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Top retail award for LuLu

May 28, 2014

MANAMA: LuLu Hypermarket's Bahrain operations has won the Middle East Retail Academy (MERA) "Best Retailer of the Year" award for its performance as a consumer information technology (IT) supplies retailer.

The annual award, assessed by a jury of retail channel experts, commended the four-strong hypermarket chain in Bahrain for showing strong sales in PC, tablets, PC accessories, tablet and phone accessories, imaging, storage, smart phones, hardware and networking software, audio accessories and wearables categories.

This year's MERA awards included four submission-based categories, including two brand new awards.

All entries were assessed by a VIP jury of retail channel experts, with the overall winner in each category announced at the "MERA: 2014 Awards" gala held in Abu Dhabi in conjunction with DISTREE Middle East Event.

"We are particularly delighted that LuLu Hypermarket, Bahrain, has won the MERA Best Retailer of the Year award for its performance as top IT retail channel," said LuLu Hypermarket regional director Juzer Rupawala.

"At LuLu Hypermarket, we try to anticipate every customer's needs and satisfy the quality and price quotient and this is particularly true in the fast-changing world of IT goods.

"Therefore, we are pleased that our vibrant IT department has been recognised and declared a winner in areas such as customer satisfaction, sales growth, profitability, store experience, vendor relations, innovation and service levels," he added. LuLu Hypermarket entered Bahrain in 2007 and has four hypermarkets in the kingdom - at Hidd, Riffa, in Ramli Mall at A'ali and in Dana Mall, Manama.

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Source: Gulf Daily News (Bahrain)

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