Shaikh Muhana bin Saif bin Hamad al Ma’wali, Wali of Bausher officially opened Al Karama Hypermarket in Al Khuweir, n the presence of a gathering that comprises key officials from various departments and general public from different walks of life yesterday.
“We are excited about the Al Khuweir branch which is the 6th in our long journey towards serving the clients across the various wilayats of Oman”, Abdu Nasser, Managing Director of the Group said.
The Karama Hypermarket located behind Zawawi Masjid in Al Khuweir, spread over 20,000 sq. feet, have some of the best value-for-money merchandise from across the globe and are priced to suit everyone’s pocket. Located in the thickly populated Al Khuweir residential area, Al Karama have everything for modern living all under one roof, he further said.
“We have arranged everything that a customer would want to for his livelihood and a highly competitive price level which is the advantage of shopping with this Center”.
Besides the competitive price range, there will be as many as 2,000 winners who will be given a sure chance to win mobile phones, tablets, watches, telephones, iron, trolley bags, handbags and clocks based on their volume of purchase on the first few days.
He said Al Karama has a strong track record of providing jobs to local work force which represents nearly 65 per cent of the total employees besides sending them to training and development programmes.
“We have a strong local workforce of more than 130 Omani nationals comprising both male and females and we are an equal opportunity employer. All our staff members are given free training by visiting experts in the relates areas. In 2016, we will be opening doors to more than 100 local, qualified employees as we plan expanding our base”, Nasser added.
Mohammed Shamas, Executive Director, Karama Group of Hypermarkets said the group has major expansion plans for the coming year that will also create more employment opportunities for the local manpower. “We are in an aggressive growth mode and we have plans to open farm fresh vegetables and fruits directly from Omani farms to the customers. This too will create hundreds of jobs for local workforce”.
With 6 hypermarkets spread across Khabourah, Suwaiq, Ruwi, Samayil, Bahla and Al Khuweir, Al Karama Hypermarket Group has diversified their business interests such as Suwaiq Gift Center, Khabourah Shopping Center, Fashion Fabrics Ruwi, Al Batinah Jewellery-Suwaiq, Al Karama Dental clinic and a sister concern Dubai Shopping Center in Suwaiq and Samayil. Their landmark project, Al Karama Hypermarket in Azaiba is fast progressing and will also be dedicated to those who love shopping soon, the management further said.