Paris Gallery Opens First Store In Iraq

The UAE-based retailer Paris Gallery’s first store in Baghdad, Iraq is a collaboration with Al Handal International Group to serve the unique need of the Iraq market

Paris-Gallery-Baghdad-01Paris Gallery’s eye-catching retail concepts, impeccable service standards and traditional Arabic hospitality practices make it a stand out as a perfect shopping and gifting destination in the Middle East. Entering the Iraq market with their first store in Baghdad, a wide array of international luxury brands in watches, perfumes, cosmetics, eyewear, accessories and leather goods are already in place.

Paris-Gallery-Baghdad-10Niche perfume favourites, exclusive to Paris Gallery, will also be showcased in the new store. These impressive and luxurious scents are sure to please visiting perfume aficionados. With a vast display of high-end brands, customers are spoilt for choice when it comes to selecting a product or picking out the perfect gift.


“I’m delighted that we are now in Iraq which is an important milestone for us. Our commitment to providing superior customer service in opulent settings is unparalleled. We are here to offer the consumers of Iraq the best luxury brands and a heightened shopping experience. I am thankful to the Al Handal International Group for putting their trust in us and for doing an exceptional job in setting up the first Paris Gallery store in the country. We look forward to a long and fruitful relationship with them and the consumers of this country,” said Mr Mohammed Abdul Rahim Al Fahim, CEO of Paris Gallery Group of Companies.Paris-Gallery-Baghdad-06

The CEO of the Al Handal International Group, Mr Mohammed Al Handal, said, “We are so honoured and delighted to have Paris Gallery in Iraq.  We have been very optimistic from the beginning and have looked forward to this day. We bring a luxurious and unique experience into the retail market, and with Paris Gallery’s solid reputation and success in serving the Middle East region, we will now offer our customers the best of brands and services.”


Mr Firas Kadhem, Group Head of Fragrance and Cosmetics at Paris Gallery, was very optimistic when saying, “The retail market in Iraq is growing and customer demand for high-end luxury goods are increasing. We believe this is the right time for us to branch into this market and gain foothold in this region. We are bringing some of the best high-end international brands under one roof, and it’s a great opportunity for consumers of this region to enjoy such unique brand offerings, especially in the niche fragrance category and makeup and skincare.”


Paris Gallery is the flagship retail store of the Paris Gallery Group of Companies. The group has a network of more than 90 retail stores across the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Bahrain, and a portfolio of over 600 international brands. 

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