JMA Group to invest Dhs60m in 20 new supermarkets

The new shops will create around 1,000 jobs, said the group



Retailer JMA Group will invest Dhs60m ($16.34m) in opening a chain of 20 supermarkets across Dubai by the end of 2018, it has announced.

The group, which currently has stores at eight locations in the emirate, also aims to open a further 100 convenience stores across the UAE, wider GCC and Asia by 2020, it said in a statement.

The 20 new Dubai supermarkets will create an estimated 1,000 jobs, said the group, which added that it will also introduce its own-brand products into its stores alongside “farm fresh products”.

Located in Dubai Marina, Dubai Investment Park, Al Karama, Arjan, Business Bay, Al Furjan,  Al Warqa and Oud Metha, the supermarkets offer a range of food and lifestyle products.