By 2015, Middle Eastern countries will see their E-commerce sales touch $15 billion. This figure was barely $9 billion in 2012, barely 3 years ago. What’s causing the E-commerce boom in the Middle East? The region has 4.43 million online shoppers, especially in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, UAE and Egypt. Which sites do these shoppers frequent? Our GO-Gulf (web design in Dubai) has listed the most popular E-commerce sites in the Middle East? Read on to know!
Souq.com sells a wide variety of designer fashion ware, along with hi-tech mobiles, computers, art, crafts and collectibles, paintings, sports goods and much more. Souq.com allows for free returns and accepts Cash On Delivery (COD) payments.
Mumzworld is a paradise of mother and baby items, ranging from maternity care goods to baby strollers, diapers and more. Mumzworld even has a Mother and Baby Gift Registry where new parents can register for Baby Shower gifts.
Aido is one of UAE’s online shopping destinations. The site accepts cash on delivery along with a range of other payment options, and offers free delivery of goods within the UAE. Items available for sale are Books, Mobiles & Tablets, Computers, Electronics, Movies, Music, Games, Toys, Gifts, Fashion and more.
Letstango.com is very user-friendly – it offers support via live chat, instant shopping assistance and digital shopping assistance to its customers. A wide range of goods are available, ranging from fashion, to sports to electronics. COD payments are accepted, and special fast delivery options are available.
JadoPado is an auction marketplace where one can buy and sell new, used and refurbished items Stores are handled by individual sellers, including their product range, order management and fulfillment. JadoPado’s job is to make sure everything looks great.
Carrefour is the second-largest retailer in the world. Given its buying power, Carrefour is able to buy in bulk and keep prices low for its customers. More than 2 billion people shop the 100,000 + items that are always kept on stock on Carrefour globally.
Axiomtelecom is the largest retailer and authorized dealer across the Middle East, of some of the most recognized mobile brands in the world. Axiomtelecom deals with various telecom operators in each of the countries where they operate.
Basharacare is an online skin healthcare solutions site, for both men and women across the Middle East. Basharacare’s products are backed by a reputable dermatologist, who provides consultations and recommends the right skincare products to customers.
Alshop.com, established in 2008, sells perfumes, electronics, fashion items, toys, beauty and healthcare items and others across the Middle East. Alshop.com provides free shipping, easy returns and easy payment options. Alshop.com provides a mall-like shopping experience to its customers.
Awok sells home appliances, electronic items, mobiles, tablets, jewelry and much more at exclusive discounts and low prices. Items are delivered within 12 to 24 hours by Awok’s own delivery vans, anywhere in the UAE.
This online shopping site was set up by experts from the fashion and eCommerce industry. The site was established with a view to bringing the latest fashion offerings to the fashion lovers of Middle East. MarkaVIP sells fashion and designer items and home décor and electronic items across the UAE.
Namshi is a famous online destination in the Middle Eastfor an extensive range of fashion and footwear brands. Namshi stocks both in-house as well as international brands, and provides high service levels to its shoppers. Free shipping and free returns make this a very user-friendly shopping portal.
Tejuri.com brings the UAE’s finest retailers to sell their brands in an online mall. Tejuri means ‘safe’ or ‘vault’ in Arabic. This site makes shopping a safe and enjoyable experience for Middle Eastern shoppers. New brands and retailers are added regularly to Tejuri’s already impressive list.
Wamli.com is an online shopping portal offering unique goods within 4 main categories – Travel, Style, Home and Art. Wamli offers excellent customer service, free shipping, no-questions asked returns policy and friendly payment options.
Wysada is a go-to shopping destination for the last word in home interiors in the Middle East. Wysada has opened many offices all over the Middle East, and also in London, Hong Kong, Turkey and Portugal. Wysada sells items in the bed and bath, home décor, gifts, kids, appliances and other categories.
This online shopping portal is a part of the BURHAN TECHNOLOGIES, and the last word in consumer electronics. Here you can find a range of printers, servers, scanners, computers, monitors, software and more. The company strongly believes in maintaining complete transparency with its customers.
This is a specialty online gourmet store that offers Middle Eastern and Lebanese food items and ingredients. All the food products are 100% natural Lebanese food products. You can find everything from Arabic sweets, coffee, baked items, herbs, nuts and much more here.
Hijabik.com offers a range of head coverings for women, including the traditional hijab, beautiful cashmere and pashmina shawls and much more. The products are stylish, beautiful and even glamorous, with semi-precious bead embroidery.
Have we missed any? What is your favorite Middle East based Ecommerce website? Please let us know.