British retailer Marks & Spencer, operated by the Al-Futtaim Group, has announced the relaunch of its Yas Mall, Abu Dhabi store. The 25,000 square foot boutique concept store offers a contemporary look and feel, with all new interiors that centre around optimising the customer experience.
The design showcases the very best of the British brand’s premium food offering with over 1,100 new grocery lines including the addition of over 400 new chilled food products as well as fresh fruit and vegetables, to a brand-new Marks & Spencer Café concept.
For the very first time, customers at the Yas Mall store will have access to the best of Marks & Spencer’s food with over 1,500 premium items to choose from including vegan options and fresh everyday fruit and vegetables. Shoppers can also pick up store cupboard favourites such as authentic Italian pasta and show-stopping freezer food featuring high-quality classics including desserts.
Whilst customers looking to incorporate more plant-based foods into their diets can feast on the award-winning Plant Kitchen range, developed with a ‘flavour first’ mentality. And for special occasions, Marks & Spencer customers really are spoilt for choice with a variety of antipasti, over 35 luxury cheese products and impressive desserts to choose from, taking anyone’s taste buds on a culinary journey.
The relaunched store also houses a brand-new 1,500 square foot Marks & Spencer Café for those who want to pick up food while on the move or dine-in, which can seat up to 50. Serving a variety of meals for the whole family to enjoy, customers can choose from a brand-new look and a selection of baked treats, to delicious healthy smoothies, a wide selection of soups, salads, & sandwiches, as well as British classics such as Fish and Chips and a traditional Afternoon Tea.
Nick Batey, General Manager, Marks & Spencer MENA, says: “The relaunch of our Yas Mall store marks yet another milestone for us as we look to grow our food market across the UAE to bring customers greater choice with quality products for the whole family. Over the past 12 months, we have focused our efforts on expanding our range of fresh produce, groceries, household items, and the introduction of branded products to complement the Marks & Spencer range. We’re excited that customers visiting our Yas Mall store will now be able to shop over 400 new chilled products and enjoy dining at our new café.”
The news of the relaunch of the Yas Mall store follow Marks & Spencer introducing several new ways to shop the brand’s food, which now includes M&S food delivery application, Deliveroo and InstaShop in Abu Dhabi and Dubai stores.