Lulu Group to set up central logistics hub at Dubai Wholesale City

March 5, 2018 | By RetailME Bureau

The Dubai Wholesale City (DWSC) has signed an agreement with Abu Dhabi-based retail conglomerate Lulu Group International to set up AED300-million central logistics hub at the region’s largest fully integrated wholesale hub.

Spanning an area of 1.3 million sqft, the central logistics hub is estimated to take shape within 30 months and once completed, the modern high-end facility will provide efficient distribution services to meet the consumption requirements of Lulu Group International’s growing network of malls and hypermarkets across Dubai, Sharjah and Northern Emirates.

The agreement was inked by Abdulla Belhoul, CEO of Dubai Wholesale City, and Yusuffali MA, chairman of LuLu Group, in the presence of Saud Abu Al-Shawareb, COO of Dubai Industrial Park along with senior executives and associates from both parties.

Speaking on the occasion, Belhoul says, “We welcome Lulu Group International to Dubai Wholesale City. The upcoming facility will benefit from the DWSC’s world-class infrastructure, governmental support and full suite of services that can enhance efficiency across all stages of operations. Set to serve as an all-encompassing destination for food trading as well as a variety of other sectors, DWSC is making steady headway in completing infrastructure works in line with emerging market trends.”

“Dubai Wholesale City is keeping a close eye on local, regional and international market needs in order to provide a fully integrated ecosystem through its two components: Dubai Industrial Park and Dubai Food Park. DWSC is set to play a vital role in supporting Dubai’s economic diversification efforts,” he adds.

Lulu Group International operates 144 hypermarkets and shopping malls across the region making it a top player in the organised retail sector. According to the recent Deloitte Integrated Annual Report, Lulu Group International is among the top 50 fastest growing retailers globally with a 32% market share.

On his part, Yusuffali commended DWSC’s integrated services that will contribute to the significant expansion of the group’s operations and enhance its ability to meet the growing demands of consumers.

The upcoming central logistics hub will benefit from DWSC’s proximity to Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Road and Emirates Road. Just 10 minutes away from Al Maktoum International Airport, the Park is also a 15 minute-drive from the Jebel Ali Free Zone. Notably, the destination is set to provide a range of comprehensive governmental services including customs, clearance, licensing, food safety and supervision all under one roof.



Previous Article Next Article



Lulu Group partners with Amazon expanding grocery offerings to online customers in the UAE

Abu Dhabi based grocery retail chain Lulu Group has partnered with Amazon 

Continue Reading

November 24, 2022 | By RetailME Bureau
Food Tech Valley partners with Tradeling to boost UAE’s food ecosystem

UAE-government-led initiative Food Tech Valley – announced in 2021 by His Highness 

Continue Reading

November 17, 2022 | By RetailME Bureau
Lulu Hypermarket to open in The Dubai Mall in 2023

Abu Dhabi-based supermarket chain Lulu Hypermarket is all set to open in 

Continue Reading

November 10, 2022 | By Rupkatha B
Beyond Meat’s Q3 2022 results “disappointing”

Plant-based meat brand Beyond Meat’s financial results for the third quarter of 

Continue Reading

November 10, 2022 | By RetailME Bureau
Barakat unveils new biodegradable packaging

UAE’s fresh produce brand Barakat has launched bio-degradable packaging across its entire 

Continue Reading

October 27, 2022 | By RetailME Bureau
Pure Harvest CEO Sky Kurtz

UAE-based agritech start-up Pure Harvest Smart Farms has signed a Memorandum of 

Continue Reading

October 27, 2022 | By RetailME Bureau
Carrefour signed up as anchor tenant for Midtown Project

Carrefour, owned and operated by Majid Al Futtaim – Retail in the 

Continue Reading

October 27, 2022 | By RetailME Bureau
Grandiose Supermarket announces country-wide expansion plans

Grandiose Supermarket, part of Ghassan Aboud Group, has announced expansion plan in 

Continue Reading

October 26, 2022 | By Rupkatha B
100 years of Valrhona

The Valrhona journey began 100 years ago with a cocoa bean. Since 

Continue Reading

October 24, 2022 | By Justina Eitzinger
On-demand grocery delivery in 15 mins

Deliveroo UAE has announced the expansion of its rapid grocery delivery service 

Continue Reading

October 24, 2022 | By RetailME Bureau
Mariam bint Mohammed Almheiri, Minister of Climate Change and Environment

The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) revealed that the UAE 

Continue Reading

October 17, 2022 | By RetailME Bureau

Abu Dhabi-based leading supermarket chain Lulu Group has appointed investment bankers Moelis 

Continue Reading

October 13, 2022 | By RetailME Bureau

Download Images RetailME Magazine