Majid Al Futtaim Retail is putting data at the heart of its operations. ESM spoke to CEO Hani Weiss about the Carrefour franchise operator's growth ambitions. A full-length version of this article will appear in the next edition of ESM.
Founded three decades ago in Dubai, Majid Al Futtaim is the largest lifestyle and leisure conglomerate in the Middle East, reporting revenue of around Dh32.29 billion (€8.4 billion) last year across its operations.
Its Majid Al Futtaim Retail arm boasts a portfolio of around 450 stores, holding the franchise for the Carrefour brand in 30 countries, and operating the banner in 16.