BinDawood honoured for best retail deployment

BinDawood Group was awarded the Best Retail Deployment of the Year Award at the 2012 Computer News Middle East (CNME) Information & Communication Technology (ICT) Achievement Awards ceremony held on the first day of Gitex exhibition in Dubai recently.

BinDawood Group won the award in competition with more than 280 nominees from across the Middle East.

BinDawood Group is a leading retail chain in the region consisting of BinDawood and Danube supermarkets that showcase top quality and renowned international brands, including Etre fashion, Delsey and Kipling. BinDawood Group is a leading retail chain in the region consisting of BinDawood and Danube supermarkets that showcase top quality and renowned international brands, including Etre fashion, Delsey and Kipling.

BinDawood and Danube supermarkets were recognised for successful self-checkout machines’ deployment. Claimed to be the first in the Middle East, self-checkout machines have been very popular with customers of all age group and background since their installation.

Abdulrazzaq BinDawood, chairman of BinDawood Group, said: “We are delighted for getting this prestigious award. This is recognition of our goals of looking for new ways to improve our service to consumers and these new systems from NCR are perfect for improving the speed and efficiency of checkout, especially at peak times.”

Customers can enjoy self-checkout service at BinDawood at Heraa and Danube at Sairafi Mall in Jeddah. It will be available soon at Danube hypermarket in Alkhobar and elsewhere across the Kingdom. The self-checkout machine accepts and dispenses riyal notes, coins and credit card in a simple bilingual mode, making shopping a pleasure for BinDawood and Danube customers.