Online shoppers want transparency on fees, control over the delivery process, easy returns and loyalty rewards, according to UPS
E-commerce alone accounts for a 23% share of this growth
Its main features should include centralised user interface, full automation, automated stock checking and others
Investor says AWOK.com is well-positioned to become the region’s 'next unicorn' as e-com platform raises US $30-million in first external round of financing
AW Rostamani Lifestyle is using its new American Rag store in Dubai Mall as a showcase for the future of omnichannel retail logistics, integrating e-com, in-store technology and automation to meet the needs of the millennial consumer.
New entrant to the extremely competitive e-com logistics space noon.com is focusing on integration and automation of processes as it seeks 100% coverage in the UAE and KSA.
Online retailers connected with the Magento platform will be able to select from a range of DHL shipping services, with the partnership expected to expand over time to include an increasing portfolio of parcel, express, freight and other logistics services provided by the different DHL divisions.
The rise of e-commerce in the GCC is changing traditional supply chains significantly.
Research commissioned by Gulf Pinnacle Logistics shows major growth ahead for online retail in the GCC, and therefore e-commerce logistics.
The cost for warehousing space in Umm Ramool, the home to Dubai’s new e-com freezone, has shot up 120%.
The Middle East’s newest online retail platform, Noon.com, is now live in Saudi Arabia, just a few weeks after launching operations in Dubai, where it’s main Distribution Centre is located.