Noon CEO Faraz Khalid

“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.

Emerging tech for seamless transactions on focus in Dubai

The Middle East region is going through an exciting phase, with the UAE claiming 15th rank in the Euromonitor International’s Digital Consumer Index 2017 and highest among emerging markets, underlining the government’s commitment to transforming the society and the industries digitally and seamlessly for the future.

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