Best Islamic Market For Muslims In Europe

1. Schwarz Group (Lidl and Kaufland), Germany

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The Schwarz Group is a family-owned multinational retail group that operates a chain of supermarkets and hypermarkets under the banners: Kaufland, Handelshof, and Kaufmarkt, and discount stores under the Lidl brand. Schwarz Group reported a net sales increase of 8.6% to €113.3 bn for its financial year 2019/20. Whereas Lidl posted one of its strongest growths in recent years with net sales up by 9.5%, Kaufland sales also grew by 4.5%..

2.Carrefour Market

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Carrefour is one of the oldest and most respectable retail brands in Europe. The Carrefour group opened its first hypermarket in 1963, being one of the first retailers in Europe to introduce this concept. Throughout the years, the supermarket chain has expanded internationally being present in Europe, Middle East, South America, Africa, and Asia. It managed to enter even the most prospective markets such as China, Brazil, and India.

3.Aldi, Germany

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It is located in Toledo Spain. It was converted into a church around 1085. This occurred when Toledo was taken control of by Christians. There is a legend surrounding this building. It is said that King Alfonso VI arrived in Toledo after his victory of capturing the city in 1085 when his horse fell in front of this chapel. The story tells that candle has been continuously burning in the cracks of the stone wall throughout the entire rule of Muslims and when the King further explored the place he discovered a crucifix. The crucifix was moved to the Santa Cruz Museum located in the same city. It is said that the first mass after the King’s victory of Toledo was held here

4. Edeka, Germany

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The building, spread over four floors, has in addition to the mosque and offices, a nursery, a school, a library, an auditorium and a shop. It performs worship, charitable, educational, cultural and social functions, having signed an agreement with Al-Azhar University for the training and provision of imams.