Alshaya's first international franchise business, trading as M.H. Alshaya, was established in 1983 with the opening of our first Mothercare store in Kuwait. Here's a brief overview about the company.
- We are part of the Alshaya Group of companies, a family business established in 1890.
- Our Executive Chairman is Mohammed Abdul Aziz Alshaya, part of the third generation of the family business.
- We manage over 70 brands, bringing the best international names to new consumers.
- Our 2,800 stores occupy over 9.9 million sq ft / 935,000 sq m of retail space and we continue to grow at pace.
- We operate across the Middle East and North Africa, Russia, Turkey and Europe.
- We employ more than 44,000 people from over 110 nationalities.
- We make over 500 million transactions and serve over 160 million guests in our stores, cafés and restaurants.
- We operate across diverse customer sectors - Fashion & Footwear, Food, Health & Beauty, Optics, Pharmacy, Home Furnishings and Leisure & Entertainment.