Thirty years in the making, Blue Salon has become Qatar’s leading luxury department store. Specializing in fashion, watches, jewelry, perfumes, cosmetics, home fashion, home décor & travel gear, it operates as an exclusive “Retail Luxury Goods” and “Fashion Brand” store.
Blue Salon was established in 1981 with the vision of bringing and representing international brands in the local Qatari market. It has become Qatar’s leader in Fashion, Watches, Jewelry, Perfumes, cosmetics, home decoration and luggage. Blue Salon Group today owns 70+ retail outlets such as: Corneliani, Aigner, Pal Zileri, Trussardi, Cole Haan, Levi’s, Guess, Morgan, L’occitane , as well as its own concept stores such as Highland (med-high department store represented in 3 locations), Mosafer (complete travel solutions), Gold Gourmet (food gourmet), Arabesq (a multi-brand Arabic sweets shop), Toys4Me (a multi-brand toy shop), Karisma (cosmetics for teenagers), Karisma Lingerie (multi-brand lingerie for the young generation),Momento (fashion watches and accessories), Asala (honey-based products).
Today, Blue Salon Group is rapidly expanding its retail network in the region, forming strategic partnerships and key alliances with a number of stores in the Middle East. I The BS Group is spearheaded by Mr. Ashraf Abu Issa, Chairman and CEO. Mr, Abu Issa has been in business from early age, prompted by the passing of his father, the founder of Blue Salon, in 1987. Since then, Mr. Abu Issa has demonstrated unparalleled leadership and versatile entrepreneurship as he continues to build and expand the legacy of his father, the late Mr. Abdul Raheem Abu Issa.
The leadership of Mr. Ashraf Abu Issa is complemented with that of his brother’s, Mr. Nabil Abu Issa. The latter has joined the organization in his capacity as the Vice Chairman, focusing on innovation, growth and customer service. Mr. Nabil Abu Issa’s leadership has been instrumental in the success of the Group.
With 5,000+ employees, Abu Issa Holding is considered one of the leading family groups in the Gulf region.