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Buy a smartphone from Jumbo Electronics this DSS and get a free Careem ride

Dubai, UAE, 18th July 2019: Jumbo Electronics, the leading omnichannel tech-retailer in the region, in partnership with Careem, the leading internet platform for the greater Middle East, is offering its loyal customers a hassle-free ride as part of Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) to mark the UAE’s road safety campaign.

From 4th July to 3rd August, customers who purchase the latest smartphones from Jumbo’s annual Mobile Fest will get Careem vouchers of up to AED60. With DSS currently underway, the Mobile Fest offers great discounts and promotions across a variety of best-selling smartphone brands, including Samsung, Oppo, Nokia, HTC, Huawei, Alcatel, Honor, and Apple among others.

“At Jumbo, we are committed to offering unique lifestyle experiences & value to our customers, and for this we look to partner with brands that share a similar vision and goals. This has led to this unique partnership with Careem who have always been at the forefront of innovative customer experiences. Customers who shop at Jumbo for the latest smartphones during this campaign will be able to enjoy using them in the safety and comfort of a Careem” Pankaj Kumar, Head of OmniChannel Retail, Jumbo Group.

Adib Samara, Head of Business Development at Careem, said: “We take pride in partnering with like-minded companies such as Jumbo Electronics. that value the importance of road safety. Through our Careem vouchers, drivers can take a backseat while enjoying their new smartphones from Jumbo. This is part of our initiative to encourage road safety awareness in the UAE.”

In addition to the in-store campaign, Jumbo Electronics is rolling out a social media competition to drive awareness about the importance of mobile use and road safety among its followers, and one lucky winner will win a Careem voucher worth AED200 every week. For more details, shoppers can check out Jumbo Electronics’ Facebook – Jumbo World and Instagram - @JumboWorld.

The Mobile Fest promotion is valid across all Jumbo Electronics stores in the UAE as well as online at www.jumbo.ae.

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About Jumbo Electronics Co. Ltd (LLC):

Established in 1974, Jumbo Electronics Co. Ltd. is UAE’s leading distributor and retailer for IT and consumer electronics. Since its inception, Jumbo has been the chief distributor of the iconic brand, Sony, in the UAE and Oman. Jumbo is also a trusted distribution and retail partner for many of the world's other leading brands including Acer, Apple, Asus, Alcatel, Blackberry, Brother, Casio, Daikin, Dell, Dyson, Gorenje, HP, HTC, Lava, Lenovo, LG, Motorola, Ricoh, Samsung, and Sennheiser. In addition, Jumbo offers quality, affordable consumer electronics from its private label brand, Supra. It has an extensive network of retail stores and service centres spread across the Emirates and a growing distribution and retail presence in Oman, Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait.

In 2014, Jumbo Retail transitioned in to a fully OmniChannel retail brand, with the launch of its online store, www.Jumbo.ae, showcasing the brand’s definitive retail expertise in local markets. The website features a number of never-before seen features in the region’s consumer electronics industry, including flexible delivery through the ‘Click & Collect’ service, Card-on-Delivery, 2-Click checkout, and other intuitive user experiences.

For media queries:
Wafa Yahya
Jumbo Group
(T) +971 4 315 6354
(e) wafa.yahya@jumbo.com