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04 December 2019
4th December 2019, Abu Dhabi, UAE—LuLu Group, the highly diversified conglomerate well known for the largest hypermarket chain in the region, has been awarded with two retail spaces in the upcoming Midfield Terminal at Abu Dhabi International Airport. In a special function, Saifee Rupawala, CEO of LuLu Group, and Bryan Thompson, CEO of Abu Dhabi Aiports, signed the conclusion agreement in the presence of Sheikh Mohammad Bin Hamad Bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Airports, Yusuff Ali M.A, Chairman and Managing Director of LuLu Group, and Tony Douglas, CEO of Etihad Airways.
LuLu Group is expected to fulfill a shopping venue of 20,000 square feet, featuring an ultra-modern and futuristic-themed store fitted out by international designers, which is dedicated for specialist gifting and non-food department store. An exclusive range of products will be available at affordable price points to provide a unique shopping experience to all kinds of travellers.
Sheikh Mohammad Bin Hamad Bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan said: "The Midfield Terminal is one of the region's most significant aviation infrastructure projects, and it is only fitting that it will now be home to one of the region's most successful international conglomerates. LuLu Group will make a significant contribution to our long-term retail strategy, and we look forward to working closely with them in the coming months and years."
Bryan Thompson added: "We are delighted to partner with the Lulu Group as we work to deliver the Midfield Terminal. This deal showcases the inclusive and diverse retail environment present at Abu Dhabi International Airport, and we are confident that the addition of the LuLu brand will contribute toward providing passengers with an enjoyable and memorable experience when arriving, departing or transiting through the airport. The innovate thinking and strategy behind our fit out of the Midfield Terminal's retail spaces is perfectly aligned with the grandeur of the building itself, ensuring that we exceed passenger expectations and deliver a seamless and comfortable experience."
"We are really excited and proud to have been awarded retail space in the upcoming world-class new Midfield Terminal at Abu Dhabi International Airport. Our legacy of more than four decades in the retail industry across the UAE, GCC and other parts of world will surely hold us in great esteem to come up with a trend-setting retail ambiance both in terms of design and product offerings. We are leaving no stones unturned to deliver a world-class shopping experience to the millions of travelers expected to arrive in Abu Dhabi," said Yusuff Ali M.A.