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Facebook trumps Instagram for e-commerce

And Twitter follows at a snails’ pace

October 12, 2015 6:18

Are Middle East shoppers finally getting online?

E-commerce set to grow rapidly as businesses gain customers’ trust, reveals report.

October 30, 2013 10:23
Large malls in Dubai

GCC consumers: Bigger malls not necessarily more appealing

Research highlights several obstacles to shopping online.

October 22, 2013 3:39
Paul Kenny, founder of Cobone

Shift in strategy since acquisition – Paul Kenny

Irish entrepreneur and chief executive officer of Dubai-based e-commerce site,, 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

Another ‘e-tailer’ joins the market on 12/12/2012

Chief Srategy Officer at, a new Dubai-based e-commerce startup says keeping the simplicity is important.

December 17, 2012 6:25
Department of Economic Development

Online shoppers protected with a hotline?

Whenever an industry grows to a staggering size, like the online retail sector in the UAE, somebody needs to step up and regulate it before it is too late

August 5, 2012 10:20
Cart in the Web

Cart in the Web

Could online retail alter the way we buy things in the region?

April 28, 2011 3:41
Gulf leads MENA e-commerce, lags behind rest of the world

Gulf leads MENA e-commerce, lags behind rest of the world

New survey finds GCC still has a long way to go in online retail, in spite of second-generation e-commerce success.

September 23, 2010 8:41
Strength in numbers

Strength in numbers is a new way to shop in Dubai, and it has big plans. As the Arabic version launches, we ask founder Dan Stuart about the concept behind the site.

August 12, 2010 5:42
E-commerce: So hot right now

E-commerce: So hot right now

It’s seems to be on everyone’s lips: E-commerce. Internet retail. Online sales. Whatever you want to call it, it is set to explode in the region. Kipp takes a look.

August 4, 2010 4:18