Al-Futtaim Opens Watsons Store in Dubai Festival City Mall


November 23, 2020 | By RetailME Bureau

UAE-based Al-Futtaim has announced the opening of Watsons in Dubai Festival City Mall.

Spanning cross 2,900 square feet, the store is designed as a beauty playland for customers with digital tools such as skin analyzers and virtual try-ons as well as a huge range of exclusive products and brands.

It also comprises different sections showcasing focused categories such as Global Picks, Clean and Green, Derma skincare and – as is most essential now – Masks .

“Al-Futtaim provides quality products and services that enrich people’s lives each and every day. We are committed to continuously diversifying our offering to be able to deliver on this brand promise. We take pride in bringing the best global brands and most exclusive experiences to the region and the opening of our Watsons store in Dubai Festival City Mall is another example of this as it aspires to become the number one skincare expert in the region”, said Ria Chauhan, General Manager, Watsons GCC at Al-Futtaim.

Brands on offer at the store include Hada Labo, Erborian, Superdrug, Gosh, Holika Holika, Some by Mi, and Eucerin.

“We are focused on consistently offering diverse, unique and innovative experiences to our customers through new
concept retail and we continue to work hand in hand with renowned international and local brands to meet this promise. It gives us great pride that brands like Watsons continue to believe in Dubai Festival City Mall and our ability to deliver daily exceptional experiences for our customers through investing in our project as partners. Consistently bringing new brands to our mix reflects our commitment to customers and ambition to excel to cater to their needs”, said Steven Cleaver, Director of Shopping Centers Dubai, Al-Futtaim Malls.

Structured into five operating divisions, Al Futtaim employs more than 42,000 employees across 25 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, and has partnered with over 200 innovative brands.

Dubai Festival City Mall is one of the major shopping destinations in Dubai. With over 400 outlets, the mall is home to IKEA, renowned fashion brands like Zara, H&M, Coach and Kate Spade amongst others.

Watsons currently operates around 7,800 stores and more than 1,500 pharmacies in 13 global markets. The brand operates in the health, wellness, and beauty market, providing personalized advice and counseling in health, beauty and personal care on top of its market-leading product range.

 

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