Marks & Spencer
The M&S Café has a capacity of over 40 customers. Image Credit: Supplied

British retailer Marks & Spencer, operated by Al Futtaim Group, launched a new store at City Centre Al Zahia in Sharjah, it said on Tuesday.

The 14,500 sqft store offers the complete Marks & Spencer shopping experience, including food products. Customers can expect an extensive range of clothing for men, women and children.

The M&S Food Hall offers a wide variety of innovative food products including 1,700 lines of ambient and frozen items, including more than 160 lines of frozen food products from Picard, the iconic frozen food leader in France.

The M&S Food Hall at City Centre Al Zahia is the second in the region after the Dubai Hills Mall store to introduce self-checkout points for its customers.

Furthermore, the venue will house the M&S Café with a capacity of over 40 customers.

Nick Batey, General Manager, Marks & Spencer MENA, Al Futtaim Retail, said: “We are very pleased to return to Sharjah, introducing a new and enhanced Marks & Spencer shopping experience to its communities. With the opening of the City Centre Al Zahia store, our goal is to offer our customers in Sharjah with a wider range of high-quality lines of womenswear, menswear, kidswear as well as an unrivalled product assortment with the new M&S Food Hall and Café.”

Operated by the Al Futtaim Group since 1997, the Marks & Spencer Al Futtaim franchise partnership boasts 85 stores located across MENA and Asia.