Opened by Tony Salamé in 1989, Aïshti has grown from a single high-end clothing store into a chain with various branches throughout Lebanon, selling luxury brands including Prada, Miu Miu, Yves Saint Laurent, Dolce & Gabbana, Dior, Sergio Rossi, Roberto Cavalli, Marc Jacobs, Marni, Burberry, Fendi, Chloé and others.
Aïshti also ownes and operates several monobrand boutiques, most notably Cartier, Gucci, Burberry, Fendi, Marc Jacobs, Dolce & Gabbana, Dior, Balenciaga, Bottega Veneta, Damiani, Yves Saint Laurent, Canali, Corneliani, Etro, Roberto Cavalli, Chloe, Jimmy Choo, Stella McCartney, Celine, Ermenegildo Zegna, 7 For All Mankind, Camper, D&G, See By Chloe, and Diesel in Lebanon.
Aïzone, marketed as the more casual side of Aïshti, exists as a separate entity and carries some of the international brands including Camper, True Religion, 7 for All Mankind, Armani Jeans and various other Los Angeles brands.
The company has also branched out into parallel industries, with a spa and hair salon operating inside the Aïshti store in Downtown Beirut, and a lifestyle publication, Aïshti Magazine, focusing on fashion, entertainment and design.
The restaurants, "People," with two separate locations, and "Aïshti Café," also operate under the Aïshti umbrella.
- Aishti's spectacular rise spreads across region Kaelen Wilson-Goldie, Daily Star - Lebanon, (May 1, 2006).