Hardly any traveler did not meet any Carrefour during his /her trips abroad. Carrefour is currently the third biggest hypermarket chain in the world, selling everything connected to daily household shopping. In Dubai, there are currently five Carrefour shopping centers and supermarkets in different sizes, so there will be no problem for you to find the nearest one to you during your stay.
Carrefour is one of the most popular shopping places in Dubai. Carrefour is a French business that was set up in 1959 as a single grocery store, at a crossroad in France near Annecy. Since then, Carrefour owns around 1400 hypermarkets all around the world. Carrefour hypermarket is a symbol of shopping heaven for many. Carrefour has its own brands for many products, which are sold cheaper as is usual with many hypermarket chains. Also in Dubai Carrefour works this way.
First, let us see what hypermarket exactly means. Hypermarket is a type of store, which is a mixture of a supermarket selling mostly groceries and a shopping centre, selling everything else, from fashion items to furniture in shape of having a basic main area and additionally can contain other smaller retail shops as well. Carrefour usually contains one huge single selling area. Carrefour operates mainly in an ownership system, but also has a franchise segment, which is considerably smaller. Interestingly, we think about all the area internationally owned by Carrefour. Carrefour hypermarkets are mainly found in South America, North Africa, Europe and Asia. After France, the most important countries of Carrefour are Spain, Brazil and China.
In Dubai and the area of the whole United Arab Emirates, the stores operate due to a contract between Carrefour and Majid Al Futtaim group. In Dubai, you can find altogether five stores of the Carrefour hypermarket chain. With this number, this is the first foreign hypermarket chain, which is represented in this high number in Dubai. The biggest Carrefour hypermarkets found in the Mall of the Emirates, Mirdif City Centre, besides that, there are also smaller outlets in Deira City Center and in Bur Dubai.
Between the promotion and discount system, we find the Carrefour Dubai discount coupons, by which you can save some money, if you get one previously following a shopping in Carrefour Dubai. The huge store-chain has also issued diverse cards like the Najm, Salik and ACT Green Cards. Out of these cards, the Najim is for wealthy shoppers, as it is a credit card. Carrefour Dubai also issues gift coupons.
Among the diverse shopping segments within Carrefour Dubai, outside the huge section concentrating on fall sorts of foods and drinks, we find home appliances, car and diy, cleaning and detergents, pet and gardening sections. These are also the clothing and accessories, electronics, toys, TV and audio, baby-care, stationary, kitchen and dining wares, travel and outdoor sports not to mention the beauty section.
Carrefour’s offers can be seen in the weekly catalogues of Carrefour, which you can also see online, on the site of the Dubai Carrefour. In the food from around the world section, you can find all sorts of foods from each part of the world, which is famous for their cuisine. So, do not miss the chance, go shopping in a Carrefour in Dubai.