Mr. Abdel Ma’assoud Arafa establishes himself as a fabric retailer in the Nile Delta region
Mr. Ahmed Arafa relaunches the family business, primarily as a fabric retailer.
The Arafa family establishes Goldentex Group
Arafa Holding establishes “ Swiss Garments Company”, its 1st garments making facility at 10th of Ramadan City
Arafa Holding acquires a majority stake in Port Said Garments Company.
Arafa Holding acquires Concrete from Al Hakim Family, the largest local retailer with network of more than 40 stores across Egypt
Arafa Holding establishes Egypt Tailoring Company as a manufacturer of high end menswear.
Arafa Holding establishes “Brands for Less,” a retailer of men’s discounted garments
Arafa Holding acquires 31.6% stake in UK-based retailer BMB Group Limited (later reorganized under Baird Group)
Arafa Holding increases its stake in Goldentex Group to 32.6%, currently Arafa owns 44% in company
Arafa Holding goes public with shares trading on EGX
Arafa Holding acquires 35% of Forall Group owner of the Italian prestigious brand Pal Zileri
Al Arafa forms The Baird Group to consolidate its UK subsidiaries
Mayhoola acquires the majority stake in Forall Group , while Arafa Holding maintains same stake of 35%
Arafa Holding increase its stake in Baird Group to 98.2%