Arabian Oud: Sweet scent of Saudi

December 27, 2023 | By RetailME Bureau

Abdul Aziz Al Jasser, Founder, Arabian Oud

Arabian Oud is one of the foremost fragrance brands born in Saudi Arabia that’s popularising the Arab region’s rich fragrance heritage to the world. Today, the brand’s geographical presence goes much beyond its home turf, Saudi Arabia. It has developed a strong presence in the GCC countries as well as in Egypt, Jordan, Turkey, Djibouti, Iraq, Tripoli, Palestine, Malaysia, the US, the UK, France, the Netherlands, Switzerland and Russia, among others.

Since its inception in 1982, Arabian Oud has meticulously crafted a fragrant legacy rooted in tradition and opulence. This narrative unveils the brand’s aromatic odyssey, adorned with prestigious awards and underscored by its unwavering commitment to excellence, sustainability and its quest to become the world’s leading perfume company while expanding its global reach.

Arabian Oud specialises in oriental and luxurious fragrances by infusing creativity with innovation. While leveraging state-of-the-art technology, the brand remains committed to ethical sourcing and using high quality raw materials to create industry leading fragrances.

Over the past four decades Arabian Oud has grown steadily by following a business model steeped in heritage while adopting a policy of transparency and therein gaining the trust of consumers across the world in places where it is present. Based in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the brand has developed deep knowledge and proficiency to effectively lead the global fragrance trends while being proudly local.

Arabian Oud at a glance:

  • Current leadership: Abdul Aziz Al Jasser, Founder and Omar Al Jasser, Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Arabian Oud
  • Exports over 50,000 perfumes daily from its factories in Saudi Arabia.
  • More than 400 different products from the home of Arabian Oud reaches its 965+ branches across 100+ cities in 35 countries.
  • Arabian Oud has the rare distinction of setting up the first all-women-operated fragrance factory in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, aligned with women empowerment goals outlined in Saudi Vision 2030.
  • Arabian Oud’s commitment to sustainability was evident in the planting of 75,000 oud trees in 2012, reflecting its dedication to responsible oud cultivation. While its pursuit of fragrant excellence garnered international acclaim, notably earning a Guinness World Record for producing the best-selling unisex luxury perfumes.

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