Top 100 Arab
Family Businesses

85. Al Tayer Group

Country: U.A.E.
Sector: Diversified
Establishment: 1979
Chairman: Obaid Humaid Al Tayer

The Al Tayer Group represents global brands across automotive, retail, hospitality, real estate, contracting, and travel. Its automotive business represents Ferrari, Maserati, Jaguar, Land Rover, Lincoln, Ford, and Foton in the U.A.E. The retail division consists of nearly 200 outlets operating in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, and Oman. The group employs more than 8,000 people. The group’s hospitality brands include Caffé Nero, Armani Caffé, and Magnolia Bakery. In 2020, the group launched Bloomingdale’s online in the U.A.E., Kuwait, and Saudi Arabia. In 2016, the group also launched Ounass, its first e-commerce site, offering over 600 brands.