Grottini Retail Environments
and EMKE Group
renew a long-lasting partnership by creating the first LuLu hypermarket in Malaysia
, Kuala Lumpur.
LuLu Group is the retail division of EMKE Group, which has become a trendsetter in the retail industry throughout the Middle East. Synonymous with quality retailing, Lulu Group currently manages 126 stores across the GCC, Egypt, India, Indonesia, employing more than 38,000 people of various nationalities. The group was recently ranked by Deloitte as one of the top 10 world's fastest-growing retailers.
The 250,000 sq. ft. hypermarket was inaugurated by the Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Sri Najib Tun Razak
in the presence of Deputy Prime Minister Dato Sri Dr. Ahmed Zahid Hamidi
, Minister of Agriculture, government officials, UAE ambassadors, the High Commission of India, and other dignitaries. The Kuala Lumpur project is part of a big expansion plan of the group in Malaysia which plans on opening up 10 more hypermarkets in the next five years.
is a large shopping universe that offers the widest selection of products and exclusive brands.
A carefully curated exhibition of products, a rationalization of space, and a refined use of color and images provide a better shopping experience
The culinary offerings, including hot food from around the world, fresh seafood and local products, is one of the strengths of the new Lulu hypermarket.
Lulu Hypermarket has always distinguished itself as an environmentally friendly hypermarket
, adopting selected equipment and technologies such as advanced logistics, ventilation and refrigeration systems, LED lighting and biodegradable bags.
The department store concept was developed by Grottini Retail Environments in accordance with the highest international standards. The hypermarket is spread out over three levels in a very modern setting
and provides everything: from household products to electronics to clothing and accessories for the whole family. A tailored layout is designed to allow customers to "move" easily between different categories of products.
Photo by Richard Cadan
From left: Ashraf Ali Executive (Director Lulu Group), M A Salim, regional Director Emke Group, Yab Dato’ Sri Mohd. Najib Bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak (Prime Minister of Malesya), Yusuff Ali M.A (Chairman & Managing Director, LuLu Group) and Rajamohan Nair (Director Far East ops, LuLu Group).
From left: Nicola Evoli, Rajamohan Nair and Francesco Grottini.