Officials of sales outlets in Dubai and Sharjah stated that the offers of sales for the Eid Al-Fitr season will range between 20 and 60%, and will include basic food and consumer goods, noting that the offers will be launched starting tomorrow (Thursday), and will continue until the third day of Eid, in most outlets. To meet the needs of consumers during that period.
They pointed out to "Emirates Today" that contracting with suppliers has been made to supply large quantities in warehouses, focusing on a number of food commodities, which are experiencing high demand during that period, such as meat, poultry, fruit, candy, and chocolate of all kinds, in addition to other food products. Like oils and rice.
In detail, the general manager of the Emirates Cooperative Society, Mohammed Youssef Al Khaja, said that “(the cooperative) will be offered through its outlets in various regions of Dubai, offers of discounts for the Eid Al-Fitr season, and they start tomorrow, and with percentages of discounts ranging between 20 and 60%.” When preparing for it, to offer basic food and consumer goods, you witness a high demand during that period, such as poultry, fruit, candy, chocolate products, and nuts, in addition to other basic food products such as rice, pasta, and canned goods.
He added that «Eid discount offers are offered during early periods, to allow consumers to buy during separate times, without the need to crowd outlets at one time, with the extension of offers throughout the days of the holiday, providing several opportunities to meet consumer needs, during that period, especially With the provision of sufficient quantities of supply companies in relation to discounts goods.
In turn, the CEO of the Union Cooperative, Khalid Hamid bin Theban Al-Falasi, said that “(the cooperative) launches a campaign for tomorrow for Eid Al-Fitr, with rates of discounts exceeding 50%, and it includes basic food and consumer goods, taking into account the inclusion of a number of commodities.” Which is witnessing a high consumption demand during this period, such as meat, poultry, fruit and vegetables, in addition to candy and nuts. ”
He explained that «(the cooperative) contracted with the supply companies to supply its warehouses with large quantities of goods included in the offers of Eid discounts, which will continue to be campaigned throughout the days of the holiday, thus allowing consumers to purchase at separate times without the need to compete at specific times, especially with The extension of the time period for sales before and during Eid ».
The spokesman for the markets of the "Markets" group, affiliated to the "Dubai Government Investment Corporation", Abdul Hamid Al-Khashabi, said that "the outlets of the group have already launched offers of discounts for the Eid Al-Fitr season, with rates ranging between 20 and 50%, to meet the needs of consumers from Supplies for the holiday season at low prices.
He added that «the outlets (markets) took into account the diversity in the products included in the offers of discounts, to meet the different needs of consumer groups, from basic food and consumer goods», pointing out that «offering reduced offers shortly before Eid, reduces congestion at the outlets during the Eid night, especially With the availability of demand options through electronic platforms, which have witnessed an unprecedented growth in demand during the past period, indicating the growth of consumer awareness of benefiting from those platforms, and avoiding congestion or in the ports without a necessity ».
For his part, Rashid Bin Howiden, director of supply and merchandise promotion at the Sharjah Cooperative, explained that “(the cooperative) offers through its outlets offers of Eid al-Fitr discounts starting tomorrow (Thursday), which reduces the financial burden on families, by providing a large number of products. At low prices, according to their needs for the Eid season, pointing out that "Eid discount offers will include sales rates ranging between 20 and 50%, and it is expected that these offers will continue throughout the Eid period."
He pointed out that «(the cooperative) was keen through planning the offers of the Eid campaigns to include them for a large number of basic food and consumer commodities, which are experiencing high demand during that period, in addition to offering discounts well before the Eid, allowing the opportunity for consumers to buy at various times, without "The need to crowd outlets at one time."
• The growth in demand for electronic platforms for sales outlets in an unprecedented manner.