Middle East

By Chris Dawson July 29, 2021 - 10:15 am

Social Commerce in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries

Hassan Mikail, head of Shipa Ecommerce, has over 20 years combined experience in the digital, marketing & global partnerships. He has spent the last 11 years building scalable technology systems for businesses that are both consumer facing and merchant friendly, with a key focus on

How to sell on Amazon Middle East (Souq) Webinar

Souq was an online retail and marketplace website in the Arab region, featuring more than 9.4 million products across 31 categories including consumer electronics, fashion, health and beauty, household goods, and baby related goods. It attracted over 45 million visits per month, with localised operations

Amazon launches Middle East marketplace

Amazon have launched an Amazon-branded Middle East marketplace after acquiring Dubai-based ecommerce company for $580 million. Having acquired Souq in July 2017, Amazon have already made over a million products available on Souq through the Amazon Global Store. Amazon have been actively pushing for the

Amazon to launch Middle East marketplace

Amazon are aiming to launch an Amazon branded Middle East marketplace. Having acquired Souq in July 2017, Amazon have already made over a million products available on Souq through the Amazon Global Store. Amazon's aim now is to have an Amazon branded site although it's partners with eBay to supply Middle East

Shoppers in the Middle East who have been frustrated when they find the perfect product on eBay but the merchant won't ship to them will soon have a solution in 'noon powered by eBay'. The two marketplaces are collaborating with fulfilling orders for select

Middle East marketplace launches

There's a new marketplace in the UAE, soon to expand to Saudi Arabia. The marketplace is registered in Dubai and has backing from a billionaire, Mohamed Alabbar and 50% from the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia. More than $1 billion has been pledged

Update on shipping to Qatar

If you sell to the Middle East you should be aware that deliveries to Qatar are getting a little more difficult. Neighbouring countries such as Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates along with other countries are cutting ties with the Arab country and all postal

Amazon completes purchase for $580m

Amazon has completed its acquisition of Middle Eastern marketplace It gives them a strong bridgehead in that part of the world. And don't forget they have also announced a South Korean marketplace in the past few days and are also working on a launch

Marketplace Focus: JadoPado

We are Pentagon have kindly agreed to give some additional information for Tamebay readers on each of the marketplaces they introduced at their recent Fashion Without Borders event. Today they're focusing on JadoPado, a marketplace for high spenders in the Gulf States. Pentagon are experts at

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