The BinDawood family pioneered the development of the retail industry in Saudi Arabia. They are founders and majority shareholders of the BinDawood Holding their retail portfolio includes the luxury store Etre. The BinDawood Group is the family office that represents the group of entities controlled by members of the BinDawood famliy, excluding BinDawood Holding.

BinDawood Holding manages two key retail chains – BinDawood and Danube – across 73 hypermarkets and supermarkets in major Saudi Arabian cities, including Makkah, Medina, Jeddah, Riyadh, Khobar, Dammam, Al Ahsaa, Taif, Abha, Khamis Mushait , Jizan, Kharj, Unaiza, Al Jubail and Ha’il. BinDawood Holding employs over 10,000 people. The BinDawood Group’s retail portfolio includes the luxury clothing store, Etre.

BinDawood Stores

BinDawood is one of Saudi Arabia’s most popular grocery retail brands. With 27 easy-to-access hypermarkets and supermarkets across Saudi Arabia. BinDawood focuses on providing excellent value for money and outstanding customer service. The brand a strong presence in and around Makkah (where BinDawood opened its first store in 1984). This has earned BinDawood the nickname ‘the Pilgrim’s Brand’, and many visitors to Saudi Arabia like to pay a visit to BinDawood stores. BinDawood has a history of innovation. In 2019, BinDawood went online when the BinDawood App was launched.

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Danube Stores

The Danube supermarket brand is synonymous with quality with a wide variety of premium offerings and hand-picked exclusive imported goods. Since becoming part of BinDawood Holding in 2001, Danube has grown to 46 current locations, with an ongoing program of expansion underway.

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Danube Online

Danube Online is an award-winning e-commerce grocery platform through which customers can order fresh products for convenient home delivery.

Danube Online was launched in 2017 and is the first and boldest service of its kind in Saudi Arabia. The app and digital platform offer a fully integrated journey from order to delivery and create new levels of convenience and flexibility for our customers.

Danube Online currently delivers premium Danube grocery products in five cities across the Kingdom.

Danube Online

BinDawood App

The BinDawood App was launched in 2019 offering our customers a wide range of great-value products and brands from all over the world at affordable prices.


Etre is Saudi Arabia’s leading luxury clothing store, offering one of the largest curated selection of designer brands in the Middle East. Merging fashion, art, design and music to create a sensory retail experience and unparalleled customer service, the brand is renowned for its unique selection of global designers and is committed to anticipating the needs of customers with a mission to innovate, excite and inspire its loyal customer base.

Danube Star Bakery Chain

Danube Star Bakery Chain

One of the largest chains of premium bakeries operating in Saudi Arabia.