[ Doha, QATAR ]
Al Mana Fashion Group has announced a strategic partnership to establish NBA Stores in the GCC region. First stores will be established in Doha, during the 2016-2017 basketball season, followed with additional stores in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait. The stores will sell official merchandise of the US professional basketball league, including replica team uniforms, footwear and toys.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) has more than 400 branded outlets globally. The NBA opened a flagship NBA Store in New York on 45th Street and Fifth Avenue in December, 2015. Around the world, 250 licensees manufacture, sell, and market NBA-branded products that are marketed in more than 125,000 retail locations in some 100 countries.
Almana Group is one of Qatar’s oldest and largest business entities encompassing several divisions across a spectrum of industries and a portfolio that includes several internationally acclaimed brands.
The group is owned and operated by Hisham Saleh Al Mana, Kamal Saleh Al Mana and Wissam Saleh Al Mana, sons of the late Saleh Al Hamad Al Mana, in their capacity as executive directors.