Intersport opens store in Dammam
Dammam, December 16, 2013
Intersport, a leading sports goods retail brand of the Al-Futtaim group, has opened its second store in Saudi Arabia at Dammam’s Othaim Mall.
The inaugural store was opened in Jeddah two months ago and the third store is set to open in Riyadh soon, said a statement.
“The key factors driving our arrival and growth plans in Saudi Arabia include the rising population of 30 million people and the value of the retail sector in general, which is put at SR276 billion ($73.6 billion) by the end of 2014,” said Mohsen Saroufim, retail operators manager.
“According to a recent report published by Century21 Saudi, nearly 60 per cent of the population are youths and with retail accounting for 17 per cent of the kingdom’s GDP,” he stated.
The store, which features top global brands, has been designed to focus on the layout of products by sport so that all items can conveniently be found together, while catering to all levels from beginner to athletes, Saroufim added.
The outlet carries a wide range of specialist equipment and apparel for many indoor and outdoor pursuits including soccer, rugby, basketball, volleyball and fitness among others. - TradeArabia News Service