Dubai, United Arab Emirates: 16th September 2015 - aswaaq announced today the latest addition to its fleet of stores with the opening of a new supermarket in The Greens.
The 4,000 sq ft outlet is located in the Panorama building, near Regent International School and will serve a large catchment area, providing added choice and convenience for residents of The Greens, Tecom and surrounding communities. In addition to a wide variety of produce and international foods, it has a bakery, fishery and butchery.
A ribbon cutting ceremony officially inaugurated the new store; performed by Yousef Sharaf, CEO of Aswaaq, Affan Khoori, deputy CEO and Abdullah Al Qubaisi, board member of aswaaq.
The grand opening also included many activities for shoppers to share in aswaaq’s celebrations. The smell of hot food, baked goods and delicatessen delicacies filled the new store with customers able to sample a variety of treats. A ‘spin and win’ wheel offered shoppers the chance to win a number of prizes, including vouchers, gift hampers, free wafa points, and one minute’s free shopping. Children were also entertained with balloon twisting, gifts and a visit from aswaaq’s cartoon character mascot, Salloom.
Yousuf Sharaf, aswaaq CEO, said: “"We're proud to be able to offer shoppers in The Greens and surrounding communities, an enhanced selection of authentic, high quality produce and fresh food in a dynamic shopping environment.”
“The opening of our tenth store is a continuation of our expansion plans for 2015. This is just the beginning, and we expect to open more stores throughout the remainder of 2015 and early 2016," continued Sharaf.
aswaaq prides itself on providing wide choice and warm customer service in a street market environment through convenient locations in the heart of communities. In addition to its ten stores, aswaaq also has a remarkable online shopping service, which operates seven days a week.