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Carrefour brings self-checkout service to Bahrain

A hand-held device, simple to use with a bank card or smartphone, allows customers to scan and bag purchases

Carrefour Egypt partners with Merge to provide sign language interpretation

Carrefour Egypt stores will offer sign language interpretation

Carrefour has partnered with Merge, an IT company to launch simultaneous sign language interpretation in its stores

single-use plastic bags in Dubai

You now need to pay for single-use plastic bags in Dubai

Major retailers such as Géant, Grandiose, Carrefour are geared up to implement this by providing sustainable and eco-friendly alternatives

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Single-use plastic ban in Abu Dhabi begins: Everything you need to know

Major retailers in the UAE such as Carrefour, Spinneys and Lulu are geared up to implement this by providing sustainable and eco-friendly alternatives

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Carrefour launches its first Bio store in Dubai

Located in City Centre Me’aisem, it features the retailer’s first-ever café and an in-store hydroponic farm

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Northladder partners with electronic retailers to enhance trade-in programmes in the UAE

As people increase the trade-in of their devices, Northladder will launch white labelled apps for retail partners

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Video: Autonomous robots deployed in Carrefour fulfilment centre in Dubai

Claimed to be the first-of-its-kind facility in the Middle East, the centre is located at Carrefour in Ibn Battuta Mall

Majid Al Futtaim taps IBM blockchain for food traceability at Carrefour stores

Entire history of the product will be readily available to customers in stores

Carrefour employs more Tally robots across its UAE stores

Eleven more Tally robots to be added for stock management and control

Vertical farming’s success depends on the cheapest lightbulb

Agriculture and forestry account for about a quarter of the world’s greenhouse gases, while the hunt for new farming land to feed a growing global population has exacerbated deforestation

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Supermarket chain Waitrose to charge for plastic bags as part of sustainability initiative

All proceeds from the sale of plastic bags will be donated to Emirates Nature-WFF

How Covid-19 accelerated digital transformation in retail: lessons from Carrefour

Philippe Peguilhan, country manager of Carrefour UAE at Majid Al Futtaim Retail discusses retail with Gulf Business in the age of Covid

Dubai’s Majid Al Futtaim opens largest Carrefour online fulfilment centre

Located in Dubai’s Al Garhoud area, it was built in five weeks and covers an area of 5,000 square metres

Majid Al Futtaim launches Dubai’s ‘first’ in-store hydroponic farm

The farm spans 24 square metres and can accommodate up to 16 varieties of leafy greens and herbs

UAE retailer Majid Al Futtaim launches online marketplace through Carrefour

The platform has been successfully piloted for six months with third-party sellers and is now available on the Carrefour mobile app and website