In 1974, when the late Mr. M. R. Chhabria founded Jumbo Electronics, little did the country realize that a phenomenon had been set in motion. We’ve traversed many a milestone in the metamorphosis of this family owned business into the professionally managed diverse group of companies that we are today.


After the unification of UAE in 1971, Jumbo became one of the first tech companies to start its retail and distribution business


Jumbo launches Sony in the UAE which commemorates the start of an exclusive partnership


Jumbo ventures into the Abu Dhabi Emirate with a store on Airport Road


Office Automation Division is formed with Ricoh & Brother


Iconic Jumbo House building is launched in Bur Dubai as the Group Head Quarter (with the first large format retail store)


Jumbo opens the Fujairah showroom – then, the biggest in the country at 8,000 sq. ft.

Supra is launched


Jumbo launches Hamdan Street store in Abu Dhabi


Jumbo expands its geographical footprint into Oman

Jumbo participates in the first Gitex Shopper as the largest vendor


Founding Sponsor at DSF – a coveted title

Jumbo launches the largest tech products warehousing facility at Al Quoz Industrial Area (71,500 sq feet)


Jumbo launches PlayStation in the UAE


Jumbo launches IT Distribution business with Compaq, HP, IBM, Acer and several other leading brands

Jumbo becomes the first tech retailer with a store in every Emirate

Jumbo signs distribution agreement with Casio


Jumbo launches the Enterprise Systems business to deliver ICT solutions and services to the corporate sector in the UAE

Jumbo launches HVAC division


Jumbo signs distribution agreement with Nokia


Jumbo opens the largest electronics store in UAE (27,000 sq. ft. showroom in MOE)


Jumbo signs distribution agreement with Hewlett Packard for its IPG products

Jumbo signs distribution agreement with Lenovo


Jumbo signs distribution agreement with du for its mobile services


Jumbo launches a new store in Dubai Mall

Jumbo stores in MOE and DCC win Best Anchor Store award

Jumbo wins Best Electronics Destination award

Jumbo signs distribution agreement with Dyson


The Jumbo store in Deira City Centre wins the Top Electronics Store award


Jumbo launches its store in Mirdif City Centre


Jumbo launches the largest integrated Service Center in the UAE (64,000 sq. ft) at its Jebel Ali facility

Jumbo signs distribution agreement with Gorenje


Jumbo launches JECL Logistics company for 3PL services


Jumbo launches JumboForce (Jumbo Manpower Services)

Opening of Sony Boutique Store in Dubai Mall managed by Jumbo

Jumbo launches UnwiredCrew services

Jumbo launches new store at Dalma Mall, Abu Dhabi

Jumbo transforms its retail business into an OmniChannel platform with the launch of its eCommerce portal

Jumbo launches du franchise stores

Jumbo signs distribution agreement with Lava

2015 is recognized as the Best Ecommerce Portal at the ChannelME Champion Awards

Jumbo's OmniChannel Retail wins the Power Retailer of the Year Award at the ChannelME Award Ceremony

Etisalat appoints Jumbo as their official ‘Technology & Service Delivery Partner’

Jumbo OmniChannel Retail wins the prestigious Customer Friendliness Index Award by the Dubai Economic Department


Jumbo signs service agreement with Samsung and MSI


Jumbo launches Dyson franchise store in Dubai Mall


Jumbo Logistics launches Last Mile Delivery services

Jumbo launches a new subsidiary for Additive Manufacturing Business (Jumbo 3D Manufacturing L.L.C)

Jumbo becomes authorised service provider for Bose


Jumbo Electronics Launches flagship store at The Galleria Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi 

Jumbo signs distribution agreement with leading gaming publisher Activision

Jumbo wins ‘Best Partner Award’ and 3 more awards at du Partner Awards Ceremony

Jumbo named Power Retailer of the Year at the Channel Middle East Awards 2018

Jumbo signs distribution agreement with TP-link

Jumbo signs MoU with Dubai SME to strengthen 3D Manufacturing operations

Jumbo signs exclusive distribution agreement with Laurastar for the UAE