Ashrafs is one of Bahrain's oldest and most prestigious retailers and whole sale distributors. Ashrafs become a fully owned subsidiary of Y.K.Almoayyed & Sons in 1994. Today the Ashrafs group of companies in Bahrain comprises Ashrafs W.L.L, Ashrafs Distributors, Ashrafs B.G.D.C and Gulf Color Laboratories

Ashrafs W.L.L

Ashrafs W.L.L meets the personal shopping needs of discerning consumers, with high-end retail outlets across Bahrain. Formed in 1913 with a small shop in the souk, Ashrafs W.L.L has grown to become one of Bahrain's leading high-end retailers and distributors.

Major international brands for consumer electronics and imaging fashion household goods and business equipments as represented on a sole agency basis. These are retailed at prestigious outlets and also widely distributed through dealer channels

Consumer electronic brand include Sony, Kenwood, Bose, Casio, Siemens and Swatch. While Kodak and Nikon plus Kodak Express are Ashrafs leading brands for consumer imaging.

Leading fashion and household brands include Lalique, WMF, Brabantia, Edinburgh crystal, Mascagni frames and much more.

A specialist business equipment division acts as agents for Brother Benq Projectors, Sony projectors and data card.

Ashrafs also has the unique distinction of being one of the longest serving distributors in the Middle East of Sony and Kodak

Ashrafs Distributor

Established in 1955, Ashraf Distributors import and distribute fast moving consumer goods to hotels, supermarkets, small groceries, pharmacies and retails
outlets through out the island

Ashrafs BGDC

Ashrafs BGDC, a division of Ashrafs Group is a prominent name in the retailing and distribution of leading brands in perfumes, cosmetics and fashion. Perfume and cosmetics brands include channel, LancĂ´me, Yves St Laurent, Givenchy, Clarins, Elizabeth Arden , Lacoste, Lanvin, Azzaro, Korn, Leonard, Route 66 and Vanilla Fields are among the leading fashion brands represented

Gulf Color Laboratories

Ashrafs extensive experience in the field of Photography and the encouraging support from Eastman Kodak, with which it has been associated for over 65 years, led to the establishment of Gulf Color Laboratories(GCL) in 1975. Today, Gulf color laboratories is the first choice for a range of professional photographic services.

From it propose-built site in Sitra, GCL specializes in providing a wide range of professional photographic services, including all aspects of developing, printing, enlarging and retouching.

In addition, GCL provides a state-of-the-art digital imaging services as well as supplying commercial photo finishing equipments and accessories


The enchanting
world of Ashrafs

State-of-the-art electronics
to bedlinen, hi-tech photographic equipment
to tableware and watches