Lulu Group International is an Indian-owned multinational conglomerate company that operates a chain of hypermarkets and retail companies, headquartered in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Long Queue seen in the Lulu hypermarket Kuwaiti city of Al Ahmadi amid of COVID-19.
Lulu hypermarket Kuwait has a Queue after the Lockdown announcement. On May 8, Kuwait announced a full nationwide lockdown from May 10 to May 30 as a measure to contain the spread of COVID-19. The US approves antiviral drug Remdesivir to treat coronavirus patients. The new hope created by Remdesivir, which is an experimental antiviral produced by the US pharmaceutical company Gilead, initially as a potential treatment for the Ebola virus.
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The first store in Kuwait opened in 2007, and now it spread into six hypermarkets. Lulu Hypermarket has partnered with banks in the Middle East to create co-branded cards that help loyal customers gain special privileges and rewards every time they shop. The ADCB Lulu Credit Card, in association with the Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB), helps users earn points on every AED 1 spent at any Lulu outlet in the UAE. The Lulu Doha Bank Shopping Credit Card, in association with Doha Bank, gives cardholders a 5% rebate on every purchase made from a Lulu outlet in Qatar. Shopping points can also be accumulated and redeemed on purchases.
Queue in Lulu Hypermarket Kuwait:
Queue were spotted outside the retailer Lulu Hypermarket in several parts of the country following the decision. Mainly in the Kuwaiti city of Al Ahmadi. The Queue indicates the people were needy for the groceries that fulfill their entire quarantine.
The country had reported 12,860 COVID-19 cases and 96 deaths. The Kuwaiti government has imposed a full curfew in the country to curb the rapid rise in coronavirus cases. On March 13, Kuwait suspended all commercial flights. The government also closed stores, malls and barbershops in an effort to curb the spread of the virus.