Lulu Group expands Far Eastern operations with second hypermarket in Malaysia


July 2, 2019 | By RetailME Bureau

Abu Dhabi-based, Lulu Group has further consolidated its presence in the Far East by opening its second hypermarket in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur.

YB Datuk Seri Saifuddini Nasution Ismail, Minister of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs of Malaysia officially inaugurated the Lulu Hypermarket in the presence of ambassadors of various countries; Yusuffali MA, chairman of Lulu Group; CEO, Saife Rupawala; executive director, Ashraf Ali MA; director, Salim MA; top Lulu officials; prominent local businessmen; and other dignitaries.

The new Hypermarket which is also Lulu’s 174th globally is strategically located at 1 Shamelin Mall in the Cheras district of Kuala Lumpur. Spread across 80,000 sqft, the Lulu Hypermarket has been designed using the latest retail space concepts and most modern technology for ease of shopping and will serve the residents of Cheras and its nearby areas for their daily shopping needs.

After the inauguration, the trade minister and dignitaries were led on a guided tour of the hypermarket by Yusuffali who briefed them about the various sections, unique features and amenities of the latest hypermarket.

“We are really proud of the efforts and investments of Lulu Group in Malaysia. They are not only investing in retail sector but also supporting our farming sector by exporting large quantities of agricultural produce to their operations around the world. Apart from this, the Lulu Group is also providing huge employment opportunities to our local Malaysian youth,” said Ismail.

“As declared during the inauguration of our first Hypermarket in Malaysia, we are firm on our expansion plans in Malaysia and are committed to launching four new hypermarkets in different parts of Malaysia before end of 2020. This includes projects in Setia City Mall, Bangi Gateway, Bachang (Malacca) & Johor Bahru,” added Yusuffali. “We are also exploring other markets in Malaysia and expect to create more than 5,000 job opportunities for the Malaysian work force.” Lulu Malaysia currently employs more than 300 Malaysians in their two hypermarkets in Malaysia.

Apart from Malaysia, Lulu Group that has retail presence in Indonesia, is also keenly pursuing expansion in Singapore.

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