Grandiose Supermarket has been awarded the Most Admired Retailer of Food and Grocery at the Middle East Retail Forum (MRF) 2020.

The forum takes place annually in Dubai and features the most powerful entrepreneurs, leaders and innovators in the retail industry.

This year the event was held at Conrad Hotel in Dubai, UAE and Grandiose Supermarket was declared the most admired food and grocery retailer of the year in the Middle East.

Images RetailME Awards is a celebration of retail achievements in the region. It recognizes the exceptional accomplishments and best practices of the region’s top retailers.

Grandiose was chosen for the award considering its outstanding success and its remarkable expansion in the country winning customers confidence especially during the rough times of COVID-19 pandemic. The home-grown retail chain was also evaluated on multiple parameters such as service, quality, innovation and customer experience.

The CEO of the supermarket chain Olivier Latour received the award from Amitabh Taneja, Chairman and Managing Director of Images Group, and Justina Eitzinger, Chief Operating Officer of Middle East Retail Forum.

Olivier Latour expressed his excitement after receiving the award commenting, “We are very honoured to have received such a prestigious award. We thank Images Retail ME for this wonderful recognition as well as all of our loyal shoppers. This encourages us to continue our expansion plan, with boosted confidence, as always, keeping the community at the centre of everything that we do.”

The CEO also stated that several stores are set to open in the country with the newest being in December within Mina Port Wasl Properties. He further added that 2021 will be very busy, with no less than 6 stores opening in the first quarter of the year.

Currently, Grandiose operates from 12 supermarkets in Dubai Marina Promenade and Marina Walk, Jumeirah 2, Um Suqeim 1, Silicon Oasis, Barsha, Dubai Mall, Sports City, RAK Grove, Address Downtown, Masdar and Reem Island (Abu Dhabi).