In 1970, Kamran Habif, founder of Ran Group created his business venture under the Yeni Ege name; a company specialising in wholesales of raw textile materials. His next step was to find in Turkey what did not yet exist – a zipper factory. The establishment of the Enis Zipper company was a pioneer for the industry. Enis Zipper, along with Yeni Ege, built themselves on steady and sure foundations, strenghtening their places in the sector before becoming leaders in the field. As of today, Enis Zipper is one of the major suppliers to famous brands such as; H&M, Zara, VF Group, and Inditex Group. Kamran Habif’s first retail shop, “Benetton”, opened in 1985 which was quickly followed with several different brands such as Beymen, Beymen Business and Altınyıldız Classics. More recently, Ran Group and Boyner Büyük Mağazacılık agreed to cooperate together under the name “BR Retailing”. This joint venture operates the Beymen Business and Altınyıldız Classics stores.
Apart from textiles, Ran Group launched its own shoe brand, “Ranello”, in 2000. This instantly proved successful, with Ran Group being one of the first to sell imported shoes with competitive prices. With the opening of Mandolin Cafe in 2000, Ran Group got its first taste of the food industry. %100 Restaurant & Cafe and Adabeyi Fish Restaurant quickly became the trendiest meeting places for those living in Izmir. As of today, the group consists of 137 Altınyıldız Classics shops, 54 Beymen Business Shops, 13 Ranello shoe shops, 15 Network shops, 17 Fabrika shops, 9 Outlet shops and 13 Restaurants. However, this is by no means a final destination. A new goal is set to expand retail operations to 400 shops within the next 2 years.