(MENAFN Editorial) ENOC Retail, the retail business subsidiary of Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC), has opened its ZOOM Market stores in Dubai Shopping Centre in Deira and at Bab Al Bahr in Ras Al Khaimah, providing 24x7 service to residents in the locality for their complete range of home needs “ from fresh fruits and vegetables to meat and poultry as well as other household and grocery items.
ZOOM Market is an expansion of the ZOOM convenience store concept of ENOC Retail, with the first store opening to strong response from the community, along Sheikh Zayed Road. ENOC has also unveiled a smaller version of ZOOM Market, the ZOOM Mart in residential communities in Dubai and Ras Al Khaimah.
Burhan Al Hashemi, ENOC's Managing Director of Retail said: "The expansion of our ZOOM Market concept highlights our focus on strengthening our retail operations by being closer to the community, and providing them full-service food & grocery outlets.
"Reflecting the values that have made ZOOM the fastest-growing convenience store in the region, the ZOOM Market outlets will focus on providing fresh food products to customers with the highest levels of service efficiency and convenience in an elegantly designed environment. We see tremendous growth opportunity in this market segment to bring a truly world-class shopping experience."
The ZOOM Market operates 24 hours/7 days a week with home delivery facility. It caters for daily and weekly shopping top-up requirements for homes, and also operates an extensive fresh food and beverae counter with ample external seating. The shop provides further convenience through its extended ZOOM Services counter where customers can pay their various utility and banking bills and avail of a host of other services.
The Dubai Shopping Centre outlet is conveniently located behind Deira City Centre, while the Bab Al Bahr outlet is located on Marjan Island in Ras Al Khaimah.
Winner of the 'Most Admired Retailer “ Food & Grocery' in the ImagesRetail ME Awards and the 'Store Concept of the Year' Award for the MENA region at the InRetail Summit 2012, ZOOM today has a network of over 150 ZOOM convenience stores operating as part of ENOC's fuel station and on the Dubai Metro network. ENOC is also franchising ZOOM stores, providing total training support to the dealers.
ENOC Retail had earlier opened two stores: ZOOM Mart in in Royal Breeze 1, a residential community in Al Hamra Village, Ras Al Khaimah, and ZOOM Market in Al Barari, a luxurious villa community in Dubai.
Operating across a network of over 120 service stations in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, ENOC Retail, over the years, has come to symbolise speed, convenience, service and value. In addition to its core fuel retailing, the service stations feature convenience stores, cafes, car wash and quick lube outlets, as well as automotive services and vehicle testing and registration “ offering an integrated experience for customers. ENOC Retail has over 4,000 employees who spearhead the retailing of fuel, fuel products and an array of products and services.