In terms of the company's physical presence, Majid Al Futtaim opened two new shopping malls in the UAE and Oman, increased its number of hotels to 13, and added 33 grocery retail stores
, growing its portfolio to 264.
Grocery retail stores
were believed to be an endangered species.
The new yogurts debuted in major grocery retail stores
throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin earlier this year.
In recent years, however, a growing number of retail businesses, including grocery retail stores
, have moved out of the area.
The increasing preference of consumers to purchase personal care appliances in grocery retail stores
also helped mid-range products like Rayovac to consolidate its position, as hypermarkets stock a wider range of mid-priced products and stress the price convenience of products stocked.