Roots in Qatar
We are a Qatari company, proud of our heritage and our reputation for integrity, honesty and dependability earned over more than 6 decades of business in Qatar. A&P was originally established in 1954 as Mohammed Abdul Latif Almana & Bros and was awarded the dealership of Philips in the State of Qatar. This was followed by a further strategic partnership entered into in 1959 when it sponsored African & Eastern -the trading wing of Unilever Arabia in the Middle East. The company was renamed "Almana & Partners W.L.L." in 1989 after a restructuring of the business operations and divisions.
Almana & Partners has proven itself to be a valued partner over many years and we have a proud track record of delivering value to our customers and our suppliers as evidenced by the longstanding relationships and awards bestowed upon us:
Today A&P is a well-diversified company, having over 800 staff delivering high quality customer service and sustained revenue growth. Our strategic medium-term business planning, performance management, process automation, MIS reporting and continuing investment in human capital and infrastructure position as well as delivering our service and growth mission. Without doubt, we reach almost every household and business in the State of Qatar through our diversified product portfolio. We remain the partner of choice by our respected customers and branded manufacturers based on mutual respect and trust.
The company's business operations is focused in four major areas, namely distribution of fast-moving consumer goods to the modern and general trade (Consumer Products Division and General Products Division), the provision of office related products such as copiers, printing solutions and business software solutions (Office Equipment and Business Solutions division), office furniture and furnishings division and a finally providing consumer electronics and home appliances to business (projects, hospitality and real estate) and consumers through our network of showrooms in Doha. Our sales teams are backed up by excellent service centres providing unrivalled local support for the consumer electronic, home appliances and printing products that we market.
Our well-developed supply chain capability, extensive warehousing and storage facilities and large fleet of vehicles enable us to provide an uninterrupted and reliable distribution and delivery service to the trade and to consumers. We are also able to exceed local and international storage and handling requirements for the vastly different and very stringent requirements for food, cold storage, high-tech equipment and furniture warehousing.