Gulf Marketing Group opens new head office in Riyadh


Gulf Marketing Group (GMG), a leading family-owned holding company, has announced its further expansion and investment in Saudi Arabia with the opening of a new head office in Riyadh.GMG already has a strong presence in Saudi Arabia thanks to its nationwide network of approximately 90 outlets, including those of its Sun and Sand Sports chain, the Middle East’s largest sports retailer and distributor of global brands including Nike, Columbia, and Vans.Baker said the group anticipates further growth from its sports retail operations following the recent opening of a 23,000-sq-m warehouse outside Riyadh, which will complement existing office and warehousing facilities in Jeddah.It is also hoping to introduce food and healthcare brands from its portfolio, he added. Meanwhile, the company is strengthening its online retail services, as well as hosting more in-store innovations, such as contactless mobile checkouts, in response to changing consumer habits post Covid-19.“The fact that our new Riyadh headquarters is three times bigger than our old more...