Group Highlights

  • 1990

    - Partnership set up with Fawaz, Salman & Abdulmajid Alhokair, operating 2 menswear stores

  • 1991

    - Opened the first women store, selling ladies shoes and handbags.

  • 1992

    - Signed Master Franchise Agreement with Body Reform from the UK.

    - Opened the First Body Reform Store

  • 1993

    - Signed Master Franchise Agreement with Brummell of Italy.

    - Opened the first Brummel store.

  • 1994

    - Signed Master Franchise Agreement with Torq of London

    - Opened the first Torq store.

  • 1995

    - Company expanded into the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia

  • 1996

    - Company expanded into the Western Province of Saudi Arabia

  • 1997

    - Signed Master Franchise Agreement with Sears from the UK and La Senza from Canada.

    - Opened the first 3 Wallis Stores

    - Opened the first 3 Adams Stores

  • 1998

    - Signed Master franchise agreement with InWear Group

    - Opened the first 3 La Senza Stores

    - Opened the first InWear store.

    - Opened the first Miss Selfridge store.

    - Opened first three Richards stores.

  • 1999

    - Signed Master Franchise Agreement with Alexon from the UK.

    - Signed Master Franchise Agreement withPromod from France.

    - Signed Master Franchise Agreement with Nine west from the USA.

    - Signed Master Franchise Agreement withStylo Group from the UK.

    - Opened the first Ann Harvey store

    - Opened the first Promod store.

    - Opened the first Nine West store.

    - Opened the first Barratts store.

    - Opened the first two Zara stores.

  • 2000

    - Signed Master franchise agreement with Aldo Group from Canada

    - Signed Master Franchise Agreement with Promod from France.

    - Opened the first Aldo store.

    - Opened the first Warehouse store.

    - Opened the first La Senza Girl store.

    - Opened the first Massimo Dutti store

    - Opened the first Ann Harvey store.


  • 2001

    - Signed Master Franchise Agreement with Monsoon PIc from UK.

    - Opened the first Massimo Dutti store.

    - Opened the first French Connection store.

    - Opened the first Colony store.

    - Opened the first Monsoon store.

    - Opened the first Dune store

    - Opened the first Celio store.

    - Opened the first Kekos store.

    - Opened the first Jennyfer store.

    - Opened the first The One store.

    - Opened the first Thyme Matenity store.

    - Opened the first Marks & Spencer store.

    - Opened the first Pablosky store.

    - Opened the first Camaieu store.

  • 2002

    - Opened the first Lego store.

    - Opened the first Veromoda store.

    - Opened the first Grand Optical store.

    - Opened the first Foschini store.

    - Opened the first Sergent Major store.

    - Opened the first Sports City store.

    - Opened the first Cinnabon store.

    - Opened the first SBC store.

    - Opened Sahara Plaza in Riyadh.

  • 2003

    - Opened the first Lollipops store.

    - Opened the first Woolworths store.

    - Opened the first Oysho store.

    - Opened the first Max Active store.

    - Opened the first EXIT store.

    - Opened the first TAPE A LOEIL store.

    - Opened the first Jack & Jones store.

    - Opened Ibn Khaldoun Plaza in Dammam.

  • 2004

    - Opened the first Geant hypermarket opened in Riyadh

    - Opened the first Kiabi store.

    - Opened the first Solaris store.

    - Opened the first Spring store.

    - Opened the first Xanaka store.

    - Opened Nakheel Mall in Qaseem.

    - Opened Khurais Mall in Riyadh.

  • 2005

    - Opened the first First Motor Company Showroom in Riyadh

    - Opened the first Aldo Accessories store.

    - Opened the first Bershka store.

    - Opened the first Bonita store.

    - Opened the first Charles & Keith store.

    - Opened the first Sinma store.

    - Opened the first Viss store.

    - Opened Mall of Dhahran in Dhahran.

    - Opened Aziz Mall in Jeddah.

    - Opened Salaam Mall in Riyadh.

  • 2006

    - Awarded OECD MENA Investor of the year award for significant employment.

    - Fashion Retail Business floats 30% of its shares in an IPO.

