Paris Gallery Group to open 30 stores in five years

The Middle Eastern retailer announced the expansion will be part of its strategic plan to claim a stronger hold within the region

Middle Eastern retailer Paris Gallery Group has announced plans to open 30 stores by 2021.

The move will bring the total number of stores to 116 across countries including the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, Iraq and Azerbaijan.

Paris Gallery Group revealed the expansion as part of its five-year plan that aims to strengthen its retail presence in the region in general.

The move will see the privately held group grow its workforce from 3,500 to more than 5,000 employees from 260 nationalities.

The retailer focuses on the luxury products sector and has a wide range of products including perfumes, cosmetics, watches, eyewear, accessories, leather goods and fashion, from more than 800 global brands.

"Since 2006, the Group has developed a gradual plan to move its brand focus from the local to regional and global status,” said Mohammed Abdul Rahim Al Fahim, CEO of Paris Gallery Group of Companies.

“As a result, the Group has become one of the most famous luxury groups in the region and the world, thanks to its excellent customer service, unique shopping experience and high quality services."

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