Carrefour is one of the largest hypermarket and supermarket chains in the UAE. The brand was launched in the region in 1995 by Majid Al Futtaim, which holds the exclusive rights to operate in 38 countries across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. In 1995, it opened its first hypermarket in City Centre Deira UAE and through the years, expanded to 172 stores in 15 countries across the region, serving around 200,000 customers a day.
Its hypermarkets offers an unrivalled choice of more than 100,000 food and non-food products as well as thousands of household goods. It targets customers by providing them with variety and value-for-money. By 2018, Majid Al Futtaim Retail expects to reach 140 hypermarkets and 210 supermarkets and expand its territory in 6 new markets.