Mobile usage is rapidly growing in the Middle East. It is one of the main reasons for the growth of mobile-based e-commerce sales in the region as well.
The phenomenon of e-commerce has grown beyond anyone’s comprehension in terms of volumes, scale, markets and countries. By 2020 more than 900 million people around the world are expected to be online shoppers and global e-commerce sales are said to double.
A pan-Arab government body is preparing to release a five-year strategy it claims will help grow the region’s e-commerce sector from $20 billion in 2017 to $200 billion beyond 2020...
Consumer demand for cash on delivery (COD) payment methods is holding back e-commerce in the Arabian Gulf region even as revenues grow, retailers said.