VF Corporation's Martino Scabbia Guerrini and GMG CEO Mohammad A. Baker sign partnership agreement

Retail giants GMG, VF Corp boost alliance, explore expansion

Currently operating 90 VF’s mono-brand stores in MENA and SEA, GMG aims to roll out over 300 stores during the next five years

gmg CEO Mohammed A Baker

Cover story: GMG’s Mohammed A Baker has a bold vision for his company

The CEO of GMG shares the retail giant’s global expansion strategy, and how its growth is driven by innovation and powered by excellence

Mohammed A Baker, deputy chairman CEO of GMG Image Supplied

Global wellbeing conglomerate, GMG, is focused on supporting UAE’s food security strategy

GMG is helping advance national efforts to develop sustainable food production systems through modern technologies while enhancing local production

GMG opens first Monoprix Maison outlet outside France Image GMG

UAE’s GMG opens first Monoprix Maison outlet outside France

The new outlet is located at Springs Souk Mall by EMAAR in Barsha Heights, Dubai

Régis Schultz, CEO of JD Sports (L) and Mohammad A. Baker, Deputy Chairman and CEO of GMG (R) at the signing of the franchise agreement _ image GMG

UAE’s GMG to bring JD Sports to the Middle East, signs franchise agreement

Under the terms of the 10-year agreement, GMG will open around 50 stores under the JD fascia by 2028, across the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Egypt

Mohammad A. Baker, Deputy Chairman and CEO of GMG and Mahmood Ameen, Chief Executive Officer, Emirates Flight Catering announcing the partnership Image GMG

Emirates Flight Catering, GMG ink deal to provide ready-to-go meals

The meals will be prepared based on a menu curated by Emirates Flight Catering chefs

GMG's new Dubai Investment Park facility is one of the UAE’s largest food manufacturing facilities

GMG eyes global expansion, launches four food manufacturing units

GMG’s Dubai Investment Park facility – one of UAE’s largest food manufacturing facilities – includes three factories to process added-value meat, poultry, and seafood items

GMG's new Africa HQ in District 5, Cairo

UAE’s GMG opens new office in District 5, Cairo

By 2025, GMG aims to double its global workforce through acquisitions, developing fresh concepts and entering new geographies

UAE's GMG acquires Aswaaq to expand retail footprint

UAE’s GMG acquires Aswaaq to expand retail footprint

The acquisition adds a total of 11 community malls and 22 supermarkets to GMG’s retail network

GMG establishes its Asian headquarters in Malaysia to pursue further expansion and growth in SEA

GMG to ramp up growth in Southeast Asia, aims to launch 100 stores by 2025

The company has opened 31 stores across Malaysia, Singapore, and Indonesia since entering the SEA market in 2020

Geant opens first supermarket in UAE in Ajman

Géant opens first supermarket in the UAE

Géant has expanded into the Northern Emirates with the opening of its new store concept in Ajman

UAE's first Monoprix store opens in Dubai Hills launched by GMG

GMG opens French retail brand Monoprix’s first store in the UAE

Located in Dubai Hills, the French retail brand will offer food products and an exclusive range of home and beauty products

Power Letters 2022: Mohammad A. Baker, deputy chairman and CEO, GMG

Whether it is acquiring new international brands or developing homegrown concepts, when an opportunity presents itself, we go after it

UAE retailer GMG to open more than 100 stores in Egypt by 2026

Sun & Sand Sports, a GMG brand and the Middle East’s sports retailer, is already slated to open at the City Centre Almaza as well as Mall of Egypt

UAE retailer GMG gets Nike distribution rights for Egypt, Iraq

GMG will become the official distributor partner for Nike in Egypt by June 2022, covering everything from brand management to retail and distribution


Dubai’s GMG acquires Southeast Asian sports retailer Royal Sporting House

GMG will now operate over 550 sports retail stores in 57 cities across 12 countries