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Middle East Online Retail comes of age (Part 2)

newsletters | Jan, 2020

Insight 1: Niche models gain traction Noon and Amazon have emerged as the key players in the online marketplace in the region. However, niche players have also emerged ...

Six insights on online retailing in Middle East for 2019

blogs | Jan, 2020

I have been fortunate to follow the online retail (e-tailing) sector closely in the Middle East over the last few years. In 2015, the market was very nascent and there we...

Middle East Online Retail comes of age in 2019

newsletters | Jan, 2020

Insight 1: Fast-paced etailing market growth in 2019 Online retail market grew at a fast pace this year compared to last few years – greater than 35% this year compared...

November Online Festive Sales Expected to Soar

newsletters | Nov, 2019

There are four key insights that we want to highlight from our study: Published on: Nov 2019 Customer excitement for the November sales season in both UAE and KSA is at i...

Uber of warehousing to drive omnichannel

blogs | Nov, 2019

By Sandeep Ganediwalla

The 3A’s shaping the food service market of UAE

newsletters | Nov, 2019

Published on: Nov 2019 Food service market of UAE is ~$ 15 Bn in size. The market took a hit in revenues during early 2018 due to implementation of VAT, but the sector is...

Retail Technology – The Next Frontier

reports | Oct, 2019

Middle East is a cluster of regions: GCC, Levant and North Africa. This region is bound by a common language but is different demographically and economically...

Innovation in business model helping improve online deliveries perform...

newsletters | Sep, 2019

Logistics is driving eCommerce in GCC; the two key sectors of Etail and online food deliveries stand at ~$11 Bn, expected to grow ~3X in next five years Published on: Sep...

GCC – World’s first omni-channel superapp?

newsletters | Aug, 2019

GCC – a unique market showing characteristics of both developed and developing markets GCC countries have most of their population concentrated in urban centres. This h...

Can MENA Have A Superapp?

newsletters | Jul, 2019

Globally, apps are taking superapp journey by adding services to its offering and increasing per-customer revenue Published on: Jul 2019 A country/region becomes superapp...

MENA Marketing Taking Social Media Journey

newsletters | Jul, 2019

Business in MENA are taking digital journey led by social media, for marketing its products and services to customers Published on: Jul 2019 MENA region comprising of GCC...

Online Retail Insights | Middle-East

newsletters | Jun, 2019

With technology driving businesses across the region, Retail technology enabler market is a picking up trend in Middle-east, driven by marketing solutions, analytics, and...

Online Grocery Market Updates | Middle-East

newsletters | Jan, 2019

Share of organized grocery retail in UAE+KSA is expected to increase to 80% by 2022, from current 60%; Unorganized grocery retail to shrink Published on: Jan 2019 RedSeer...

Fintech Insights | Middle-East

newsletters | Oct, 2018

Fintech: Funding in MENA fintech is led by lending and payment focused start-ups Published on: Oct 2018 Fintech based start-ups in the MENA region are seeing a lot of tra...

Cab Aggregation Insights | Middle-East

newsletters | Sep, 2018

Cab: After a first wave of rapid growth, MENA’s cab hailing market is ready for the next wave of expansion into smaller cities and realize its huge potential Published...

LED Lighting Systems – The New Normal for Lighting in Middle Eas...

reports | Aug, 2018

INTRODUCTION   – Evolution of Lighting Systems The global lighting industry has seen a huge evolution right from incandescent to the light emitting diodes (LED...

Middle East Facility Management Market – Going Smart to Sustain ...

reports | Aug, 2018

INTRODUCTION   – Evolution of FM Service Facility Management (FM) has been one of the prominent sector longing for complete recognition over a long period of t...

KSA BUDGET – Fostering Diversification From Oil Dependency

reports | Jan, 2018

INTRODUCTION   An aggressive budget by Saudi Arabia to lessen dependency on oil The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is on a spending spree to decrease their dependence on oi...

Smart Solutions Market: Focus Qatar

articles | Oct, 2017

In today’s fast-changing world, smart solutions such as self-sufficient energy homes, efficient utility services, self-driving cars, smart healthcare based on wearables...

Online retail in MENA – Ready to roar

articles | Oct, 2017

This document is an article which covers the expected growth of online retail industry in Middle East and North Africa (MENA) by 2020. A Watershed Moment in Online Retail...

2018 – A tipping point for online retail in the Middle East

articles | Oct, 2017

As highlighted in our previous paper, “Understanding the inflection point for Online Retail”, indexing from the year when online share crossed 0.5% of total retail, w...

Yellow Pages Going Online In Middle East

Case studies | Oct, 2017

The goal of the project was to develop a comprehensive market strategy for an online classifieds player in the Middle East. The firm wanted to expand to a new geography a...