Futureproofing: What does it mean for the world of ecommerce?
Noon brings top US products to the Middle East with eBay tie-upnoon, the Middle East’s homegrown digital marketplace, is bringing the global marketplace of eBay closer to customers in the region with a new partnership.0 2867
How to retain your customers with real-time omnichannel loyalty programmes
Eljo JP, Director & Chief Business Officer at Finesse, shares his views on the significance of customer retention during difficult times.
Fawaz Alhokair moves to AWS to accelerate digital transformation
Fawaz Abdulaziz Alhokair & Co., one of the largest franchise retailers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, MENA, Central Asia …
China’s iPayLinks to expand Middle East fintech market
China-based cross-border payment services provider, iPayLinks, has announced its entry into the Middle East fintech space.
Noon to trial driverless delivery vehicles in Dubai and Abu Dhabi
Noon has announced it has partnered with Chinese technology company Neolix to trial driverless delivery vehicles.
UAE’s Emirates Post taps FarEye to accelerate delivery services
FarEye has achieved a new milestone following a winning a deal to work with Emirates Post, one of the largest post and parcel service provider in the GCC and Landmark Group.
Mastercard, Dubai telco to usher in a new era of secure payments experiences
Mastercard has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), to examine how the company’s pioneering NuDetect solution.
AI and VR: game-changers for UAE retail sector
Almost half of UAE CEOs in the retail industry intend to start using artificial intelligence (AI) in the next two years, as they are increasingly influenced by technology to enhance the retail store experience for customers.
“The best is yet to come,” says Noon CEO
Noon’s vision extends beyond that of being a pure play retailer. “We want to be a high performing consumer Internet provider,” said Khalid. “But we’re very aware that we can’t do this alone, and we need to bring on board partners and local startups to accelerate this journey.”
“There’s still a lot to do,” says Souq.com CEO
Speaking at the Seamless Middle East forum in Dubai today, Ronaldo Mouchawar, CEO and founder of Souq.com, said that the $580 million Amazon acquisition in 2017 put the UAE at the forefront of technology innovation, but there is still much to be done in the region’s e-commerce space.