Fifty One East Named Best Retail Company for 2012

DOHA: Fifty One East, the largest multi-brand luxury store in the Middle East, has again been recognized as Best Retail Company of the Year by the Arabian Business Achievement Awards-Qatar for 2012. This award is part of of a series of accolades that reflect Darwish Holding’s outstanding business achievements stemming, in particular, from the innovative retail concepts that President Bader Abdullah Al Darwish introduced in Qatar.

The awards ceremony took place last night at the Grand Hyatt Hotel and was received by Darwish Holding Vice President Saud Al Darwish.

Saud Abdullah Al Darwish said: “We are very happy to be honored for the second consecutive year with this coveted title. Fifty One East is the result of long years of hard work and commitment from everyone in our organization who shares a strong belief in the role we play in raising the bar in the industry. Fifty One East is today the most influential player in the industry and a destination for many in Qatar. This is due to its innovative retail concept and portfolio that brings international standards in lifestyle, shopping and entertainment. Moreover, this award assures our commitment to the vision of His Highness the Amir and our thorough work to contribute to the realization of Vision 2030”.

In 2011, Bader Abdullah Al Darwish was named Businessman of the Year.

Anne G. Cash