• 2021

    Giordano opens its first store in Ghana, West Africa
  • 2020

    Giordano store at City Centre Deira is awarded 4-Stars in Green Star Awards for Environmental Efforts and Sustainability.
  • 2019

    Giordano opens 6 stores in Mauritius over 6 months. Ishwar Chugani, CEO and Managing Director of Giordano Middle East FZE, receives 2019 Retail Professional of the Year Award.
  • 2018

    Giordano celebrates 25 years in the MENA region.
  • 2017

    Giordano opens new mega flagship store in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Global expansion continues.
  • 2016

    Forbes Middle East recognizes Ishwar Chugani, CEO and Managing Director of Giordano Middle East FZE and Executive Director of Giordano International, as one of the Top Indian CEOs in the Arab World.
  • 2015

    Giordano International is awarded International Retailer of the Year at Global RLI Awards in Dubai. Giordano Saudi Arabia celebrates 20 years of presence in the region.
  • 2014

    Ishwar Chugani, Managing Director of Giordano Middle East FZE and Executive Director of Giordano International, receives the 2014 Retail Professional of the Year Award from the MENA Shopping Centre and Retailer Awards organized by the Middle East Council of Shopping Centres and the International Council of Shopping Centres. Giordano inaugurates new flagship store in Pakistan.
  • 2013

    Giordano celebrates 20 years of presence in the region. Giordano receives the “2013 Global Emerging Market Retailer of the Year” award at the Retail Leisure International Awards held at the Natural History Museum in London. Forbes Middle East ranks Giordano one of the top 100 companies making a difference in the Arab World.
  • 2012

    Giordano’s e-shopping service launches in the UAE. Giordano launches Giordano Initiative For Talent (G.I.F.T.), a CSR programme to support the local community. The first venture is a partnership with Mawaheb’s Dubai Art Studio wherein talented students with special needs interpreted World Without Strangers for their t-shirt design.
  • 2011

    Giordano named as one of the best brands for jeans among Saudi teens in a survey by Communicate Levant magazine. Giordano opens its 200th store in the Middle East, located in Mushrif Mall, Abu Dhabi.
  • 2010

    Giordano opens 12 new stores and kiosks, totalling its stores to 188 across the Middle East and India. Giordano celebrates 15 years of operations in Saudi Arabia and donates SR125,000 to the Disabled Children’s Association as part of its CSR commitment.
  • 2009

    Giordano is awarded the BEST SERVICE PERFORMANCE BRAND by the Department of Economic Development in Dubai, as part of the Dubai Service Excellence Scheme. Giordano is awarded Best Retailer of the Year and Best Fashion Store by Ajman City Centre.
  • 2008

    Giordano crosses the 160-store mark, with the opening of two largest flagship stores in Dubai Mall and Mall of Arabia in Saudi Arabia.
  • 2006

    Giordano celebrates its 10th Anniversary of Saudi Arabia operations with a generous donation of SR 100,000 to the Disabled Children’s Association (DCA). Giordano awarded regional SUPERBRAND status, after being identified as one of the Arab World’s leading brands. Giordano International announces that Mr Ishwar Chugani will join its Management Committee with effect from July 1, 2006. Giordano’s store at Burjuman wins ‘Best Service Performance Outlet’ Award from Dubai Service Excellence Scheme (DSES), an initiative of the Department of Economic Development to raise customer service standards in Dubai.
  • 2005

    Giordano organizes its third Giothon which saw 1,500 people turn out for fun and games at Safa Park, Dubai, UAE. A sum of AED 30,000 was raised and handed over to The Rashid Paediatric Therapy Centre.. Giordano crosses the 100-store mark with opening of two new stores (Giordano and Giordano Junior) at Ibn Battuta Mall in Dubai. Giordano launches its second edition of the book ‘Simplicity – The Brand’s Guide to Dressing’.
  • 2004

    Giordano Middle East became the first apparel retailer to collect the Dubai Quality Appreciation Programme (DQAP) Award for 2003, as part of Dubai’s Drive for Quality. Giordano held it’s the second Giothon, with the 2004 event seeing more than 800 adults and children taking part. The event raised AED 30,000 for The Rashid Pediatric Therapy Centre..
  • 2003

    Giordano Middle East celebrated 10 Years of operations in the Middle East. Giordano receives Market of the Year award from Giordano International. Giordano launches Giothon, a community walkathon in aid of Rashid Paediatric Centre. In its inaugural year, the event raises AED 25,000 for charity and sees more than 500 participants. Giordano stores across Dubai receive certification from the Dubai Services Excellence Scheme, an initiative created by the Dubai Department of Economic Development to oversee quality standards of service. Giordano expands operations to Tblisi, Georgia.
  • 2002

    Giordano launches a book ‘Simplicity – Your Guide to Dressing’ for its Middle East customers. Giordano is nominated by the Middle East Economic Digest (MEED) to receive the Business-to-Consumer Service Supplier Award as part of the 2002 Awards for Business Excellence.
  • 2000

    Giordano launches a corporate sales division to provide uniforms and corporate clothing for companies in the Middle East, including Microsoft, Sun Microsystems, Chilis, Mashreq Bank, IKEA, Eppco, ACER, Black and Decker.
  • 1998

    Giordano enters into a franchise agreement to open its first store in Kingdom of Bahrain.
  • 1995

    Giordano opens its first stores in the Sultanate of Oman and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • 1993

    Giordano launches its first store in the Arab world at Burjuman Centre in Dubai.