    - Opened the first The Pizza Company store in Dhahran.

    - Opened the first Joe Bloggs store.

    - Opened the first Mia store.

    - Opened the first Quiz store.

    - Opened the first Booster Juice store.

    - Opened the first Swensen store in Dhahran.

    - Opened the first Anotah store

  • 2007

    - Sponsored the World Retail Congress & Awards & the retail week UK awards

    - Awarded World Economic Forum membership in the Global Growth Companies (GCC) category

    - ARADO (Arab Administrative Development Organization) awards for Marketing Excellence in International Trade 2007

    - Fawaz Alhokair Group signs agreement with Marriott to build Marriott courtyard hotels & Marriott Executive Apartments

    - Opened the first Pan & Company store in Dhahran

    - Opened the first Tony Roma store in Riyadh

    - Opened the first Pull & Bear store

    - Signed Franchise Agreement with GAP

  • 2008

    - Opened the first Banana Republic store.

    - Opened the first Tally Weiji store.

    - Opened the first Mini Mode store.

    - Opened the first Newyork & Company store.

    - Opened the first Papaya store.

    - Opened the first Desigual store.

    - Opened the first Nokia store.

    - Opened the first Mr.Price store.

    - Opened the first Stokes store.

  • 2009

    - Opened the first Uterque store.

    - Opened the first 5.10.15 store.

    - Opened the first Anne Klein store.

    - Acquisition of Wahaba Trading Company, Clarks, Club Monaco, Cortefeil, Costa Blanca, Eclipse, Forever New, Girls, Howards Storage World, La City, La vie En Rose , Le Chateau, Miss Whatever, Newyorker, Nose, Party Princess, Stokes, This and That, Tout Compte Fait, Urban Behavior, Vertbaudet

  • 2010

    - Entered into "JV" with George Davies to launch FG4 branded concept.

    - Trading started in Kazakhstan with the first Zara store.

    - Opened Al Ahsa Mall, Hofuf

    - Opened the first Ziddystore.

    - Opened the first Steve Maddenstore.

    - Opened the first FIFAstore.

    - Opened the first adL store.

    - Opened the first US Polo store.

  • 2011

    - Trading started in Azerabijan with first Zara, Bershka, Aldo shoes/Accessories, Quiz, Lasenza, FG4, and Charles & Keith store

    - Acquisition of Multi Trend in Morocco with Monsoon and Charles & Keith store

    - Launched firsts stores for IAM, Six, beya, Collezione, Garage, naartjie kids

    - Entered into “JV” with Burbery

    - Opened 15 FG4 Women stores

    - Opened the first Topshop/Topman store in Kazakhstan

    - Acquistion of Strasburg Children in USA

    - Opened Haifa Mall in Jeddah

    - Opened Makkah Mall in Makkah

  • 2012

    - Launched retail group Georgia, we trade today with US polo, banana republic, Promod, Aldo shoes & Accessories, zara, suite Blanco, marks & spencer, Massimo dutti & Charles and Keith.

    - Launched retail group America, we trade today with Monsoon, accessorize, New Yorker, promod & sergent major.

    - Launched retail group Armenia, we trade today with Zara, Gap, Garage, New Look, oysho, prima donna, pull and bear and bershka.

    - Acquisition of Nesk KSA & Jordan trading with blu, Gerry weber, origem, springfield, tiffosi & women's secret.

    - Acquisition of Multi-trends Morocco trading with nine west, Pedro, Steve madden, terranova, Carolina Herrera & clarks.

  • 2013

    - Koton, Marypaz, oxxo, Parfois.

    - Aldo shoes & accessories in Spain.

    - Opened Al Salaam Mall Jeddah.

  • 2014

    - Costa Coffee.

    - Acquisition of Suite Blanco in Spain & Portugal.

    - Acquisition of Delta Fashion Serbia, Macedoina, Montenegro and Bosnia, we trade today with Monsoon, accessorize, Aldo shoes & accessories, Sergent Major & Costa Coffee.

    - Opened Tala Mall.

    - Acquisition of UK Models own.

    - Launched in house brand inc.