Jarir Bookstore

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Jarir Bookstore
JARIR
Native name
مكتبة جرير
Retail
Traded asJarir
ISINSA000A0BLA62
IndustryRetailing
Founded1979/07/09
FounderAl-Agil brothers
Headquarters,
Number of locations
Saudi Arabia 48
Qatar 3
UAE 3
Kuwait 4
Area served
Middle East
Key people
Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman Al-Agil (Chairman)
Abdulkarim Bin Abdulrahman Al-Agil (CEO)
ServicesBooks and Electronic Retail
Revenue3,779,222 SAR (30/06/2019)
402,819 SAR (30/06/2019)
Total assets3,883,246 SAR (30/06/2019)
Websitejarir.com Edit this at Wikidata

Jarir Bookstore (Arabic: مكتبة جرير‎) is a Saudi Arabian establishment founded by Abdulrahman Nasser Al-Agil. In its early years, the bookstore dealt in used books and art sold by expats living in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Since then; it has grown to be the largest retailer of books and consumer electronics in Saudi Arabia. In 2003, the company had undergone an initial public offering and a third of its shares is currently traded on Tadawul the Saudi stock exchange.

Activities[edit]

Jarir is considered the market leader in the Middle East for consumer IT products, Electronics, Office supplies and Books.[1]

In 2017: Jarir was recognized as the 7th “Most Valuable Retail Brand” in Saudi Arabia (BRANDZ Top 20 Most Valuable Saudi Arabian Brands).[2]

In 2018: Jarir figured in the “Top 100 Listed Companies” in the Arab World (Forbes, Middle East).[3]

Branches[edit]

Branches:[4] Saudi Arabia : 48 Showrooms;

Kuwait : 4 Showrooms;

Qatar : 3 Showrooms;

UAE : 3 Showrooms

The headquarter is located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Jarir". Jarir Bookstore. Retrieved 2019-11-12.
  2. ^ "BrandZ Saudi Arabia Top 20, 2017" (PDF). BrandZ. Retrieved 2019-11-12.
  3. ^ "Top 100 Listed Companies in the Arab World 2018". Forbes Middle East. 2018-06-18. Retrieved 2019-11-12.
  4. ^ "معارض مكتبة جرير". www.jarir.com (in Arabic). Retrieved 25 August 2019.

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