Al Othiam Market is based on the former 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.
In 1981, Mr. Abdullah Al Othaim and his brothers continued this success story that has been first launched by their father by starting more retail and wholesale centres. In 1990, the company decided to shift much of its business to consumer wholesale malls to be more accessible to the overwhelming majority of consumers and to cope with Riyadh massive demographic and economic developments.
In short time, Al Othaim Markets became the most Saudi leading consumers’ products malls acting on 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 storing techniques, and the company delivery fleet has also been upgraded and expanded to reach consumers in wider geographical area and to better collaborate with them.
Al Othaim Markets never confined its business to malls and consumer’s products, but extended to human resources development in its retail and wholesale business. The staff operating for Al Othaim Market is elected and appointed as per global recruitment criteria that ensure top-notch service quality, and good salesmanship techniques that can handle the most delicate local and international products. Further, Al Othaim human resources are excellence –oriented and dedicated to competition and high quality service. In addition, Al Othaim provides a specialised applied programs and services like Consumer’s Wholesale and builds highly competitive markets combined with unprecedented weekly and monthly entertainment programs and offers that furnish consumers with high quality and low price products. 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 by creating the best service malls similar to those existing in the developing countries.