About Us

Introduction to Matalan

Matalan is one of the UK’s leading clothing and homeware retailers offering quality fashion and homeware at up to half the equivalent high street price.

John Hargreaves is the founder of Matalan in Preston, United Kingdom in 1985 . Matalan UK now trades from 5 million square feet in over 200 stores.

Matalan Middle East opened its first store in June 2009. Our brands target market is families and our stores can be found in some of the premium Malls within the Middle East.

With the latest key looks for the season, from modern basics to classic styles, customers can choose from a great range of in-house brands like Rogers & Rogers, as well as top fashion name including Falmer.

We offer a full range all under one roof of:


Matalan Philosophy

Matalan is a totally unique retailer, committed to providing value for money. We offer up to the minute fashion and home wares at prices 50% below the equivalent High Street Prices.

More Value – More Style – More Quality

Matalan Middle East Is Brought To You By BTC

Business Trading Company (BTC) was established in 1997 They are primarily developers of projects which include shopping centers, leisure facilities, real estate and retail businesses A multi – million dollar holding and investment company, financially sound and well established, with impeccable connections in the Gulf States BTC secured the Matalan Franchise in 2008

BTC Board Of Directors


Abdul Aziz M Al Rabban



Sheik Abdul Aziz Bin Nasser Al Thani

Deputy Chairman


Sheik Abdulla Bin Nasser Al Thani



Sheik Abdul Rahman Bin Nasser Al Thani