Hisense, the global electronics and whitegoods manufacturer, has opened its first branded store in the Middle East, operated and managed by FGT, at the new Dubai Hills Mall shopping and lifestyle destination, marking a strategic milestone in the technology leader’s regional expansion initiatives. The opening was attended by regional leadership and representatives from from Dubai Department of Economy & Tourism (DET), including Shaikha Ahmad Al Bishri – Director of Business Excellence Department and Ahmad Hassan Al Zaabi – Director of the Consumer Protection Department.
The new store features Hisense’s wide range of smart consumer electronics and home appliance products, including numerous top of the range models of TV’s, Laser TV’s, Refrigerators, Washing Machines, Dishwashers, Microwaves, as well as the newest mobile category and smartphone range. The store’s product line-up also includes an assortment of home and kitchen appliances under the brand ‘Gorenje’ – the European homeware manufacturer that was acquired by Hisense in 2018. “We are excited to announce the opening of our very first physical store here in Dubai. As one of the fastest-growing regions for Hisense globally, our company values driving innovation and delivering best-in-class quality to customers resonates so well in the Emirates. This is just the beginning of our regional journey; we are already in the planning phase for another flagship store in Qatar, which will be closely followed by with two more stores planned in Saudi Arabia this year,” said Jason Ou, President of Hisense Middle East & Africa.
After touring the 1,358 square meter store, Al Bishri maintained the opening underlined Dubai’s enduring appeal to major global brands. “For Hisense to choose Dubai for its first branded store in the region is a clear testament to the business-friendly landscape and commercial appeal of Dubai,” said Al Bishri. “Dubai and Hisense share many values, including the prioritisation of technology, innovation and customer happiness.” Ismail Al Hurani, Chief Operating Officer of Hisense Middle East & North Africa, added: “The opening of our first regional store further underlines the brand’s vision – set when launched in 1969 – to become the world’s most reliable consumer electronics brand. Through the continual pursuit of scientific and technological innovation, our ongoing expansion plans, and rollout of our latest and most innovative product, we are aiming to become the region’s preferred brand for millions of consumers across the Middle East.”
Among the full suite of Hisense’s consumer electronic range, the new store will host the regional debut of the super smart 100L9G Laser TV – the latest large-screen product from Hisense’s TriChroma Laser TV series. The 100L9G Laser TV regional debut comes as Hisense, an official sponsor of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM, looks to score big with local and regional consumers through its futuristic laser technology, which delivers images more closely resembling what the human eye sees than any commercial TV product ever mass produced.
“The Middle East is renowned as an early technology adopter, and we believe regional consumers will respond enthusiastically to our advanced technology, which delivers a superior experience in the television as well as home appliance segments. These new product assortments deliver high quality performance supported with advanced technology. Our latest innovative Laser TV technology is surpassing the consumer expectation by bringing cinematic experience to everyone’s home,” added Ou.
The 100L9G TriChroma Laser TV, which comes in 100-inch and 120-inch ambient light rejecting screen sizes, has 4K ultra high-definition picture quality and high dynamic range for sharper, brighter and more colorful images Hisense has ambitious plans to elevate its brand awareness across the region, with the most recent FIFA World Cup 2022TM Official Sponsorship the latest in a raft of global sporting collaborations, including the UEFA Euro 2016 & 2020, the Australian Open, NASCAR Xfinity Series, Red Bull Racing, Joe Gibbs Racing, Germany’s FC Schalke 04, FIFA World Cup 2018TM and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG).
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