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Online spending high in UAE, despite lack of discounts

Average spend in the last quarter of 2009 was $1,048, the highest in the region. But local consumers are hit by high postal charges; local sites do not offer Amazon.com-style money saving offers.

March 9, 2010 12:59
 
More spending, healthier economy?

More spending, healthier economy?

Despite the global increase in consumer spending, there will be mixed benefits in the GCC due to the region’s varied demographics.

March 2, 2010 4:13
 
Are you still spending?

Are you still spending?

Yes, says Mastercard. Consumer spending in the region has not fallen despite the economic downturn.

September 2, 2009 2:11