Festival Plaza welcomes more brands

RetailME Bureau

Since opening a month ago, Al-Futtaim’s newest shopping destination Festival Plaza has added a further 18 stores to its offering. Festival Plaza’s GLA now stands at 485,536 sqft.

The 18 new stores cover a range of offerings from food, beauty, accessories and home and leisure and will further strengthen the mall’s existing retail offer.

Additional dining options include world’s first IKEA Café, Sultan Baba Iskendar, Peppermill, Famous Dave’s, Sapori, Popeye’s, M&S Café, KFC, Pizza Hut and Sumo Sushi. Among the existing F&B concepts are Baskin Robbins, Café Nero, Cinnabon, Denny’s, Dunkin Donuts, Jamaica Blue, Keventeers, Movenpick Ice cream, Tim Hortons, Tony Roma’s and Zaatar W Zeit.

“Just one month ago as we opened Festival Plaza, we reinforced our commitment to providing our customers with the best-in-class experiences and celebrations from shopping, entertainment and dining. With the addition of these new offerings and F&B options we are delivering on this, combining spectacular experience and convenient services to meet the everyday needs of our customers. We are excited to continue to work with the best local and international retailers to bring them to Festival Plaza,” said Timothy Earnest, group director of Al-Futtaim Malls.

The fashion and accessories brands present at Festival Plaza include Al Jaber Optical, Hour Choice, Jawhara Jewellery, Just Accessories, Lovisa, Marks & Spencer, Optix 20/20 and Rivoli Eyezone, while the beauty category includes Arabian Oud, Art Of Shaving, Health Hub Pharmacy – Al Futtaim’s new business – Life Pharmacy, Supercare Pharmacy, Super Trim Ladies & Men’s Salons and WOW Ladies Beauty Salon

While the home category is represented by IKEA, Kare, PAN Emirates and Stressless, there are other toys and specialty concepts such as Borders, Toys R Us, Mumuso as well as entertainment brand Stay & Play. In addition, there are services too like money exchanges and ATMs, among others, and 2,310 parking spaces.