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ANCHOVY. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Harnessing digital to build better business.
We produce digitally accelerated solutions. Focussed on the digital connection of your business we can advise, research and identify new opportunities. From your leadership through to the marketing team, we inject our knowledge and craft into all levels of your business to transform and deliver against your company’s growth objectives. Mapped across all aspects of the digital ecosystem, we can deliver end-to-end solutions to stimulate your digital footprint and beyond. Structured to unlock your potential, we can research and investigate opportunity, consult on your challenges, produce brand experiences or bolster your outreach to improve engagement.
75 people in their team
Speaks Arabic, English, Maltese
38 projects in their portfolio
3 collaborations started on Sortlist
Works remotely across the globe
Sortlist member since 2018
Founded in 2013
3 awards conferred


6 services offered by ANCHOVY.

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  • Description
    We create winning brands.

    To succeed in branding you must understand the needs and wants of your customers and prospects. You do this by integrating your brand strategies through your company at every point of public contact.

    Your brand resides within the hearts and minds of customers, clients, and prospects. It is the sum total of their experiences and perceptions, some of which you can influence, and some that you cannot.

    A strong brand is invaluable as the battle for customers intensifies day by day. It's important to spend time investing in researching, defining, and building your brand. After all your brand is the source of a promise to your consumer. It's a foundational piece in your marketing communication and one you do not want to be without.
    Skills in Branding & Positioning (13)
    BrandingBrand NamingBrand ActivationDigital BrandingOnline BrandingBrand DevelopmentBrand IdentityOffline & Online BrandingBrand BookBrand Guidelines+3
    Works in Branding & Positioning (25)
    Maori Yacht - Rebranding - Branding & Positioning
    Al Majal Alarabi - Branding & Website - Branding & Positioning
    Crosscraft - eCommerce 3.0 Platform - Branding & Positioning
    Digital Voting - Sharjah Arab Child Parliament’s - Branding & Positioning
    Reviews in Branding & Positioning (6)
    Marilyn Zakhour
    Rabia Peerzada
    Franco Degabriele
    Clients in Branding & Positioning (25)
    Sharjah Entrepreneurship CenterEducation | national
    MCMClothing & Accessories | international
    Al Majal AlarabiConstruction | international
    AllianceJetAviation & Aerospace | international

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  • Description
    We have a team fully focused on making digital products 'feel good, with a high satisfaction score'

    Have you ever wondered what makes your favourite website or app so easy to use and enjoy? it’s human nature that we tend to remember the clunky websites, broken links and confusing design layouts over the other, simple experiences.

    That’s why a great UX (user experience) is key for many businesses. If you’ve ever deleted an app or refused to shop online at a certain site again, you’ll know that the value that could represent across thousands of people can really hit businesses where it hurts. UX is a huge, ever growing field and the expertise behind each decision we make and path we follow in our digital lives are carved out by champions in the field.

    Our UI & UX designers deliver modern concepts, which are completely in sync with your business objectives. Our experience across many different industries and cultures has determined our framework which quickly provides supreme digital solutions.

    We’ve got you sorted with:
    ✓ Wireframing & Prototyping
    ✓ Creative, Mobile-First, UI & UX Design
    ✓ Enterprise Web Application Development
    ✓ Web Integration (CMS, CRM, Loyalty, ERP, and more)
    ✓ E-Commerce Solutions
    ✓ iOS, Android & Windows Mobile Apps
    Skills in Ergonomy (UX/UI) (12)
    UI DesignLuxury BrandingUX Optimizationux expertsergonomy ux uiErgonomy (UX/UI)CMSUX optimizationUser Experience OptimizationWireframing+2
    Works in Ergonomy (UX/UI) (16)
    Maori Yacht - Rebranding - Ergonomy (UX/UI)
    Al Majal Alarabi - Branding & Website - Ergonomy (UX/UI)
    Crosscraft - eCommerce 3.0 Platform - Ergonomy (UX/UI)
    Digital Voting - Sharjah Arab Child Parliament’s - Ergonomy (UX/UI)
    Clients in Ergonomy (UX/UI) (16)
    New York BestFood | local
    CrosscraftConsumer Electronics | international
    Al Majal AlarabiConstruction | international
    Nema BankBanking & Financials | international

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  • Description
    We create winning Website, Mobile and e-commerce experiences, that convert and give our clients an ROI..

