Middle East Marketplace Souq Becomes Amazon.ae In The UAE

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Amazon and Souq announced the launch of Amazon.ae, a new local shopping experience for customers in the UAE. Amazon.ae features over 30 million products from local and international businesses, including products previously available on Souq and five million products from Amazon US. Customers shopping on Amazon.ae will enjoy the same commitment to great prices as […]

Report: Amazon to Launch Middle East Marketplace – What About Souq?

CNBC reports that Amazon plans to launch an Amazon branded marketplace targeting Saudi Arabia and the UAE. According to those sellers who wished not to be named as the discussions with Amazon are private, the marketplace would be like other international marketplaces Amazon operates such as amazon.de or amazon.co.uk. “Following Amazon’s acquisition of Souq, I […]

Amazon Expands Global Store to Middle-East Marketplace SOUQ

Amazon-owned SOUQ, a leading online retail and marketplace website in the Arab region announced the launch of ‘Amazon Global Store’. READ MORE: Amazon’s latest Acquisition is Souq.com This new store offers customers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) the ability to shop for over one million products from Amazon in the United States. On Amazon […]

Amazon Doubles Down on Middle East with Wing.ae

Just this year, Amazon acquired Souq for $580 million to expand its presence in the middle east. Souq is an Amazonesque marketplace headquartered in Dubai. This week, Souq and Amazon purchased Wing.ae. Wing.ae is a logistics startup with an every expanding logistics network that offers same day and next day delivery services. Wing.ae is very […]

Middle East eCommerce Opportunity Is Growing

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The Middle East is fast becoming an emerging market in eCommerce. Its size is relatively small compared to other markets, but it is growing and being noticed by the industry. It certainly caught the attention of Amazon who bought Souq.com earlier this year. The Middle East eCommerce Opportunity The Middle East might become an important […]