Choithrams, or Choithram, but not Choitram/Choitrams, is a chain of supermarkets in Dubai and UAE. List of stores and information.
- First Choithrams supermarket opened in the UAE in 1974.
Number of Choithrams stores in the UAE and Middle East
- 14 Nov 2013 (WAM) - 30 stores in the UAE, over 48 stores in the GCC region, another 32 supermarkets planned.
- 10 Sep 2012 (press release) - Choithrams has 48 stores in the GCC area in Bahrain, Qatar, Oman, UAE, with 27 stores in the UAE. Plans to open another 32 stores from 2012-2014.
- Jun 2010 - there are 27 Choithrams supermarkets in the UAE, with another 19 planned (The National 19 Jun 2010).
Choithram store locations in UAE
- Abu Dhabi - Khalidiya, and The Corniche. Both open 0830-2300 seven days.
- Al Ain - Al Mada Complex, Al Muwaiji, Al Ain Mega Mart, Al Suroor Superstore. All have opening times 0830-2300 seven days.
- Ajman - Sheikh Hamad Street, opening hours 0800-1330 and 1630-2300, tel +971-6-7446730.
- Fujairah - Sheikh Humaid Street, opening hours 0900-1330 and 1630-2200, tel +971-9-2225900.
- Dubai - Al Nasr Square in Dubai Tower, Al Wasl Rd opposite Safa Park and also in Umm Suqiem 2, Bur Dubai opposite Ramada Hotel, Bur Dubai Al Fahidi Street, DIFC (opening mid-2011 (?) ... delayed until end Nov 2013, open 0700-2200 daily (?)), Green Community, Holiday Center Sheikh Zayed Road, Hyatt Galleria, Jumeirah Beach Road, The Greens, The Lakes, The Springs, The Walk at JBR - Amwaj building, Umm Suqeim on Al Wasl Road. Most are open 0800-2200, Al Wasl Road shops open from 0700, Safa Park until 0100, Dubai Tower and Ramada store open 24 hours.
- Ras Al Khaimah - Julphar Towers (open in 2014), Mina Al Arab (open 14 Nov 2013), Nakheel (timings 0800-1330 and 1630-2300, tel number +971-7-2226515).
- Sharjah - King Faisal Street, opening times 0800-0100, telephone +971-6-5591832.
New Choithram's stores opening in Dubai
- Amwaj Choithrams in Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR), open June-2010? Area 3,500 sq feet.
- DEC Towers, Dubai Marina, 33,000 square feet, by end 2010?
- Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC), new store open end Nov 2013 (delayed from 2011?), has small pork section.
- Dubai Silicon Oasis, 22,000 sq ft, by end 2010?
- Jumeirah Lakes Towers, 40,000 sq ft, by end 2010?
New Choithram's stores opening in RAK
- Julfar Towers - agreement with RAK Properties announced 10 Sep 2012 (press release), store area 7064 sq feet, opening date expected Q1 2013. Delayed to end of 2013 or early 2014?
- Mina Al Arab - agreement with RAK Properties announced 10 Sep 2012 (press release), store area 8,567 sq ft, opening date expected Q1 2013. Delayed to 14 Nov 2013, area increased to 7,064 sq m (tripled from original information?), located in the Lagoons district.
Choithrams general information
- Choithrams magazine (free in Choithrams stores) - GoodTaste (Good Taste). Usual collection of recipies and articles about home, lifestyle, travel, health, beauty, etc.
- Chairman of Choithrams is LT Pagarani.
- Director of Choithrams is Manoj Thanwani.
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