Established in 1942 by Mr Yousuf A. Wahab Al Hawaj. The chairman and father of the present board of Directors, Al Hawaj is the flagship company of the Yousuf A. Wahab Al Hawaj & Sons Co. W.L.L Group.
In the mid sixties, Hawaj started selling prestigious perfumery products from Europe while in the seventies Hawaj started establishing channels for the distribution and sales of highly reputed European and American perfumery brands.
Over a period of time several lifestyle product categories such as cosmetics and skin care, watches and accessories, jewelry and crystals, fashion garments and formal dresses, household and decorative articles were added. The accent was always on HIGH QUALITY products and now Hawaj is been identified with some of the most famous brands in the world.
The group has expanded and diversified its businesses, throughout the years under the present leadership of the Managing Director, Jawad Yousuf Al Hawaj, ably supported by his brothers. Today, Al Hawaj has become one of the largest diversified retail groups in the kingdom of Bahrain.
Al Hawaj Group are ardent believers of traditional family values, The Group has all along striven to inculcate the family concept in their business enterprises. Honesty, loyalty, mutual respect and co-operation are projected as key organizational guidelines while the modern management practices are given supreme priority with in the organization.
Al Hawaj is currently the leading player in the field of perfumery, cosmetics and fashion business arena in the country with retail outlets at strategic locations all around Bahrain. The group also represents the electronic giant, Samsung- Home Appliances & Consumer Electronics in the country. The company is well known for its association with world renowned brands in the field of perfumery, cosmetics, watches, leather goods and also represents Swarovski crystals and Samsonite luggages.
Today Al Hawaj is very well-known for its prestigious quality products at very sensible prices, exemplary customer care, impeccable services, sophisticated ambience and an exclusive shopping experience. Blending of our time honored practices with the latest technological developments is our forte. Preserving our traditional values and ethos is our passion. Reaching pinnacles of human ingenuity is our motto. This attributes give us strength to look forward to the new millennium with added enthusiasm and confidence.