Al Tayer Group

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Al Tayer Group
مجموعة الطاير
Holding company
Founded1979; 40 years ago (1979)
Headquarters,
Key people
Obaid Al Tayer (Chairman)
Websitealtayer.com

Al Tayer Group (Arabic: مجموعة الطاير‎) is a privately held holding company established in 1979.[1][2] Currently the group has operations in 12 countries in the Middle East, including around 200 stores and 23 showrooms in multiple markets in the Middle East. The company is headquartered in Dubai, UAE and employs over 9,000 people.

Background[edit]

Al Tayer Group operates in several industries including automobile sales and service, luxury and lifestyle retail, perfumes and cosmetics distribution, engineering, real estate and interiors contracting.[3]

Divisions[edit]

Automotive: The automotive division of Al Tayer Group was established in 1982 and represents European and American automobile manufacturers.

In Abu Dhabi, the company is represented through Premier Motors.

The automotive division of Al Tayer Group also includes a car rental division established in 1994 which operates a fleet of 4500 vehicles in both rental and leasing in the UAE.

Retail: As the largest luxury retailer in the Middle East, Al Tayer Group hosts brands in the fashion, jewellery, home and department store categories. [4] Headquartered in the UAE, the retail division has expanded operations to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar and Oman, and currently operates over 200 stores across the region and represents over 35 brands.[citation needed]

Industries: Al Tayer Industries, a contracting and engineering company, is part of Al Tayer Group. The company has two divisions: Aati contracts and Obaid Humaid Al Tayer Engineering.

Ventures: Al Tayer Group has a number of investments and partnerships in diverse sectors including construction, freight transportation and related services as well as precision tools manufacturing. In addition to owning and operating a full-service travel agency, the Group’s portfolio also includes commercial and residential real estate developments.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://gulfnews.com/business/shipping/astrata-forms-alliance-with-al-tayer-group-1.83546
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-06-06. Retrieved 2010-06-08.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ http://investing.businessweek.com/research/stocks/private/snapshot.asp?privcapId=33012723
  4. ^ http://www.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,1838865_1838857_1838739,00.html