Giordano opens biggest Saudi store in Jeddah

The new Giordano store is located in downtown Jeddah’s Al-Mahmal Center.
Updated 15 May 2017
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Giordano opens biggest Saudi store in Jeddah

Giordano has opened a new store in downtown Jeddah’s Al-Mahmal Center.
With a floor space of 3,412 square feet, this will be the biggest flagship store in Saudi Arabia, set to increase the brand’s visibility manifold. Giordano plans to add seven new stores across Saudi Arabia before the year ends, adding 12,027 square feet of shopping space to the current 115,785 square feet.
Giordano first came to Jeddah in 1995 and has since won a loyal band of customers. The brand is known for its simplicity in design and quality in substance. It is now one of the leading international retailers of men’s, women’s and children’s apparel and accessories. Textile and Garments Co. Ltd. (TAGS), a subsidiary of Giordano International, provides strategic support, logistics and management across the Kingdom.
“The brand has established a solid base in Saudi Arabia through its excellent customer service culture and loyalty program WWS (World Without Strangers) and boasts of nearly 600,000 customers from different communities,” said Ishwar Chugani, managing director of Giordano Middle East FZE.
“The brand’s merchandise is a mix of relaxed and smart casuals that has proven popular for all ages and nationalities demonstrating global appeal for the brand,” he added.
Hani Abul Aziz Saab, chairman, Textile And Garments Co. Ltd. — Giordano Saudi Arabia, said: “We at Giordano believe in the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 and strive to take part in the achievement of the vision by offering jobs to as many Saudis as possible both in sales and back offices.”
Giordano brings the online shopping experience to its store by deploying digital screen and an online shopping area. It aims to offer a family shopping ambience and a spacious area for relaxing and browsing through magazines.


Ascott Jeddah supports World Kidney Day

Staff members from Ascott Tahlia Jeddah, Ascott Sari Jeddah, Citadines Al-Salamah Jeddah and Spectrums Residence Jeddah visited the Hisham Attar Center for dialysis, to spend time with 70 patients.
Updated 18 March 2019
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Ascott Jeddah supports World Kidney Day

In light of National Kidney Month observed in March, The Ascott Limited joined forces with Albir Society Jeddah to observe World Kidney Day, on Thursday.

Staff members from Ascott Tahlia Jeddah, Ascott Sari Jeddah, Citadines Al-Salamah Jeddah and Spectrums Residence Jeddah visited the Hisham Attar Center for dialysis, to spend time with 70 patients, who were presented a flower and a gift from the properties.

Further supporting the cause, a dedicated Albir Society stand has been set up in the lobby of the four properties from March 13th to 20th, enabling a financial contribution from both staff and guests, as Ascott aims to raise support for the organization.

Vincent Miccolis, Ascott’s regional general manager for Middle East, Africa and Turkey, said: “We’re proud to support this important cause across Ascott Jeddah and enable both staff and guests to get involved. All Ascott Jeddah staff wore a green ribbon on their uniforms for the month of March, further driving awareness and showing their commitment to the cause. CSR initiatives form a core component of Ascott’s operations, and we’re pleased to be able to support the Albir Society Jeddah.”

World Kidney Day is annually observed on second Thursday in March. This year, it fell on March 14. The day is marked to raise awareness about kidney health and its relation to our overall health. This year, the theme of World Kidney Day was “Kidney Health For Everyone Everywhere.”

According to National Health Portal, chronic kidney disease is the sixth fastest growing cause of death. Around 850 million people worldwide are now estimated to have kidney diseases due to various causes. Around 1.7 million people are estimated to die annually due to acute kidney injury globally.

The Ascott Limited is a Singapore company that has grown to be one of the leading international lodging owner-operators. It has more than 58,000 operating units in key cities of the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, as well as over 42,000 units, which are under development, making a total of more than 100,000 units in over 660 properties.

The company’s serviced residence and hotel brands include Ascott, Citadines, Somerset, Quest, The Crest Collection, lyf, HARRIS, FOX HARRIS, YELLO, POP!, Préférence and HARRIS Vertu.