CHIC AMERICAN FASHION
On January 31st 2012, GUESS? Inc. and Al-Futtaim entered into a distribution license agreement to develop the brand across the Middle East, with the existing business portfolio spanning nine territories inclusive of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Oman, Lebanon and Egypt. Covering prime locations and cities across the region the GUESS business portfolio encompasses multiple retail concepts such as GUESS Jeans, GUESS by Marciano, GUESS Kids, GUESS Accessories and GUESS Footwear; across a network of 65 stores. As a result of this successful acquisition and setting a new milestone for the business, Al-Futtaim now operates the largest number of GUESS retail stores in the Middle East with a commitment to create a retail business that is ready for sustainable growth across the region.