GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >>

 
  Share

UAE retailer expects to cut down on usage of paper by 1 million tons a year 

Dubai, UAE; 17th September 2019:  Jumbo Electronics, the leading OmniChannel retailer in the region has launched a series of green initiatives to build a culture of environmental awareness and sustainability among shoppers and staff.

Since July 2019, Jumbo Electronics has replaced paper invoices with e-invoices sent by email to customers. In addition to being environmentally friendly, this initiative is also convenient for customers who will be able to locate their invoices easily at the time of any service or warranty claim.

The second initiative is the launch of biodegradable and eco-friendly shopping bags with a brand-new design. These new shopping bags are being launched across all stores from September 2019 and are available for shoppers at no additional cost. 

The third initiative is the launch of digital raffles and gift cards. Not only is this an environmentally friendly initiative, it is also very convenient for customers who need not fill in an old-fashioned paper coupon to take part in a raffle. Every customer who purchases from Jumbo during select promotions automatically gets enrolled into an electronic raffle. Coupons are then seamlessly delivered to them via email or SMS.

The retailer is also in the process of investing a large amount to replace existing lighting at stores with energy saving LED lights. At present, 70 per cent of Jumbo Electronics stores have already been converted to LED lights. The balance will be converted over the next few months.

In addition to these, Jumbo has launched a complete range of Smart Home products including security & IP cameras, home automation & health, entertainment and connectivity. Products like smart thermostats, air purifiers, smart home hubs are quickly becoming popular in the UAE. These would help in running an efficient home, conserving energy and promoting healthier lifestyles. These are available across Jumbo stores and are installed on a turnkey basis by the experts at the Jumbo Unwired team.

With these initiatives, Jumbo expects to reduce paper usage by approximately 1 million tons per year. 

Pankaj Kumar, Head of Jumbo Omnichannel Retail, said: “At Jumbo, we care for the environment and are committed to preserving the planet for our future generations. As a leading electronics retailer in the region, we are happy to have contributed towards this cause, which we believe is dear to most of our customers. This demonstrates that our values are aligned with our customers' beliefs.”



Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 3821 times
Posted on : Tuesday, September 17, 2019  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : Group Partnership wins back DEWA account in five-way pitch
Next Story : Saeed Al Tayer commends Ahmad Bin Shafar for his pivotal role in developing Empower and the district...
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Lockdown Showdown: Jaguar I-pace Etrophy Series to Get Back on Track in Berlin i...
Three Eggs get Yemeni National a Guinness World Records Title
Omega's Antimagnetic Tourbillon Is a Watchmaking Breakthrough
Lamborghini SCV12: Squadra Corse Hypercar Ready to Hit the Track
The new BMW M5 and BMW M5 Competition
Toric Tourbillon Slate
GROHE Smart Control Review
Twitter tests Tweeting with Voice
Saxo Bank Launches Loyalty Program for MENA Region Clients
Hyundai Motor and Sony Pictures Entertainment Announce Unique and Pioneering Mul...
American Aesthetic Medical Center Has Something in Store for the Esthetical Figu...
WTTC Launches Safe Travels Protocols for Attractions, Car Hire and Short-Term Rental
NUDESTIX Launches - Nudies Blush, Bronze, and Glow Shade Extension
Volvo Cars Chengdu Car Plant Powered by 100 Per Cent Renewable Electricity
Range Rover Marks 50 Years of All-terrain Innovation and Luxury With Exclusive N...
Under-12 and Over-60 Can Now Take Part in Sports Activities: Dubai Sports Council
Dabur Ensures Safety with Hand Sanitizers and Personal Protection Kits as UAE Es...
Let's Brigthen Up! The Face Shop's Ultimate Summer Skincare Range From Belif is Here!
Handy Helper for Content Creators: The Compact A6100 Mirrorless Camera from Sony...
Pre-orders for Samsung's Galaxy S20+ 5G and Galaxy Buds+ BTS Edition now open in...
Experts Highlight need for Young Talent to Develop Skills for a Post-Covid-19 World
Dabur Launches Pure Organic Coconut Oil: Natural Protection for Hair, Skin, and ...
GEMS Wellington Academy – Al Khail Improves Rating to 'Very Good' in KHDA DSIB 2...
Etihad Airways to Recommence Flights to Athens
Dubai Sees Pronounced Uptick in Demand for Retail Units
Book Building of Amlak International's IPO of 30% of Shares
Sanctuary for the Senses: All-New Lincoln Corsair Arrives with Whisper-Quiet, Co...
Essence Spring/Summer 2020 Collection
Registration Opens for Training On the Camel Trek and Camel Marathon for Expats
Covid-19 Leads UAE Businesses to Adopt Upgraded Green Building Solutions
Dubai Sports Council Discuss Upcoming Sports Events With Federations and Organisers
Dubai Sports Council to Celebrate Dubai's COVID-19 Heroes Through Commemorative ...
Turkish Airlines Was the Busiest Operator in the Eurocontrol Area After Restarti...
Celebrate Father's Day With Parmigiani Fleurier Tondagraph Slate'
INFINITI of Arabian Automobiles presents Dubai Islamic Bank customers Super Sale...
Crude Oil Headwinds on Virus and Technicals
Customers can Benefit from Increasing Gold Rate by just Paying 10% Advance at Ma...
Canadian University Dubai Receives Prestigious Certification in Education for Pu...
Report Reveals the Six Fintech Innovations That Will Boost the ‘Financial Health...
Serco Middle East Appoints New Managing Director for Dubai Metro and Dubai Tram
Big Bang Integral King Gold
Pan Emirates Unveils Exclusive New Collection
Digital Vision Technology Signals On-Track Success for Panasonic Jaguar Racing
Schneider Electric Extends Strategic Partnerships with AVEVA, Lenovo and Stratus...
Celebrate World Music Day with HONOR Magic Earbuds
The 11th Edition of the Arab Fashion Week to Launch Virtually Today, from June 2...
New Bentayga to Launch Beyond100
Cairo Amman Bank Adopts the Latest Technology to Enhance Performance and Securit...
Celebrate Summer Safely with the New, Shopping Normal at BurJuman
Registration open for Dubai Watersports Summer Week