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The Exponential Growth of Online Shopping in The Middle East

The Middle East is among the most dynamic regions embracing online shopping, the highest being the UAE, where around 51% of people are shopping online. The industry is growing exponentially, with a reported 30 million people in the Middle East shopping online, and the market is expected to grow to $15 billion by 2015. With this high demand, local, regional, and global e-merchants are competing to cater to the increasing needs of the region’s buyers. This ...
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MarkaVIP: An E-Commerce Success Story [Interview]

At Tech-Ticker, we are interested in all sorts of trends and ventures that are happening on a regional and worldwide scale, and the success of those initiatives fascinate and inspire us. MarkaVIP, one of the biggest e-commerce sites in the Middle East, is one of those success stories that grabbed our interest. Through an interview with MarkaVIP's CEO, Mr. Ahmed Alkhatib, we were able to learn more about the background of MarkaVIP, and all the elements ...
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Why Traditional Retail Is Dying

After twenty years of big scale presence, where does e-commerce stand? Well, twenty is not a small number. And e-commerce has shown great resilience, the main indicator being that it's still alive and kicking. Not only did it survive the past two decades, but it also evolved. E-commerce is now a +$200 billion industry in the U.S. alone. The main driver of that growth is that people tend to be more busy, and hence appreciate more the delights of goods ...
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