    Websites aren’t just a way of presenting your brand online, but a way of empathising with your audience and making their online journey as easy, informative and delightful as possible. This is why we always pour our hearts and souls into understanding your users and crafting the best very best experiences for them.
    Skills in Website Creation (14)
    website seoWordPress DevelopmentEcommerce Websiteweb siteweb brandingecommerce hostingcustom websiteweb hostingWebsite RedesignWeb Design+4
    Works in Website Creation (20)
    Maori Yacht - Rebranding - Website Creation
    Al Majal Alarabi - Branding & Website - Website Creation
    Crosscraft - eCommerce 3.0 Platform - Website Creation
    Digital Voting - Sharjah Arab Child Parliament’s - Website Creation
    Clients in Website Creation (20)
    New York BestFood | local
    Yamaha MaltaConsumer Electronics | international
    Maori YachtTransportation | international
    Nema BankBanking & Financials | international

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  • Description
    We define leading digital strategies, them being brand or conversion focused.

    Creative Implementation: Execute the strategy through the perfect creative, be it websites, brandings, or creative campaigns.

    Results Driven Digital Marketing: Test, iterate and improve on your campaigns to consistently increase results and cost efficiency.
    Skills in Digital Strategy (19)
    SEO StrategyContent StrategyStrategyCommunication StrategyStratégie digitaleSocial Media StrategySearch MarketingDigital StrategyCommunicationMarketing Strategy+9
    Works in Digital Strategy (24)
    Yahmi - Digital Strategy
    Foster Clark’s 2020 Ramadan campaign - Digital Strategy
    HalaHi Digital and Product Strategy - Digital Strategy
    Sheraa Branding - Digital Strategy
    Reviews in Digital Strategy (5)
    Klaus Jensen
    Marc Casolani
    Debbie Mangion
    Clients in Digital Strategy (24)
    J/BoatsTravel & Leisure | international
    Atlantic EnergyEnergy & Oil | national
    Intercontinental Hotel MaltaHospitals & Healthcare | local
    Eat Sleep RecoverHospitals & Healthcare | international

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  • Description
    You are just one step away from choosing the best eCommerce solution and growing your revenue online.
    Wondering how to find the best eCommerce solution so you can sell online? You’re in the right place! Whether you’re keen on kick-starting a new business idea online or long to take your brand to the next level, our 100% world-class and agile eCommerce solutions will be a game changer for your brand.

    Technology Development

    Solution frameworks, Back-end Development, System Integration, Enhancements & Support
    With our team of developers and tech architects, we can deliver website front and backend implementation as well as bespoke technology products.

    Experience Design

    User Experience Research & Strategy, UX & UI Design, Front-end development, Websites, Apps Digital platforms and products that succeed have a considered experience. Our interactive design practice explores how experience design marries your business requirements with the needs of the user across the whole customer journey.
    Skills in E-commerce (10)
    ecommerce seob2b ecommerceEcommerce WebsiteEcommerce Website Designecommerce designecommerce hostingonline ecommerceBack-End DevelopmentE-Commerce HostingBackend Development
    Works in E-commerce (4)
    Crosscraft - eCommerce 3.0 Platform - E-commerce
    Digital Voting - Sharjah Arab Child Parliament’s - E-commerce
    Junior’s - eCommerce Website - E-commerce
    Mgarr Farms - UI/UX & eCommerce Development - E-commerce
    Clients in E-commerce (4)
    Sharjah Arab Child Parliament’sGovernment & Administration | national
    CrosscraftConsumer Electronics | international
    JuniorsToys | international
    Mgarr FarmsFarming | national

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  • Description
    We are a leading conversion specialized firm, driving online sales for both B2C and B2B.

