Waitrose & Partners opens new Dubai shop
Statement released by Waitrose Media Centre on 3rd September 2020
Waitrose has today opened a new convenience shop in Dubai as it continues its partnership with Fine Fare Food Market LLC (FFFM). It has become its sixth shop in Dubai and its twelfth in total in the United Arab Emirates.
The 4,000 sq ft convenience shop is situated in Al Barari, in the heart of an active eco-conscious residential development. It will offer a range of Waitrose products – from its Essential Waitrose range to its Waitrose No.1 range, including fresh fruit and vegetables, freshly baked bread and Food to Go. The shop also includes a vegan section, featuring quick and easy ready meals and staple vegan must-haves.
The store employs 16 people and FFFM will run its daily operation, supported by Waitrose in the UK, with a focus on delivering the high levels of customer service and quality food that shoppers expect from the Waitrose brand. Waitrose Al Barari will open seven days a week from 7am to 11pm.
Barry Delehanty, Head of Commercial Sales at Waitrose, said:
“We are continuing to see increasing demand for Waitrose and its food products in the UAE and worldwide and so delighted to be working with our partners in Fine Fare Foods Limited to open this store in Al Barari. We are proud that our brand appeals to so many customers in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.”