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Carrefour celebrates 3 years in Uganda, sh150million free shopping to be won by customers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Ugandan shoppers are set to win up to sh150 million in free shopping and enjoy massive daily discounts as Carrefour celebrates three years in Uganda from 25th January, until 12th February 2023.

To mark the occasion and growth, the retailer will check out 1,000 shopping trolleys free of charge and reward MAF MyClub App members with loyalty points every day during the celebration. A total of sh150 million worth of rewards is available for lucky winners.

Carrefour has also announced an array of discounts of up to 50 percent across multiple categories including groceries, fresh food, electronics, appliances, and homeware.

Shopping carts will be chosen at random every day over the course of 19 days, with no limit on the winning trolleys.

“For 3 years, Carrefour has played an active role in Uganda’s ever-evolving communities, and we look forward to contributing and serving our customers for more years,” said Franck Moreau, Regional Director of Carrefour East Africa at Majid Al Futtaim Retail.

“Our mission is to uplift the communities around us, hence the importance of connecting with our customers individually by offering unique surprises and offers to suit them. By paying for 1,000 customers’ shopping every day, we are spreading joy as we celebrate our 3rd anniversary in Uganda, and creating great moments for all shoppers, every day, throughout this celebratory month.”

Majid Al Futtaim launched its first Carrefour store in Uganda in December 2019 at Kampala’s Oasis Mall, and in March 2021 opened its second store in Naalya at Metroplex Mall. Five additional stores at Lugogo, Victoria, Acacia, Village Mall and Arena Malls were opened between October 2021 and January 2022.

Majid Al Futtaim currently provides 20,000 products across its stores, of which 98% are locally sourced.  Customers are also able to order products online through partnerships with Glovo and Jumia Food.

Carrefour was launched in the region in 1995 by UAE-based Majid Al Futtaim, which is the exclusive franchisee to operate Carrefour in over 30 countries across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia, and fully owns the operations in the region. Today, Majid Al Futtaim operates over 375 Carrefour stores in 17 countries, serving more than 750,000 customers daily and employing over 37,000 colleagues.


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