The foundation of Al-Futtaim’s retail network was established in the early 1990s with the launch of the internationally renowned and popular IKEA, Marks & Spencer, Toys R Us and ACE franchises in the UAE.
Representing some of the world’s most popular international brands, Al-Futtaim’s retail network extends throughout the UAE, GCC and North Africa and has a significant presence in Singapore and Malaysia following the acquisition of The Robinson Group in 2008.
In 2012, Al-Futtaim acquired a shareholding in Royal Sporting House, which is active in distribution, direct retail stores and shop-in-shops. The Singapore-based fashion, sports and lifestyle retail giant has 600 stores and many additional points of sale are spread around the world with over 399 in South East Asia, over 74 in the Middle East and over 126 in the South Pacific region.
837 stores in 18 countries
Occupies 5.6 million sq. ft. of retail space
Serves 30 million customers each year
Al-Futtaim Watches and Jewellery
Al-Futtaim Watches &Jewellery, part of the Al-Futtaim group is known for its wide variety of international brands to suit every taste and pocket, ensuring convenience to retail shoppers, wholesalers, and corporate clients. Al-Futtaim Watches &Jewellery includes renowned brands names such as Fossil, Esprit, Raymond Weil, Seiko, Kolber, Westar, Alba, Delma. Outlets are spread across the prime shopping malls, and numerous Duty Free channels in the GCC and the Sub–Continent.
The range of jewellery products includes a wide variety of pearls under the Minato brand name, plus precious stones set in 18 carat gold and certified loose diamonds from Europe.
About the Position
As a Visual Merchandiser you will be responsible for implementing, maintaining and developing VM trends in the stores, ensuring that the most effective VM guidelines are used for seeking customer attention in line with corporate procedures.
You will also have to make the most effective use of resources in presenting collections in the best commercial way to increase sales.
In order to be a successful Visual Merchandiser you will be educated to a degree level preferably in Interior Design, Merchandising, or Fashion. You should also have at least 5 years’ experience in Visual Merchandising within the Retail Fashion industry.
You should also have proven visual merchandising experience in Fashion/ Watches & Jewelry, advanced knowledge of power point, photo shop, and illustrator would be an advantage.
Al-Futtaim offers a highly engaging and supportive work environment in a culture that recognizes and rewards quality performance.
Job Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Company Industry: Retail/Wholesale Company
Type: Employer (Private Sector)
Job Role: Art/Design/Creative Employment
Employment Type: Employee Monthly
Salary Range: Unspecified Number of Vacancies: 1
Career Level: Mid Career
Years of Experience: Unspecified Residence
About This Company:
Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim is one of the most progressive regional business houses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Structured into six divisions; automotive, retail, electronics, engineering and technology, real estate, financial services and general services, Al-Futtaim operates through more than 60 companies and maintains a decentralised approach, giving individual businesses flexibility and versatility to maintain a competitive stance. Employing in excess of 20,000 people across the UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Egypt, Syria, Pakistan, Singapore and Europe, this approach benefits employees, providing a clearly defined work culture where individuals are empowered with authority and responsibility for their work. The success of Al-Futtaim is attributed to proactively managing change whilst upholding the values of integrity, service and social responsibility.
The majority of businesses, built on a portfolio of world leading brands, dominate their sector.
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