Monoprix S.A. the major French city-center retailer with its respected up-scale positioning and successful business model, combining food retailing with clothing, household items, perfumes , cosmetics and gifts has entered the Qatar market. The grand opening of Monoprix took place on 07th November 2013 at Palm Tower, West Bay.
In attendance at the event were Mr. Nabeel Ali Bin Ali , Vice Chairman & Executive Vice President Ali Bin Ali Group, Mr. Stéphane Maquaire Deputy CEO Monoprix France, Mr. Christian Kestemont , General Manager Monoprix Qatar and a contingent of Senior Management staff of the Ali Bin Ali Group.
Commenting on the opening Mr. Christian Kestemont said “We are delighted that we have brought one of the France’s best known retail chains to Qatar. By its presence Monoprix has widened high quality shopping options for Qataris and Expatriates who prefer a refined retail experience. Our unique and intuitive array of products and services has been designed to anticipate our client’s needs. We know that this is a market where our customers are cosmopolitan. That’s why we made all arrangements to fulfil the aspirations of clients with a positive retail experience. We are so pleased to say that Monoprix is poised and ready to deliver a world class shopping experience in Qatar. We are immensely confident that Monoprix will capture the interest of the market and grow because we are bringing out an extraordinary selection of products. We have a wide range of organic, gluten free products in addition to one of the widest selections of fresh produce. Monoprix Qatar will feature a café corner, which will offer a delectable variety of Bakery, Cake, Desserts and other treats and an option for the customer to dine in.”
Mr. Stéphane Maquaire, Deputy CEO Monoprix France said, “ We are very pleased to establish the presence of Monoprix in Qatar, in partnership with the Ali Bin Ali Group. The strength of the Ali Bin Ali Group and the equity of the Monoprix brand, has all the hallmarks of a successful collaboration. So we look forward to building a great success story in Qatar.”
Monoprix , represented in Qatar by the Ali Bin Ali Group, has more than 480 stores in France . The company already extended its global reach with 75 stores worldwide, in locations such as Tunisia and Lebanon, among others.
With Qatar’s retail sector continuing its positive, upward trend Monoprix is poised to meet a keenly felt need for superior quality retail experiences in the country’s ever expanding market.