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Paul Kenny, founder of Cobone

Shift in strategy since acquisition – Paul Kenny

Irish entrepreneur and chief executive officer of Dubai-based e-commerce site, Cobone.com, talks about shifting away from products and focusing more on "what the company's really good at" since the acquisition.

June 18, 2013 6:02
 
Cobone group discount site

Will government regulation be a deal breaker for group discount sites?

As the Dubai Department of Economic Development turns its attention to group discount sites, companies and customers hope for a fair deal.

July 3, 2012 5:47
 
Network of the Group Buying Bandwagon

Network of the Group Buying Bandwagon

Whether the recent news of acquisitions and IPOs is a sign of even better days to come for social buying or just a passing phase, there’s definitely a lot of newcomers hoping to catch the tail-end of this sector’s meteoric rise.

August 1, 2011 2:50
 

Network of the Group Buying Bandwagon

Whether the recent news of acquisitions and IPOs is a sign of even better days to come for social buying or just a passing phase, there’s definitely a lot of newcomers hoping to catch the tail-end of this sector’s meteoric rise.

August 1, 2011 2:46
 

Jabbar Group becomes sole owner of Cobone.com

Jabbar Group plants its feet firmly in ecommerce with the recent acquisition of full ownership of Cobone.com. Precious de Leon reports.

July 25, 2011 9:54
 
Group Hog: competition heats up in UAE’s group-buying scene

Group Hog: competition heats up in UAE’s group-buying scene

There’s an abundance of group-buying platforms in the Gulf right now, all originating from Dubai. But is there a real understanding of how they an capitalise on this latest trend?

June 5, 2011 4:48
 
Jumping on the Bandwagon?

Jumping on the Bandwagon?

As group-buying becomes a trendier, more acceptable form of e-commerce in the region, what impact will it have on agencies and retailers of the UAE?

April 6, 2011 1:59
 
Paving the way to a new group buying concept. Maybe.

Paving the way to a new group buying concept. Maybe.

Nissan is experimenting with the group-buying concept. But it’s not what you think. Good to see a big brand take a step in this direction, even if it’s not full-throttle.

April 3, 2011 1:29
 
Collective power

Collective power

Group buying has taken off here in the Middle East, but can the daddy of them all, US-based Groupon, successfully enter the market? If so, what will established players make of it?

January 31, 2011 12:53