During 1953:
The Al-Thaqeb family started their business in different segments including: real estate, general trading, contracting, food, ready-made garments and international investments.

In 1972:
Al-Thaqeb spun off the trading activity by establishing the Al Thaqeb Trading Company. Its scope was in the distribution and marketing of Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG).

The Al-Thaqeb Trading Company has established partnerships with many food and non-food manufacturers throughout the globe; including the USA, Europe, the GCC, and South East Asia.