Nahdi Medical Company Committed to Excellence with Two New Prestigious Wins

• Brand of the Year 2020-2021 in the healthcare and pharmacies category at the World Branding Awards for the second year in a row. • Most Admired Retailer of the Year Pharmacy and Healthcare award at the Images RetailME Awards 2020

05 Oct 2021

Nahdi Medical Company (NMC), Saudi Arabia’s largest pharmacy retail chain and pioneering healthcare provider, today announced it has been recognized by multiple, highly regarded organizations for its remarkable success and excellence in fostering innovation, offering exceptional guest experiences, and revolutionary in-store design.

For the second year in a row, NMC was nominated amongst 400 global brands to be named ‘Brand of the Year 2020-2021’ in the healthcare and pharmacies category at the World Branding Awards. NMC was uniquely judged through three streams: brand valuation, consumer market research, and public online voting.

The prestigious award is a celebration of excellence in customer satisfaction and service quality. Through its 360 customer-centric ecosystem that facilitates all the online and offline services offered at Nahdi, NMC has provided customers with comprehensive solutions and value-added care at the highest international standards.

In addition, the leading healthcare provider won the ‘Most Admired Retailer of the Year Pharmacy and Healthcare’ award at the Images RetailME Awards 2020. The award is a validation of the progress and excellence that NMC has achieved through its outstanding in-store design of Al Lara pharmacy.

Al Lara pharmacy known to be the pharmacy of the future was inaugurated in 2019 and is currently NMC’s largest pharmacy, spanning over 2,000 square meters. Designed with astute attention to detail, the pharmacy’s design concept is based on a customer-centric approach, blending functionality and innovation to create an inspiring environment, elevating the customer shopping experience.

Commenting on the awards, Hani Ismail, Marketing Vice President at Nahdi Medical Company said, “It’s an honor to be receiving these awards today, which are testament to the added-value our services deliver every day at the community pharmacies. Our pharmacies have transformed from being a traditional dispensing medication shop to a healthcare destination, offering unparalleled, seamless shopping experiences for all our patrons. Harnessing the latest industry trends and technologies, Al Lara epitomizes our vision for the future of the pharmacy sector. Complimented by our online store, mobile application, adherence program and omni-health concept, we are committed to providing superior healthcare services that usher positive change in the Kingdom. And for this, we will continue investing in our products, services and human capital.”


NMC has long been actively involved in working to enhance the well-being of citizens and improve their quality of their lives through providing superior, top-notch healthcare services at more than 1,200 community pharmacies across the Kingdom.



About Nahdi Medical Companies (NMC)

Nahdi Medical Company is an award-winning healthcare provider and Saudi Arabia’s largest pharmacy retail chain. The company was established in 1986 as a sole proprietor of two stores in Jeddah and in 2004, it became a Limited Liability Company. Today, it manages and operates 1149 stores in 145 cities in the Kingdom, one pharmacy in Dubai, UAE and two healthcare clinics in Jeddah. In the first half of 2019, NMC launched its first Nahdicare Clinic in Al-Marwa district in Jeddah, extending its healthcare offerings and presence in the country by offering personalized, specialist, superior care to local communities in line with the government’s National Healthcare Transformation Program. Over the past 35 years, NMC has received numerous awards and has been celebrated for its positive work culture and commitment to local communities. Highlights include being recognized in the inaugural ‘2020 Middle East Best Workplaces’ list by Great Places to Work and ‘Best Community Development Award at the Gulf Sustainability and CSR Awards’ in 2018.