    We kick off by executing the strategy through the perfect creative that drives the online results. Results Driven Digital Marketing is our approach and we partner with our clients to deliver high ROI.

    Test, iterate and improve on your campaigns to consistently increase results and cost efficiency. Channels we operate on are: Influencers, Google, Linkedin, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok.

    SEO: Our team of digital masters will guide and implement all SEO strategic, both onsite and offsite.
    Skills in Online Advertising (16)
    Digital Campaigninternet advertisingweb advertisingad marketingdigital adPublicidad instagramSEATiktokDisplay AdvertisingSearch Engine Marketing+6
    Works in Online Advertising (12)
    HalaHi Digital and Product Strategy - Online Advertising
    Optika Social Media - Online Advertising
    Sheraa Branding - Online Advertising
    MINISO Digital Activation - Online Advertising
    Clients in Online Advertising (12)
    New York BestFood | local
    LufthansaAviation & Aerospace | regional
    OptikaHospitals & Healthcare | local
    Intercontinental Hotel MaltaHospitals & Healthcare | local

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38 projects performed by ANCHOVY.

Maori Yacht - Rebranding
Maori Yacht - Rebranding

Project made for Maori Yacht in the Transportation industry for a B2C audience in 2021.ANCHOVY’s co-founders were brought up sailing and at sea. In July 2020 a unique opportunity surfaced; to partner with an innovative super yacht brand from Sardinia, and redefine their purpose and digital future. Truly, a dream project come true.

Branding & PositioningErgonomy (UX/UI)Graphic Design+1
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Al Majal Alarabi - Branding & Website
Al Majal Alarabi - Branding & Website

Project made for Al Majal Alarabi in the Construction industry for a B2B / B2C audience in 2021.Since the incorporation of AlMajal Alarabi Group Co. in 1991, we have grown to meet the various economic and developmental needs of Saudi Arabia’s market.Our 12 companies that operate across different industries, provide expert hands-on services to our clients assisting them to run their businesses more smoothly. Moreover, we deliver solutions with unrivalled speed and accuracy enabling our clients to stay ahead in their markets.Our companies entail 17,000 employees and workers, exceeding 60 clients from different countries and nationalities and over 2,250 vehicles ensuring time management, quality and excellence in execution.ANCHOVY. was tasked to reposition AlMajal Alarabi Group through a strategic brand postionings framework which resulted in a rebranding exercise and the design & development of a new holding website.

Branding & PositioningErgonomy (UX/UI)Website Creation
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Crosscraft - eCommerce 3.0 Platform
Crosscraft - eCommerce 3.0 Platform

Project made for Crosscraft in the Consumer Electronics industry for a B2C audience in 2021.

Branding & PositioningE-commerceErgonomy (UX/UI)+1
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Digital Voting - Sharjah Arab Child Parliament’s
Digital Voting - Sharjah Arab Child Parliament’s

Project made for Sharjah Arab Child Parliament’s in the Government & Administration industry for a B2B / B2C audience in 2021.We needed to convert an offline voting process into a streamlined online experience that would enable 17 Arab countries and up to 88 MP members to vote.The platform required a custom build from conception to deployment in 6 weeks catering for various points of access, from members, admins, super admins and finally, auditors to ensure the voting was accurate. It also needed to be user friendly and simple to understand, due to the majority of users being children between the ages of 12 and 18 years.

