First of all Carrefour is one of the largest hypermarket and supermarket chains in the world. Furthermore the brand was launched in the region in 1995 by Majid Al Futtaim, which consider the exclusive franchisee to operate Carrefour in 38 countries across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.
Also in 1995, Carrefour opened its first hypermarket in Deira City Center UAE. Through the years Carrefour has expanded to over 175 countries. Most noteworthy Carrefour stores in 15 countries across the region now, consequently Carrefour is serving over 200,000 customers a day