Marzooq Al Shamlan & Sons (MSS) is a well established watch retailing and distribution company, established in 1956, in the State of Qatar. Over the last five decades, MSS has grown to be one of the foremost watch retailers in the country, catering to various market segments.
Marzooq Al Shamlan & Sons, the Parent Company is operating three retail formats:- Crono caters upper and middle price bracket and Crono Fashin as the name implies, is for the fashion savvy and trendy youngsters. Watch Corner targets the budget-conscious customers. .
MSS has so far roped in over 30 major international brands for its retail stores ranging from Rado, Tissot, Police, Accurate, Continental, Cruiser, EverSwiss, Giordano, Orient, Timex, Cerruti, Revani, Guess, Nautica, Ice Watch, Moog, Faros, Jacques Farel, etc.
"A world’s recognized, leading service-oriented and most trusted organization in watch retail".
"To provide the best variety of watch brands, excellent customer and after sales service, thus endowing value to our stakeholders"
For over 30 years, Blue Salon has become Qatar's leader in fashion, watches, jewelry, perfumes, cosmetics, home fashion, home décor & travel gear. It specializes as exclusive “Retail Luxury Goods” and “Fashion Brand” store.
Blue Salon was established in 1981, representing and developing international Brands in the local Qatari Market. It has become Qatar's leader in Fashion, Watches, Jewelry, Perfumes, cosmetics, home decoration and luggage. Blue Salon Group today owns 70+ retail outlets such as: Corneliani, Aigner, Pal Zileri, Trussardi, Cole Haan, Levi’s, Guess, Morgan, L’occitane , and own concepts: Blue Salon (High-end department store), Highland (med-high department store represented in 3 locations), Mosafer (complete travel solution), Gold Gourmet (food gourmet), Arabesq (a multi-brand Arabic sweets shop), Toys4Me (a multi-brand toy shop), Karisma (cosmetics for teenagers), Karisma Lingerie (Multi-Brand lingerie for the young generation),Momento (fashion watches & Accessories), Asala (Honey products).
Today, Blue Salon Group is rapidly expanding its retail network in the whole GCC. In Saudi Arabia alone, the Group has signed a strategic partnership under which we have opened some stores in Riyadh, Jeddah & Mecca and will continue to have 50 stores within the near future.
The group is spearheaded by Mr. Ashraf Abu Issa as the Chairman and CEO. He has been in business since he was 19 years old when his father (the founder) passed away in 1987. He has demonstrated versatile entrepreneurial and leadership qualities to continue the legacy of his father Mr. Abdul Raheem Abu Issa (Late).
Mr. Nabil Abu Issa, brother of Mr. Ashraf Abu Issa, has joined the organization in the capacity of Vice Chairman. His focus on innovation, growth and customer service is the key factor behind this phenomenal success.
With 3,000 employees, ABU ISSA HOLDING is considered one of the leading family groups in the Gulf region.