Carrefour, has opened a second store in Uganda.

Located in Naalya,Uganda, the new retail store spanning over 2,050 square meters, seeks  to address the immediate shopping needs of shoppers who live and work in Naalya, Ntinda, Namugongo and its vicinities.

In a statement, the Majid Al Futtaim retail chain said Carrefour Naalya offers an unrivalled choice of more than 20,000 products including freshly baked pastries, fresh fruits and vegetables, fresh fish, meat, cheese, ready-to-eat meals, as well as a wide selection of non-food products.

More than 90 per cent of these products are sourced from local suppliers in Uganda.

Commenting on the launch, Franck Moreau, Country Manager of Carrefour Uganda and Kenya explained that Carrefour’s underlying aim is to offer Ugandan shoppers the best products and widest range at the most affordable price.

“With this expansion, we are delivering more convenient and modernised shopping experiences to more of our Ugandan customers. This new Carrefour not only offers a wide range of products sold at the best prices, but also uplifts the surrounding community by creating direct and indirect employment opportunities for over 90 Ugandans,” said Franck Moreau.

To celebrate the opening, Carrefour will run a promotional campaign starting today until 28 March 2021, bringing daily and weekly savings deals on a vast range of essential items.

During this period, Carrefour will also offer customers daily big deals of up to 50 per cent off on select items as well as 100 free shopping trolleys for customers participating in the spin and win game.

The opening of the new retail store  follows the one-year anniversary celebration of the hypermarket’s Oasis Mall store in February.