Jarir Bookstore

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Jarir Bookstore
Native name
مكتبة جرير
Traded asJarir
FounderAl-Agil brothers
Number of locations
Saudi Arabia 48
Qatar 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.


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:[4] Saudi Arabia : 48 Showrooms;

Kuwait : 4 Showrooms;

Qatar : 3 Showrooms;

UAE : 3 Showrooms

The headquarter is located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.


  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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