New York City Saks Inc. announced Monday the opening of Saks Fifth Avenue in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Jeddah is the second licensed Saks Fifth Avenue Store in Saudi Arabia and the fifth in the Middle East.
The three-level, 44,900-sq.-ft. store is located in the Sari City Centre (Star Avenue), an upscale development in Jeddah.
Jeddah, located on the coast of the Red Sea, is the major urban center of western Saudi Arabia and is home to over 3.4 million people. The Jeddah store will be operated by Fashion Village Trading Co., which also operates the Saks Fifth Avenue store in Riyadh that opened in 2001.