(MENAFN - Arab News) Azizia panda united co. recently opened two new branches for pandati markets in al-khaleej and al-hamadaniyah districts in riyadh and jeddah respectively within the first stage of its expansion plan to cover major districts in riyadh jeddah and dammam.
the number of pandati branches has so far reached 61 kingdomwide of which 14 are in riyadh and 47 in jeddah as the next months are expected to witness big expansion for its markets in all major cities.
the new pandati markets fall within small shopping stores which were launched by the azizia panda united co. in the middle of 2013 to be added to the its reputed series of panda supermarkets and panda hypermarkets.
ceo of azizia panda united co. muwfaq mansour jamal stated that through pandati markets the company plans to expand services to its customers and meet their daily requirements. the turnout to new branches has stimulated the company to intensify efforts for completion of the first stage and the launch of the second stage he added.
initial indications show that customers are inclined to accept the idea of buying their daily and urgent needs including dairy products fresh vegetables and bakeries from nearby pandati markets that will save their time and efforts instead of going to bigger and remote markets he said.
azizia panda united co. a subsidiary of savola group says it is one of major retail companies in the middle east. it has 220 branches kingdomwide.