Al Khayyat Investments

“AKI’s compass has always been toward Brand Building, through implementing successful European concepts locally; AKI transformed the Curver brand’s consumer responsiveness in the UAE to primary grades!”

Antoine Nassif, Export Manager Middle East & Africa, Curver Ltd.

BinSina Pharmacy

While most of our retail operations are partnerships with international principals, Bin Sina Pharmacy is a wholly-owned Al Khayyat Investments brand: a locally-grown business with 21st. century international standards.

The first-ever licensed pharmacy in Dubai, it is now a chain of 45 outlets across the UAE, a number expected to rise to 60 by the end of 2013. Plans are advanced for Bin Sina to expand across the GCC.

Though we have only 3% of the 1300 pharmacies in the UAE, we have a market share of about 15%, serving over 5 million customers a year. In the past 18 months Bin Sina has increased its retail space by 54%.

Bin Sina has streamlined the look and feel of the pharmacies, in a policy of continuous investment to improve the shopping experience for customers.

At the same time, it has introduced the latest IT systems to enhance the links between healthcare professionals, drug manufacturers, pharmacies and patients.

In an innovative tie-up with global supermarket chain Carrefour, Bin Sina has opened in-store pharmacies in Carrefour stores in several of Dubai's largest malls, and this partnership will be extended elsewhere across the Middle East. 

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