Majid Al Futtaim enhances its retail offering in KSA with a Riyadh first. New furniture and home décor store opens at Century Corner on King Fahad Road
Riyadh, KSA, March 16, 2022: Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail, and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa, and Central Asia, has opened the doors of its eagerly awaited Crate and Barrel store in a Riyadh first. Located at Century Corner on King Fahad Road, the opening of the store marks an important milestone for Majid Al Futtaim as it continues to enhance its retail offering in KSA. Featuring an in-store café, a wide variety of product categories, plus free parking to offer greater flexibility whilst shopping, the new store offers a unique experience for design enthusiasts.
“We are proud to be introducing Crate and Barrel to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the very first time, expanding the brand’s physical footprint and catering to consumer demand,” said Fahad Ghanim, Chief Executive Officer at Majid Al Futtaim Lifestyle. “Our focus is on customer experience, digitalization and personalization as we collaborate with leading brands to create world-class brand encounters. This flagship store allows visitors to experience Crate and Barrel first-hand and establish deeper connections with our customers across the region. The opening anchors our commitment and expansion into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as we look to diversify our portfolio and elevate our homeware category in the coming months.”
Connecting customers to leading designers from across the world, Crate and Barrel’s assortment has been localized for the Riyadh market and includes indoor and outdoor furniture, tabletop articles, kitchenware, décor accessories, rugs as well as bed and bath items. A special area of the 1,700 square meter space has been dedicated to Crate and Kids to inspire parents and the next generation of creative thinkers. Plus, visitors can indulge in delicious menu items at the in-store café from sweet treats to hot beverages.
“We are thrilled to be working with our partners, Majid al Futtaim, to bring the Crate and Barrel brand to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. We have a 60-year history of offering beautifully designed, mindfully made products to our customers in 12 countries,” said Janet Hayes, CEO of Crate and Barrel Holdings. “We take pride in connecting with and supporting our customers all over the world and are excited to offer this international community inspiration for every room of the home, every family celebration, every important moment.”
To provide a seamless omnichannel shopping experience, both Crate and Barrel and Crate and Kids offer delivery, at-home assembly, order tracking and flexible payments options. What’s more, customers can book an appointment for free interior design services with department experts through “The Design Desk” to personalize their pieces and make decorating easier than ever.
The new store opening follows the success of Crate and Barrel’s online platform which was introduced to the Kingdom earlier in 2021. This physical expansion reflects Riyadh’s ongoing transformation into an attractive and stimulating investment hub, opening its doors for international brands and opportunities in accordance with Vision 2030.
With curated pieces that are unique, joyful, and comfortable, customers in Riyadh can experience Crate and Barrel in-store and online now. Visit the KSA store at Century Corner or crateandbarrel.me to explore the latest collections.