E-Commerce

Ecommerce in the Middle EastThe Middle East is the fastest growing region for Ecommerce sales Worldwide.

Many businesses are now considering to shift into ecommerce to tap into this wave and take advantage of the new market opportunity. Various industries are reaping the benefits of this growth faster than others, but eventually we will see a total change in the way businesses and consumers do business in the fruitful region.

Below is all what you need to know about the recent development with regards to Ecommerce in the Middle East:

E-Commerce in the Middle East grew 300% in the Past Year

During Wamda’s COE (Celebration of Entrepreneurship) E-Commerce event taking place in Jordan today, Aramex COO Iyad Kamal gave a little bit of insight into how the company has witnessed the online payment landscape

Meet the International E-Commerce Contenders

The Middle East: Home of the luxury retail experience. E-Commerce in the Middle East is growing at an amazing rate. In 2011, customers in the region spent around $1.1 billion through the Internet. But by 2016, that spending

CNN Interview on E-Commerce in the Middle East

CNN Segment about the increasing role of Social Media in the Middle East featuring interviews with Mohammad Nour (founder & CEO of Shoutit) and Fadi Ghandour (founder & CEO of Aramex) www.shoutit.com

A Growing E-Commerce Opportunity in MENA

A Growing E-Commerce Opportunity in MENAWamdaIn a recent study, eMarketer estimates that while the Middle East and Africa is still the least developed region in e-commerce, sales in the region are growing faster than anywhere else in the world…

MEA Ecommerce Sales Soar

Online retail is growing faster in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region than in any other part of the world, new figures have indicated. Estimates from eMarketer suggest that the  …

Souq.com, the Middle East’s largest ecommerce 

Souq.com, the Middle East’s largest ecommerce site, has just announced the acquisition of Sukar.com, a private Middle East sales club founded two years ago. Sukar.com was one of the Middle East’s first private shopping

Ecommerce in the Middle East | Radio Interview

Last week’s Dubai Eye radio #Unwired digital programme featured a special segment on ecommerce in the Middle East featuring Spot On PR’s Alexander McNabb; Rama Chakaki, Partner at Baraka Ventures

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E-commerce has translated the retail shopping experience into power shopping – quick, easy and fun. So, now users can save time and money by shopping online. But what propels e-commerce to be the way of the future?

With the increasing number of Internet users (there are over 2 billion Internet users in the world), it only makes sense that retailers venture online to improve their sales by engaging customers from across international borders. As the number of Internet users is growing so are the number of e-commerce websites and e-shopping merchandise.
Today, there are more than 10,000 e-commerce business websites around the world and in US alone B2B product sales totaled $142.5 billion in 2010. According to a research conducted by Forrester, the United States online retail industry will be worth $279 billion in 2015.

An insight into global e-commerce industry

E-commerce is growing rapidly around the globe. Merchants are now looking for big spenders and power shoppers across borders. Big shoppers place bigger orders and they shop frequently. Reports have shown that the country that produces the largest number of power shoppers is Canada which accounts for 36% of total worldwide consumers. While Europe accounts for 26%, Australia and New Zealand account for 19% of power shoppers. The Middle East accounts for 35%, which is a huge number even though it contributes only a small overall percentage of cross-border shoppers.
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