Tuesday 7 July 2020

Amazon’s rebrand creates greatest uplift in Ad Awareness

Amazon.sa is the brand which has achieved the largest rise in its Ad Awareness in Saudi Arabia this month. The uplift coincides with Amazon and Souq announcing the launch of Amazon.sa mid-month.   Following the rebrand of Souq in the UAE to Amazon.ae last year,


WeMENA, Spotii introduce ‘Shop Now, Pay Later’ concept

WeMENA, the region’s e-commerce marketplace for wholesalers, is launching another first-to-market offering -- the chance to spread the cost of online purchases thanks to an innovative  new digital payment platform, Spotii.   WeMENA – which offers org


LG’S expanded Puricare lineup delivers fresh air coverage

Responding to growing consumer interest in the benefits of clean, fresh indoor air, LG Electronics (LG) is introducing an expanded lineup of PuriCare air care solutions to the global market.    The full range offers much-needed relief from poor indoor air c


Truebell offers brands new route to market

UAE-headquartered Truebell, a leading GCC importer of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), has announced the expansion of its e-commerce offering, giving brands new omni-channel opportunities in this fast-growing segment.   Truebell will now sell a range of produc


UAE issues 1,036 new e-commerce licences in H1

A total of 1,036 new e-commerce licences were issued in the UAE during the first six months of 2020, reported state-run news agency Wam, citing statistics from the National Economic Registry of the Ministry of Economy. The statistics showed that the number of e-commerce


DGCX sees strong investor appetite for currency products

The Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX) continues to see strong investor appetite for its currencies portfolio against a backdrop of ongoing foreign exchange (FX) volatility, said its top official.   In June, the DGCX’s G6 currencies portfolio recor


Abu Dhabi launches new campaign to boost consumer sector

The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has announced plans to boost the emirate’s consumer sector and support the reopening of malls through a destination-wide seasonal shopping promotion running from July 2 to August 31.  


JYSK opens fourth store in Dubai

Danish homeware retail chain, JYSK, announced today the opening of its fourth store in Dubai, UAE.   The store spanning across 12,500 -sq-ft, is located in Palm Jumeirah’s Nakheel Mall, with the new addition covering all areas of Dubai to provide a conveni


Zoom partners with Talabat to launch home delivery service

Zoom, the UAE’s leading, home-grown convenience store, has partnered with Talabat home delivery to enhance its e-shopping offering for customers.    The partnership follows an increased demand for online shopping, offering customers a contactless shop


Helwa app to save money for online shoppers

Born out of the need to save money for their own families, two media professionals in the UAE have created Helwa - a free web browser app that finds the best coupon codes on the Internet and automatically applies it to one's online shopping cart. A little saving on one's online shoppi

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