05 March, 2013

du inks partnership with dnata

The fastest-growing telecommunications company in the Middle East and the nation’s leading travel and tourism operation join forces to inaugurate three new franchised du Shops

Dubai, UAE: du announced today it has formed a strategic partnership with dnata to open three new franchise outlets in the UAE, located at dnata offices in Karama, Sheikh Zayed Road and Al Hamriya. The launches, which bring the total number of du Shops in the UAE to 56, were celebrated at a ceremony held at the du Shop in dnata’s Sheikh Zayed Road branch, in the presence of Maher Murad, Vice President Retail Sales, du; A. Majid al Mulla, Divisional Vice President, dnata, and franchisee Ram Pillai, Managing Director, Haran Group.

The new outlets will feature du’s mobile products, customer service, and bill payment services.

“This collaboration is perfectly in line with our mission to expand our reach and enhance our customer service standards,” said Maher Murad, Vice President Retail Sales, du. 

“dnata prides itself on partnering with only the best companies, and this relationship with du is no exception,” said Majid Al Mulla, Divisional Vice President, dnata. “du's commitment to its customers make the company a great fit as a partner for dnata. We look forward to working together to ensure clients of both companies receive the best products and customer service.”

Haran Group’s’ Ram Pillai agreed: “I think the partnership makes great sense for customers as they will be exposed to du and dnata’s offers in the same location, and in the future can look forward to tailored propositions that will not be available in any other stores.”

The new franchised du Shops are located at:
• dnata Sheikh Zayed Road, next to Emirates Holidays building on Sheikh Zayed Road;
• dnata opposite Dubai Municipality, Karama;
• dnata Hamriya Shopping Centre, near Union Co-Op Hypermarket, Abu Hail Road, Hamriya.