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Media Statement:

Carrefour is a fully owned and operated business of UAE-based Majid Al Futtaim in 16 countries across the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Having first introduced the brand to the region in 1995, Majid Al Futtaim has tailored Carrefour’s offering in each country to provide customers a locally inspired retail experience. While we are closely monitoring the current situation and customer feedback, we remain proud that over 80% of our products are sourced regionally, enabling us to support local suppliers, families and economies. On behalf of more than 37,000 Carrefour colleagues employed by Majid Al Futtaim, we are proud to be from the region and for the region.

Has Carrefour been impacted by calls for a boycott?

Carrefour is a fully owned and operated business of UAE-based Majid Al Futtaim in 16 countries across the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Having first introduced the brand to the region in 1995, Majid Al Futtaim has tailored Carrefour’s offering in each country to provide customers a locally inspired retail experience. While we are closely monitoring the current situation and customer feedback, we remain proud that over 80% of our products are sourced regionally, enabling us to support local suppliers, families and economies. On behalf of more than 37,000 Carrefour colleagues employed by Majid Al Futtaim, we are proud to be from the region and for the region.

Is Carrefour/Majid Al Futtaim a French company?

UAE-based Majid Al Futtaim exclusively owns the franchise rights to operate the Carrefour brand in over 30 countries across the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Since introducing Carrefour to the region in 1995, Majid Al Futtaim has tailored Carrefour’s offering in each country to provide customers a locally inspired retail experience. We remain proud that over 80% of our products are sourced regionally, enabling us to support local suppliers, families and economies.

Is Carrefour selling French brands and products?

While Carrefour provides customers with a diverse product range featuring brands from all over the world, we are proud that 80% of our products are sourced regionally. Under the Carrefour private label brand, Majid Al Futtaim has developed an extensive range of more than 1,300 products that are manufactured and sourced from the UAE, Egypt, Pakistan and Lebanon.