E-commerce as we know it is set to get a facelift with the launch of Mall.Global – a retail platform that plans to incorporate immersive technologies and operational practices into online shopping.
E-commerce and electronic retail brands such as Amazon, souq.com, Sharaf DG and Jumbo Electronics are among the top 10 “intimate brands” in the UAE.
The report analysed shopping perceptions from thousands of members of Generation Z (Gen Z) and found that this powerful group of shoppers share a love of real-world retail experience, augmented by technology.
In recent months, the UAE has carved out its place on the global e-commerce map – and quite deliberately so. In October 2017, for example, the Dubai Airport Free Zone launched Dubai CommerCity.
Dubai’s Reel Cinemas will soon provide UAE moviegoers with a 270-degree panoramic film viewing experience within a theatre setting.
noon, the Middle East’s homegrown digital marketplace, is bringing the global marketplace of eBay closer to customers in the region with a new partnership.
Under the partnership, DHL and Magento will offer a broad range of shipping services to e-commerce merchants, SMEs, start-ups and online entrepreneurs in the Middle East and North Africa region.
Amazon and eBay are among retailers pulling a brand of cuddly smart toys from sale after warnings they pose a cyber-security threat.
Criteo has recently released data that showed that the highest rise in online retail sales and website visitors was seen in the week before Eid-al Fitr.
Ras al-Khaimah Economic Development Department has launched a range of recent incentives that include the “Virtual Merchant Licence Initiative,” WAM reported.
More than 1 million UAE consumers were victims of online shopping scams alone in 2017, losing a total of AED 321 million according to the 2017 Norton Cyber Security Insights Report, released by Norton by Symantec.
The initiative has been developed by an integrated organisation that will enable greater foreign direct investment, FDI, in the e-commerce sector to flourish in Dubai.
Globally, retail e-commerce is expected to increase to 14.6 percent of total retail, with a market volume of more than $4 trillion, according to a report by eMarketer.
The chairman of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has said that the imminent rise of Amazon in the Middle …