French hypermarket chain Géant has launched its 7th anniversary celebrations with a mega promotion that offers shoppers the chance to win prizes worth over AED 300,000 during a 17-day shopping carnival at Ibn Battuta Mall, which ends on 2nd June.
Hundreds of shoppers, who thronged the mall’s Géant Hypermarket on Thursday evening, were pleasantly surprised by a Flash Mob involving about 50 participants who came out of the blues and abruptly broke into a dance act to kick off the anniversary celebrations. You can watch the video by logging on to Géant’s Facebook page - facebook.com/geantuae.
Shoppers spending a minimum AED 200 are entitled to a coupon that will be entered into the grand draw on 3rd June, offering 100 fabulous prizes including four top prizes in the form of Géant shopping vouchers to the total value of AED 50,000. These vouchers can be redeemed at the hypermarket over a period of one year. Lucky shoppers also stand to win 96 other prizes including laptops, LCD TVs, mobile phones, tablets and cameras at the grand draw.
The same coupons are entered into daily draws for 10 lucky shopping trolleys. These 10 lucky winners will win back the value they have shopped with Géant in the form of Géant vouchers, which will have a validity of one month. A total of 170 winners will be picked in the daily ‘Shopping Trolley draw.
Facebook fans also can participate in the celebrations and win daily prizes by clicking ‘Like’ on Géant’s Facebook page (facebook.com/geantuae) while you can also tune in to Al Arabia 99, City 101.6 and Dubai 92 radio stations for a chance to win AED 500 Géant Vouchers every day. Further, those who spend a minimum AED 200 get more chances to win prizes by presenting their receipt to Spin The Wheel.
On top of the multiple prizes on offer, shoppers also get the opportunity to pick up great bargains and a range of food, textiles, household items and electronics at unbeatable prices. Géant will also announce daily one special deal that will be given away at a special price while daily intermittent Flash sales of 10 minutes duration will take place between 5 and 10 pm in-store on Food, Textiles, Household & Electronics.
Log on to www.geant-uae.com to register for Géant’s newsletter and get regular updates on special offers. Géant is also offering shoppers the opportunity to avail themselves of 0 % installment on purchase of electronics above AED 1,000 through the credit cards of select banks.
Further, an exciting line-up of activities await children visiting Géant at Ibn Battuta Mall including magic shows, clowns, balloon benders, stilt walkers, face-painting and an art and craft corner.
Commenting on the anniversary celebrations, Mohammad Ashfaq, Country Head, Retail Arabia, the master franchisee for Géant in the region, said: “With Géant currently going through a high-growth phase, we felt that it was appropriate to celebrate our 7th anniversary by offering mega rewards to our loyal shoppers. As summer temperatures soar and the UAE’s residents and visitors are drawn to the cool havens of shopping centres, our hypermarket at Ibn Battuta Mall provides us the perfect platform for hosting our line-up of exciting activities, and in the process providing greater value to our customers”.
Ranjith Punja, Merchandise Manager, Géant, said: “We have created a carnival-like atmosphere to enrich the shopping experience of all our customers, and this is reflected in the programme that we have drawn up. It features a fine mix of fantastic promotions, special offers and bargains on a wide range of merchandise, plus fun activities for the family”.
Géant has been operating in the region since 2001 and has hypermarkets in Bahrain, Dubai and Kuwait. Other than hypermarkets, Retail Arabia also owns and runs nearly 30 supermarkets under various brands in the region. Globally, Géant, which is owned by the Group Casino, has over 115 hypermarkets, and is the 5th largest hypermarket group in the world.