Branding & PositioningE-commerceErgonomy (UX/UI)+1
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Junior’s - eCommerce Website
Junior’s - eCommerce Website

Project made for Juniors in the Toys industry for a B2B / B2C audience.ANCHOVY. developed a user-friendly WooCommerce website for Junior’s toy store.Junior’s toy store approached ANCHOVY. in search of a user-friendly WooCommerce theme development website capable of filtering through hundreds of products in seconds.ANCHOVY. has completed many successful, tailor-made eCommerce projects over the years. We are experts at creating webstores that achieve high sales conversions through intuitive design and simple, unobtrusive user interfaces.Junior’s Fun & Learn Centre opened its very first outlet back in 1985. Today, the brand operates across six stores around Malta and has become a household name among kids and parents looking for all the latest fun-tastic toys, party supplies, board games, outdoor toys, and more.More recently, Junior’s has seen increased interest from local customers wanting to browse and shop their products from the comfort of home. Realising they urgently needed a slick new website that could keep up with online shopping demands, Junior’s got in touch with ANCHOVY.Given the wide demographic of their customer base, Junior’s needed their online store to be user-friendly for both young and old. Juniors were also keen for their website to replicate the in-store browsing experieANCHOVY.nce of toys being shelved by brand, type, and age group, making it easy for customers to find what they are looking for.Objectives crystal clear, ANCHOVY.’s web developers opened up their very own toy box of digital tools and set to work building a powerful eCommerce site that’s intuitive, scalable, and converts clicks to sales.

Branding & PositioningE-commerceErgonomy (UX/UI)+1
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Mgarr Farms - UI/UX & eCommerce Development
Mgarr Farms - UI/UX & eCommerce Development

Project made for Mgarr Farms in the Farming industry for a B2B / B2C audience in 2021.Mgarr Farms came to ANCHOVY. to design and develop an eCommerce website. ANCHOVY. was tasked with the UI/UX, design and development of the online store of fresh fruit & vegetables.

Branding & PositioningE-commerceErgonomy (UX/UI)+1
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75 members in 's team

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We believe in smart and nimble action. Consistently disrupting the local market as we grow, we’ve lead the way in harnessing the latest technology and platforms. ANCHOVY is made up of a group digital natives from across the globe. We have a strong digital heritage as one of the first agencies of our kind in Malta.
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ANCHOVY. was awarded 3 times

Bronze Lovie Award 20202020-11-30Best Viral Video

Finalist - The Drum Digital Advertising Awards 20202020-01-31Digital and Creative

MITA Best Social Media Campaign2016-02-29Social Media


14 reviews for ANCHOVY.

(14 reviews)
Lee BarbaraHead of Business Solutions at Scope Solutions
What was the objective behind your collaboration?
We collaborated with Anchovy over a number of projects to deliver a holistic solution to clients.
What did you enjoy the most during your collaboration?
The team a joy to work with. Extremely professional and forward thinking.

Lee Barbara recommends this agency

Marilyn ZakhourCEO at Cosmic Centaurs
ServiceBranding & Positioning
SectorManagement Consulting
Team1 - 10
What was the objective behind your collaboration?
We worked together on delivering branding and user experience for a digital platform targeting youth.
What did you enjoy the most during your collaboration?
I love the level of flexibility and ingenuity the team brings to projects. They take just the right amount of shortcuts to move fast without loosing touch with the important decisions. They are really good at taking feedback and running with it. They immediately became part of the team.

Marilyn Zakhour recommends this agency

ServiceBranding & Positioning
SectorManagement Consulting
Team1 - 10

DylanCo-founder at
ServiceBranding & Positioning
SectorHospitals & Healthcare
Team1 - 10
What was the objective behind your collaboration?
design & marketing + research; they cover all aspects of how and where to reach one's customers.
What did you enjoy the most during your collaboration?
work ethic, flexibility, creativity & availability
Are there any areas for improvements?
Keep up the good work!

Dylan recommends this agency

ServiceBranding & Positioning
SectorHospitals & Healthcare
Team1 - 10

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  • Headquarter2643 Al Douha, King Fahd, Riyadh 12271, Saudi Arabia

  • Unit 201 Level 1 Gate Avenue - South Zone - المركز التجاري - DIFC - دبي - United Arab Emirates

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