MEA Business Awards 2023

MEA | Business Awards 2023 24 Leading Provider of Shopfitting and Retail Architecture- MEA Established in 2014, Alpha Nero is a leading manufacturing and design shopfitting company that specialises in crafting innovative concepts for luxury retail. Trusted by numerous renowned global brands, its extensive portfolio features spectacular projects including shop fixtures, shop-in-shops, turnkey boutiques, and pop-up stores. With projects from over 35 countries around the world, Alpha Nero aspires to push the boundaries of retail design with innovative ideas designed to stand out in the dynamic luxury retail market. Alpha Nero’s unparalleled craftsmanship and unique retail spaces have led the company to receive this year’s MEA Business Award. ounded by managing partner Simon Hacker, Alpha Nero has established itself as the leading retail design and production company in its region. With its 100,000 sq. ft., Lead Certified, headquarters in the UAE and an 80,000 sq. ft. production facility in Riyadh, KSA, the innovative company offers comprehensive manufacturing services to businesses across the Middle East, Africa, and Southeast Asia. In the competitive market, Alpha Nero is distinctive for its highly skilled management team and years of experience in luxury retail and branding strategy. Its esteemed clientele includes luxury brands such as Dior, Lancôme, Burberry, Gucci, Cartier, Chanel, and many more. Since its inception, Alpha Nero has grown from a small enterprise of 8 employees to a large multinational team of over 300 staff. Simon Hacker has received numerous accolades for his visionary leadership and entrepreneurial abilities, including SME’s CEO of the Year Award, which honours inspiring CEOs who have demonstrated excellence in their respective fields. Simon is also a member of the United Nations Global Compact Network, a NFP global platform for businesses to engage on universal principles such as human rights, labour, the environment, and anti-corruption. Alpha Nero strives to remain at the forefront of technological advancement with consumer touch points and unique experiences designed to enhance a brand’s reputation. The pioneering company is dedicated to leveraging the latest technologies and methodologies to drive innovation and sustainability in the shopfitting manufacturing industry. Amid current environmental concerns, Alpha Nero understands the importance of sustainability for both clients and customers who value transparency in ESG reporting. The business now offers a full suite of comprehensive retail production solutions including eco-friendly manufacturing, insights on consumer buying behaviour, and AI analytics. For brands characterised by perfection, the company delivers seamless customer experiences from the design and production stages to installation. With a strong background in shopfitting and retail merchandising, Alpha Nero has worked in partnership with some of the most prestigious brands in the world. Its multinational team is composed of passionate individuals who are dedicated to delivering agile project management, quality assurance, and timely delivery. Alpha Nero prides itself on creating exceptional projects that demonstrate its commitment to creativity, craftsmanship, and functionality. In 2023, Alpha Nero achieved the Great Place to Work certification and the Best Workplace in Retail certification, which it obtained for the second year in 2024, in recognition of the company’s unwavering dedication to its employees. Core values of collaboration, equity, and inclusivity inform the company’s decision-making processes and have shaped its internal culture. Alpha Nero has fostered a supportive environment that emphasises the development and wellbeing of its diverse workforce. Through employee engagement activities and cultural celebrations, the business exemplifies its corporate responsibilities and rewards its hardworking team. Alpha Nero is particularly proud of championing talented women across all levels of its operations from CFO Séverine Hoss to its all-women accounts and logistics team. Through its advocacy for female leadership, the company recognises the unique perspectives and skillsets that each woman contributes towards the team’s collective goal. At Alpha Nero, the team specialises in crafting innovative retail concepts to stay ahead of the curve. Dedicated to transforming the future of luxury retail, its extensive services offer clients a seamless experience from initial designs to installation. Through a combination of technological innovation and sustainable practices, the company has created countless innovative projects for renowned luxury brands. Moving forward, the business will continue to expand its operations to serve esteemed clients around the world. For its revolutionary retail concepts, Alpha Nero has received our award for this year’s Leading Provider of Shopfitting and Retail Architecture- MEA Contact: Lianne D’souza Company: Alpha Nero FZ LLC Web Address: F