History

1988

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Rivoli is established in the heart of Dubai
with wholesale watch distribution from a single store.

1991

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In the midst of the Gulf war turmoil, the first Rivoli store was opened in Al Ghurair Mall

1992

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Rivoli acquires the factory of Economic Swiss Time, manufacturing the brand Continental

1995

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Began Montblanc distribution with the first boutique at Hotel Intercontinental

 

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1996

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Sheikh Mohammed appointed Crown Prince of Dubai and opens up avenues for Tourism with DSF.

Rivoli awarded the most Innovative Retailer by the DSF committee.

1999

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2000

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The turn of the millennium sees rapid expansion  from one store to multiple stores and different formats

2002

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Rivoli starts expansion into regional markets – Qatar, Oman & Bahrain

2003

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Vertu is added to the brand portfolio with the first boutique in BurJuman

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2005

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The new avatar of Rivoli is born!

2006

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Omega joins the Rivoli portfolio of brands

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2007

 

Dubai International Capital (DIC) acquires a minority stake from the founding stakeholders

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2008

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Swatch Group joins hands as an investor marking the beginning of high-end luxury retail

2009

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Rivoli expands its eyewear distribution into retail operations with Rivoli EyeZone

2011

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Rivoli Group Customer Care

Opened new & advanced Logistics & Customer Care Center 

2012

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Rivoli Group moves the Head Office to Sheikh Zayed Road

2013

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Swatch Group acquires majority stake in Rivoli

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Launched  the Rivoli Lounge concept to provide an exclusive and unparalleled experience to our prestige customers

2014

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A new avatar of Hour Choice stores – Contemporary, Avant-garde, Unparalleled

2016

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Rivoli launces first online watch retail in the region with www.rivolishop.com

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Rivoli begins distribution of Pandora in Oman & Middle East travel retail

2016

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Rivoli launches www.rivolieyezone.com, an exclusive online eyewear store.

2017

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MARCOLIN GROUP/ LVMH & Rivoli Group Signs A Joint Venture In Middle East.

2018

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Today Rivoli has established a footprint in UAE, Oman, Qatar and Bahrain. Over 370 stores across the GCC | 1500+ employees

One of the largest importers, retailers and distributors with a vast array of luxury products

Portfolio of over 110 prestigious brands

Rivoli group ...and growing
1988

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