6 August 2015: Citizen watches has appointed Marzooq Al Shamlan & Sons as the official retailer in Qatar. The announcement was made in the presence of top delegates of both the companies who met in Doha for the conclusive meeting.
“With the growing demand for our brand in Qatar it was but natural to partner with a retailer who has good number of doors and a good brand portfolio, Marzooq Al shamlan & Sons has a very sophisticated and advanced approach to retail and they are well positioned in all segments of the market with a retail concept for each segment which includes Crono, Crono fashion and Watch Corner, giving our brand the required reach in the market” said Mr. Takuma Murata, Assistant to the General Manager , Citizen Watches Middle East.
“Citizen is truly a world class watch manufacturer in all regards, capable of making the worlds most admired timepieces completely in house, from the movement, the external parts and also the tools and machines those make these watches. We are very proud to have been associated with a brand that has been in the forefront of innovation always defying the conventional approach. We as a retailer also defy the conventional approach to satisfy our customers and give them the best experience.” Said Mr. Mr. Mohammed M. Al Shamlan, Managing Director, Marzooq Al Shamlan & Sons
Mr. K.V. Ramakrishnan (Ravi), General Manager, Marzooq Al shamlan & Sons said during the hand shake “Citizen has always been in our wish list, and we are glad that we will be able to offer them to our discerning customers. The Eco-Drive range of watches which is powered by any source of light is certainly going to be highly appreciated by our customers, the brand will add a lot of value to our existing portfolio and I am certain that it will be highly appreciated by our customers”.
“Marzooq Al shamlan & Sons is present in all leading malls of Qatar which includes the newly opened Gulf Mall, Yezdan Mall and other popular shopping destination like Hyatt Plaza, Villlagio, Landmark and The Mall plus many other location covering almost 80% of the retail landscape in Doha” added Mr. Ravi.
Since its foundation in 1930, CITIZEN has promoted a multi-cultural mindset that fosters excellence and creativity. As a true manufacture d'horlogerie, CITIZEN integrates a comprehensive manufacturing process that extends from creating a watch’s individual components to its final assembly. It’s an artisan's approach to watchmaking based on pushing forward the boundaries of technology and leveraging experience to explore new possibilities.