March 01, 2017
- ZOOM expansion part of growth strategy aiming to build 25 new stores in 2017
- Targets 100 retail stores in the UAE by 2020
- New stores in Dubai South and Rove Healthcare to serve adjoining communities
Dubai, United Arab Emirates; March 01, 2017: ZOOM has opened two new stores in strategic locations in Dubai that will cater to the growing communities of Dubai Healthcare City and Dubai South.
The ZOOM stores are in Rove Dubai Healthcare City - Emaar Hospitality Group's latest mid-scale hotel brand, and in Building D, Dubai South.
Open 24 hours, the 1,315 sq ft ZOOM store in Rove which are both home - grown brands will provide the 286-room hotel residents and visitors a wide range of fresh and packaged products in a clean, bright and welcoming environment. The ZOOM store in Dubai South is spread over 2,042 sq ft, offering its full range of services.
Both stores will offer customers' services like DEWA bill payment, Lootah Gas bill payment, iTunes, gift cards, VoIP cards, Du Hello cards, Etisalat/DU recharge, Fly Dubai payment, Salik and much more.
His Excellency Saif Humaid Al Falasi, Group Chief Executive Officer of ENOC said: "Dubai's population is continuing to grow as new opportunities allow for new jobs in the run up to Expo 2020. Dubai South is expected to sustain a population of a million people and is designed to create 500,000 jobs when completed. Similarly, our partnership with Emaar Hospitality stems from our continuous effort in supporting Dubai's tourism vision.
"ZOOM's expansion is aligned with our commitment serving the Emirate's growing needs by providing best-in-class services and products that conveniently and with ease."
ZOOM has ambitious growth plans, to open 100 stores by 2020. With over 200 strategic locations in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah and Umm Al Quwain, ZOOM has a variety of formats from service station C-stores, to mini marts, metro stores up to large scale supermarkets, located in several high-end locations such as Burj Khalifa, Burj Gate, Cayan Towers and Burj Al Salam.
The merchandise mix is primarily focused on food and drinks, with non-food items, and other services as well.