Over 3.7 million shoppers visited Souq Al Jubail in 2021

Over 3.7 million shoppers visited Souq Al Jubail in 2021

Over 3.

7 million shoppers visited Souq Al Jubail in 2021

SHARJAH, 10th February, 2022 – Souq Al Jubail Management, which is affiliated with Sharjah Asset Management Holding, the investment arm of the Government of Sharjah, has revealed that a more than 3.

7 million visitors and shoppers flocked to the Souq in the Jubail region of Sharjah last year, and 4,394 tonnes of fish were sold.

This is a significant increase from the previous year and is attributed to the abundance of high-quality products available at reasonable prices and the complete confidence in food safety at the Souq.

Talal Mohamed, Director of Souq Al Jubail, said, “Interest in Souq Al Jubail is constantly increasing, which indicates the extent of customers’ trust in the market and its many products, services and facilities.

Sharjah Asset Management continues to focus on the various details that make the market a vibrant shopping and attractive entertainment destination, and we are delighted with this volume of turnout and sales.

He pointed out that the market’s management is constantly developing and increasing performance and services for the benefit of customers.

Shoppers’ comments and suggestions are also considered and implemented, where possible, while practical solutions are constantly sought to ensure quality services.

For example, management has worked to modify external parking spaces to a curved shape during the past year to enable marketgoers to easily park their vehicles.

Manual sterilisation devices at all market facilities were also increased to protect shoppers from COVID-19 and to emphasise its adherence to health protocols to ensure customers’ safety.

He added, “In addition to various new services and facilities, we have implemented a delivery option which handles the processing and delivery of customer orders received via WhatsApp.

More than 250 products are currently available at Souq Al Jubail.

The products are distributed across three sections – fruit and vegetables, which features 260 stores; meat, which features 40 stores, and fresh fish, which features 40 stores.

There is also a barbecue department and two divisions to clean and cut fish and marine products.

The latter division employs more than 70 people to help meet daily customer demands.

While both local and imported fish are sold at the market, Sharjah Asset Management Holding focuses on supporting local fishermen by prioritising their products in accordance with the directives of the Government of Sharjah to support the fishing profession.