Al Othiam Markets is an extension of Saleh Al Othaim Trading Est. which has been established in 1956 by late businessman Saleh Al Othaim. The new establishment launched its first retail business in Hallet Al Qusman, Batha, Riyadh as a food trading Company.
In 1981, Mr. Abdullah Al Othaim and his brothers continued this success story that has been first launched by their father by establishing more retail and wholesale centres. In 1990, the company decided to shift much of its business to consumer wholesale markets to be more accessible to the overwhelming majority of consumers and to cope with Riyadh massive demographic and economic developments.
During a short perios of time, Al Othaim Markets became the most leading Saudi markets specialized in consumers’ wholesale business. In 1992, a number of mega stores with high profile storing criteria have been launched to sustain the development of the company. Such mega stores have been equipped with the latest dry and refrigerated storage techniques, and the company delivery fleet has also been upgraded and expanded to reach consumers in a wider geographical area and to collaborate better with them.
Al Othaim Markets management was never limited to supermarkets and consumer’s products only but it was extended to include development of human resources that operate at Al Othaim Markets. Employees at Al Othaim markets are being selected as per global recruitment criteria that ensure top-notch service quality.
Al Othaim Markets is keen on providing local and international products of high quality, with a range of variety and presenting it in a good manner with competitive prices to be affordable to all society segments. We are also providing some specialized services such as Consumer Wholesale Stores and establishing highly competitive supermarkets in addition to generating weekly and monthly promotional activities and offers festivals with discount rates that guarantee the customer’s benefit of saving more. Such offers help consumers get products at high quality and low price combined with gifts in a way that can sustain Al Othaim Markets mission of developing and providing the best level of service a customer might be looking for at a supermarket similar to international supermarkets globally.