McGraw-Hill Education appoints Obeikan Education as exclusive distributor in KSA

McGraw-Hill Education recently signed an exclusive distribution agreement in Saudi Arabia with Obeikan Education.
Updated 22 February 2018
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McGraw-Hill Education appoints Obeikan Education as exclusive distributor in KSA

Learning science company McGraw-Hill Education has signed an exclusive distribution agreement in Saudi Arabia with Obeikan Education, a leading regional education solutions company. Through this agreement, McGraw-Hill Education’s English language US editions and KSA adaptations of K-12 print and digital products within its Math and Science portfolio and its English language learning products that serve both the K-12 and higher education markets, will be available via Obeikan Education’s extensive distribution network of private and international K-12 and higher education institutions in the Kingdom.
This partnership supports McGraw-Hill Education’s vision of unlocking the full potential of each learner and also reinforces Obeikan Education’s commitment to be the supplier of choice for the leading national and international schools and higher education institutions in the region.
Hania Baramki, regional commercial director, Middle East and Africa, of McGraw-Hill Education, said: “With this agreement McGraw-Hill Education and Obeikan Education will work together to further our products’ availability for the local markets, which we have served for the past seven years. We are delighted to join hands with Obeikan Education and thrilled by the prospect of expanding our focus within the Saudi market, as well as widening our regional footprint within the Middle East. This move is a testament of our commitment to becoming the publisher of choice for our print and digital customers in the region.”
Abdallah Obeikan, CEO of Obeikan Investment Group, said: “We believe that Obeikan Education’s unique capabilities in education, localization and curriculum development, digital and distribution together with McGraw-Hill Education’s expertise in learning solutions and curriculum content places our partnership in a prime position to serve the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s schools and higher education institutions. I am excited about the opportunity to partner with McGraw-Hill Education to deliver innovative offerings in this growing market.”


Al-Futtaim ACE hosts Eid celebration

Updated 18 June 2018
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Al-Futtaim ACE hosts Eid celebration

Al-Futtaim ACE in Dubai celebrated Eid with 25-75 percent off its 25,000 product lines available both in-store and online. Customers enjoyed exciting deals on a range of home, DIY, outdoor and garden products as well as on electronic goods.
A number of in-store activities, such as a henna artist, balloons, cotton candy, pop corn and face painting for kids, kept everyone entertained. The Al-Futtaim ACE Eid Extravaganza ran from June 14-17.
Customers also took advantage of the recently launched “Price Match Protection,” which matches prices of branded products available at Al-Futtaim ACE to prices for the exact same make, model and specifications of products in the market, including at online retailers.
Al-Futtaim ACE stores offer over 33,000 great products of world-class brands such as WILKO, Karcher, Black & Decker, Makita, Clark + Kensington, Weber, Gardena and Leisuregrow.