide cross section of businesses, from furniture and fashion retailers to courier forwarders and hotels. Organisations are reviewed on multiple parameters - of credibility, respect, fairness, pride and camaraderie by employees within the organisation.

Currently, Landmark Group employs over 55,000 employees across 23 countries. Over the last few years, the Group initiated the Landmark Happiness Movement to build the foundation of a great workplace. As a part of this initiative, a dedicated people engagement framework was built that focused on four key pillars - reinforcing core organizational values, women in workforce, enhanced health and well-being of its employees, and ensuring a high degree of transparency amongst its employees.

Nisha Jagtiani, Group Director, Landmark Group, said: “This recognition from the Great Place To Work® Institute, is a big achievement for us and we are pleased to have received this recognition for four of our homegrown brands. As a Group, we are committed to providing our employees with a positive and happy work environment which helps us grow and build a strong business together. We have a people-first strategy that focuses on keeping our people at the heart of our business as they positively impact us every single day, elevating our customer engagement. This recognition is a testament to our continued efforts at bringing in value to the lives of our employees and the community at large.”

Centrepoint, Babyshop, Shoexpress and Emax were among 30 other companies in the Middle East to receive the certification. The Group’s popular fashion brand, Splash has also previously won the recognition of ‘Best Workplace’ three times in a row. ICONIC and Fun City are other Landmark Group brands that have been awarded this honour in previous years.

About Landmark Group
Founded in 1973 in Bahrain, the Landmark Group has successfully grown into one of the largest and most successful retail organizations in the Middle East and India. An international, diversified retail and hospitality conglomerate that encourages entrepreneurship to consistently deliver exceptional value, the Group operates over 2300 outlets encompassing over 30 million square feet across the Middle East, North Africa and the Indian sub-continent.

Landmark Group has a strong workforce of over 55,000 employees and provides a value-driven product range for the family through its retail concepts: Centrepoint, Babyshop, Splash, Shoe Mart, Lifestyle, Iconic, Max, Shoexpress, Home Centre, Home Box, Emax and UAE first food discounter VIVA. In addition to the brands developed in-house, the Group also holds the franchise rights for some of the world's leading fashion and footwear brands in the countries where it operates.

The Group has also diversified in the leisure, food and hospitality with Landmark Leisure, Balance Spa & Salon, Citymax Hotels, Fitness First and Foodmark, the restaurant division, which operates the Group's own and franchise food outlets.

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