About Majid Al Futtaim
Founded in 1992, Majid Al Futtaim is the leading shopping mall, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
A remarkable business success story, Majid Al Futtaim started from one man’s vision to transform the face of shopping, entertainment and leisure, and to create great moments for everyone, every day. It has since grown into one of the United Arab Emirates’ most respected and successful businesses spanning 12 international markets, employing over 26,000 people, and achieving the highest credit rating (BBB) among privately-held corporates in the Middle East.
Majid Al Futtaim owns and operates 17 shopping malls, 11 hotels and three mixed-use communities in MENA, with further developments underway in the region. This includes Mall of the Emirates, City Centre malls, and also 4 community malls which are in joint venture with the Government of Sharjah. It holds exclusive rights to the Carrefour franchise in 19 markets across MENA and Central Asia, operating a portfolio of over 50 hypermarkets and over 55 supermarkets in 12 countries.
Majid Al Futtaim operates 109 VOX Cinemas screens and 16 Magic Planets across the region in addition to iconic leisure and entertainment facilities such as Ski Dubai and iFly Dubai among others. Majid Al Futtaim is parent to the consumer finance company issuing 'Najm' credit cards, a fashion retail business representing international brands such as Abercrombie & Fitch, Juicy Couture and Halston Heritage and a healthcare business. In addition, it also has a joint venture operation with Dalkia and has recently expanded into food & beverage in partnership with Gourmet Gulf.
Carrefour, one of the largest French hypermarket chains in the world was introduced to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) market in 1995 by Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, retail and leisure pioneer across MENA.
Carrefour has become the most dynamic, fast-moving and exciting hypermarket chain in the region and shared its growth with more than 21,000 employees from more than 68 nationalities in 12 countries, providing shoppers with variety and value-for-money.
Carrefour ensures customer satisfaction and everyday convenience while offering unbeatable value for money with a vast array of more than 100,000 products, shoppers can purchase items for their every need, whether home electronics or fresh fruits from around the world, to locally produced items.
Carrefour currently operates over 55 hypermarkets and over 50 supermarkets and one web store in 12 countries across the MENA region and will extend to include 38 countries in the Middle East, Central Asia, Africa and Russia.
By 2018, Majid Al Futtaim Retail expects to reach 140 hypermarkets and 210 supermarkets and expand its territory in 6 new markets.
OUR NEW BRAND VALUES WILL GUIDE US AS WE CONTINUE OUR JOURNEY
Together defines synergy where the whole is greater than the sum of the parts. We are creating the future together with an atmosphere of support that makes collaboration information and consensus building easy.
Passionate defines a youthful high energy, spirited outlook that believes that anything is possible. Twenty years ago, who would have thought that we would experience snow in the desert.
Being bold has always been the embodiment of Majid Al Futtaim, being the first to bring transformational experiences under one roof.
Being bold continues by us promoting a creative atmosphere, where there is courage to do things differently and go in to the unknown to make the impossible possible.