UAE announces Choithrams supermarket chain expansion across the Gulf region

Asma Ahmed - | UAE

Choithrams, the renowned supermarket chain in the UAE, is set to undergo a substantial expansion, encompassing the opening of numerous new stores across the UAE, Bahrain, and Qatar, along with the introduction of online shopping services in Bahrain and Qatar.

This expansion initiative coincides with the celebration of its 50th anniversary in the UAE. Furthermore, Choithrams has solidified a partnership deal with Sainsbury's to retail the UK-based major's products in the UAE, Qatar, and Bahrain.

Despite these ambitious plans, the company has clarified that it has no immediate intention of going public. Instead, it intends to finance its expansion endeavors through internal resources and bank financing. Rajiv Warrier, CEO of T Choithram & Sons, revealed plans to open 4-5 stores in the UAE and three each in Bahrain and Qatar this year.

Additionally, the supermarket chain will launch Megamart.bh and Megamart.qa, online shopping platforms for Bahrain and Qatar, to meet the growing demand for online shopping.

Warrier emphasized that Choithrams will focus on enhancing its e-commerce capabilities and warehouse infrastructure to align with market needs and consumer behavior. While the company remains committed to its private status, it aims to continue innovating and growing its presence in the region.

Choithrams, with its 50-year legacy, has become synonymous with quality and convenience in the UAE. The supermarket chain has played a pivotal role in introducing various international retail products to the UAE market through strategic partnerships.

By maintaining a robust presence across multiple trade channels, including modern trade, groceries, convenience stores, and duty-free outlets, Choithrams continues to be a trusted destination for everyday needs in the UAE and beyond.

About Author

Asma Ahmed
Asma Ahmed
1510 Total posts


Read Also

UAE
Dubai Launches New RTA App Update to Renew Licenses, Pay Parking Faster

In an effort to streamline services and improve the user experience, Dubai has launched a significant update to the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) app.

UAE
Dubai Roads Authority upgrades Sheikh Rashid St. to energy-efficient LED lights

Sheikh Rashid Street serves as a vital thoroughfare traversing the heart of the city, boasting an impressive expanse of 10 lanes. As one of Dubai's primary roadways, it plays a pivotal role in facilitating the flow of traffic and connecting...

UAE
Abu Dhabi Introduces 3-Day Sale, Dh100,000 Gifts & Comedy Shows this weekend

Abu Dhabi gears up for an exciting weekend filled with entertainment and festivities across its mainland, islands, and suburban areas.

UAE
Authorities decide to partially close the main road in Abu Dhabi during weekends for two months

It has been decided by the authorities that the major route in Abu Dhabi will be partially closed on weekends for a period of two months.

UAE
GDRFA sets out the conditions for obtaining a short-term UAE visa on arrival

The GDRFA outlines the requirements for obtaining a UAE visa for a limited period of time upon arrival.

UAE
The UAE grants some travelers a pre-approved visa upon arrival, with conditions

Upon arrival, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) provides certain tourists with a pre-approved visa, subject to certain requirements.

UAE
Emirati companies grant their employees maternity leave for one year and paternity leave for 42 days

Employees of Emirati enterprises are eligible for maternity leave for a period of one year and paternity leave for a period of forty-two days.

UAE
UAE: Egyptian man finds Dh149,000 cash in an ATM and returns it back to police

Abdel Fattah Mahmoud Abdel Fattah, an Egyptian national residing in Ajman, UAE, stumbled upon a significant sum of money while using an ATM. The amount, totaling Dh149,000, presented Abdel Fattah with a moral dilemma.

UAE
 The cost of traveling by air taxi in the UAE from Dubai to Abu Dhabi

How much does it cost to take an air taxi in the United Arab Emirates from Dubai to Abu Dhabi?

UAE
Jobs that qualify for a 10-year blue visa in the UAE

There are jobs in the United Arab Emirates that qualify for a blue visa, valid for a decade.

UAE
A long holiday is soon for UAE residents

Residents of the UAE will soon be enjoying a lengthy vacation. Do you plan to combine the five-day Eid al-Adha holiday with your annual leave? 

UAE
Dubai launches 30 electric buses to serve commuters in 3 major areas

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai is set to introduce a fleet of 30 electric buses to cater to passengers in key areas such as Business Bay, Al Wasl Road, and Dubai Mall. Thirty electric buses will soon be available to users at...

UAE
UAE destroys over 400 mosquito site in anti-dengue campaign

The UAE health authorities have successfully eradicated 409 mosquito breeding sites identified as potential sources of dengue fever, according to a senior government official.

UAE
UAE Announces Expected Rise in Airfares for Summer Flights

Travel agents report that bookings for popular destinations like the Maldives have surged by over 10%. However, the increase in demand comes amid concerns that airfares in the UAE and globally might rise due to a shortage of available seats.

UAE
UAE fined a Company Dh450,000 for violating trading, investment rules

On Tuesday, officials in Abu Dhabi announced that an online investing and trading platform had been penalized around Dh450,000 for issuing securities without a valid prospectus.

UAE
Abu Dhabi restaurants are preparing to raise prices soon

In the near future, restaurants in Abu Dhabi plan to increase their prices.

UAE
Emirates flight cancellation: An accident in the sky damaged the Emirates plane

Emirates flight cancellation: The aircraft sustained damage in midair due to an accident.

UAE
UAE to Deploy 100 Free, Fast-Charging EV Units Across All Seven Emirates

The UAE has marked a significant milestone in its sustainability journey with the official launch of UAEV, the first government-owned electric vehicle (EV) charging network in Abu Dhabi.

UAE
Sharjah Government orders sewage connection for buildings on main roads

In a recent directive issued on Tuesday, the Ruler of Sharjah emphasized the immediate connection of residential and commercial buildings situated along the main roads in the emirate's industrial areas to the sewage network.

UAE
Dubai Launches new Dh55-Billion Community with Parks Near Al Maktoum Airport

An ambitious project totaling Dh55 billion, The Heights Country Club & Wellness, has been launched by major real estate developer Emaar Properties. Situated within a short distance from Al Maktoum International Airport, this development will...

The UAE issues a new law regarding the property