With a total of 94 boutiques and shop-in-shops around the world, Jacob & Co is one of the most sought after luxury watch brands for lovers of daring designs and statement-making timepieces.
The New York-based, family-owned business is growing at a remarkable pace and will have opened 100 stores by the end of 2023. The Saudi Arabia boutique is located on Olaya Street, Riyadh’s most prestigious high street and at 220 square meters, is now the largest Jacob & Co boutique in the world.
Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, who captains both the Saudi Professional League Club Al Nassr as well as the Portugal national team, jetted in to support his friend Jacob at the opening of the new boutique.
Jacob & Co opened in Saudi Arabia in partnership with local high jewellery retail specialist Salujain and is a giant standalone store adjacent to Akaria Plaza.
“The Saudi people have a discerning eye for luxury and quality and as we open the doors to our first boutique in Riyadh, we are ready to deliver beyond expectations,” says Jacob Arabo, Chairman and Founder of Jacob & Co.
“It takes a special of expertise to understand and explain the unique design of our jewelry, the extremely high quality of the gems we work with and the exhilarating and sophisticated watchmaking we’re now famous for. So, the experience Salujain has in high jewelry and watchmaking, and their unique position in the country’s high society, is very precious to us in spreading our message: Inspired by the Impossible.”
Nour Beydoun, CEO of Salujain said: “Salujain has been Saudi Arabia’s leading agent for the world’s most luxurious jewelry and time pieces: works of timeless beauty, innovation, and artistic craftsmanship. We are both agents and collectors of the brands we represent. We have the technical knowledge, the skills, and experience to bring Jacob & Co.’s works of art to the region.”