The late Mr. M R Chhabria, the founder of the Jumbo Group was the guiding force in built up the $ 1.5 billion Jumbo empire. The Jumbo Group's success story reflects the personal triumph of its founder. In 1974, Mr. Chhabria started Jumbo Electronics in Dubai with a modest capital base but a great vision. A dynamic personality, Mr. Chhabria played a key role in transforming the consumer electronics business in Dubai by injecting innovative marketing strategies that helped keep alive interest in the local market well beyond the region. Today it has grown into consumer electronics giant and is among the UAE's first transnational corporations with global presence. A Harvard University business graduate, Mr. Chhabria also acquired a number of Indian companies including Shaw Wallace, Dunlop India, Hindustan Dorr-Oliver, Mather and Platt, to name a few.
The flagship company of the Jumbo Group, Jumbo Electronics Company Ltd. (LLC) was founded in 1974. Jumbo is one of the leading names in the field of consumer electronics, information technology, telecommunications, home appliances, office automation and entertainment in the United Arab Emirates and is amongst the first transnational corporations with a well spread out network of 30 retail stores and 9 service centres across the Emirates. Jumbos presence in the UAE encompasses the seven Emirates