Azadea Group wins big at the 2016 Middle East Retail Forum
Azadea Group, the premier lifestyle retail company that owns and operates more than 50 leading international franchise concepts across the Middle East and Africa, has announced winning 6 awards through its prominent brands at the 6th edition of the RetailME awards. These accomplishments cement the group’s position as a regional major provider of internationally established and developed concepts varying from fashion & accessories, to food & beverages, multimedia, sporting goods, home furnishings and beauty & cosmetics.
The RetailME Awards rewards excellence across a range of retail categories and felicitates top performing retailers. The renowned “Zara” brand was announced the winner of the Most Admired Retailer of the Year award in the Fast Fashion category. The leading multimedia store “Virgin” won the Most Admired Retailer of the Year award in Leisure and Most Admired Online Retailer of the year. “Eataly” won the Most Admired Rising Star of the Year award in addition to the Most Admired Retailer of the Year award in the Fine Dining category. Last but not least, the world famous “PAUL” won the Most Admired Retailer of the Year award in the Casual Dining category.
“Being recognized as a winner at the RetailME Awards is a great accomplishment for Azadea Group, and a great success for the brands we represent as a company”, declared Said Daher, CEO of the Azadea Group. “The awards for Zara, Virgin, Eataly and PAUL could not be possible without the vision of constantly introducing new international lifestyle experiences closer to our local consumers”. He added, “The occasion presented today is an excellent illustration of the endless possibilities to further develop our brands and a substantiation to the dedication, level of professionalism and passion our employees have.
This year’s Retail ME awards have retained the essence each edition has demonstrated, since the initiative’s inception, which seeks to showcase each retail brand’s success, accomplishments and creativity. The Azadea Group’s achievements at the RetailME awards reflect the Group’s experience and dedication in reinforcing and developing international brands into a successful wide range of retail experience.