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Amazon Prime Day Would Generate About $1 Billion Sales

Amazon's annual Prime Day is turning into one of the biggest shopping events of the year. Only AliBaba's 11.11 Singles Day topped last year's...

Mobile Shopping Not That Good; Bring Back The Desktop

How many online stores have you clicked on recently that haven't converted their format to mobile shopping applications? It is becoming a bit frustrating...

Amazon Nike Collaboration Twists Brands Perspectives

An official Amazon Nike collaboration is set to open doors for more brands  to offer their products to wider consumer audiences through a global...

Retail Disruption – What’s The Outlook for Middle East?

Will the development and advancement of online retail surpass traditional retail and transform the region’s consumers’ shopping experience? According to PwC Middle East’s latest...

Middle East Still a Big Opportunity for Luxury Brands

Emerging markets consumers continue to drive luxury market growth Multiple luxury brands double sales growth and lead profitability Emerging consumers markets continue to drive luxury market...

What people shop for online in UAE?

Travel and entertainment categories lead the way in online shopping in the UAE In a recent online survey conducted by Nielsen, nine out of 10...

Why People Buy Smart Home Technology

Safety and comfort are the primary reasons people buy smart home technology products like Amazon Echo and Google Home. A new study was conducted in...

Prices and digitalization: “Racing a carriage against a car”

In the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), digitalization strongly influences how consumers spend their time and access products and services. While many companies acknowledge the...

Online shopping set to make holiday history

Retailers could see record web traffic this year, according to Deloitte’s 31st annual holiday survey of consumer spending intentions and trends. Among the findings...

Top E-Commerce Trends: What to Expect this Holiday Season

Retailers marketers and consumers need to know more about the top e-commerce trends this year. This is particularly important right now - ahead of...

5 Shopping Hacks Retailers Won’t Tell You

Retailers can be very creative when it comes to luring consumers into spending more money in their store, let alone online  shopping as for...

‘Cash on delivery’ – Payment of choice for UAE residents

While online shopping and retail is certainly on the rise in the region, it seems people still prefer to pay cash on delivery rather...

2016 Ramadan Consumer Behaviour

Price offs and discounts to attract 78% of consumers in the UAE, Egypt and Saudi Arabia to spend more on food and drink...

The UAE loves a bargain but 70% will always pay more...

New research from YouGov has revealed that UAE consumers will not forgo quality to find the right price when shopping around for the best...

Luxury Spending Trends Remain Strong Despite Uncertainties

The value of Knight Frank’s Luxury Investment Index (KFLII) increased 7% in 2015. The Index, which tracks the performance of 10 investments of passion...

The Future of Shopping

With the advancement of technology into our everyday lives, more shoppers are turning to online stores and services. But physical retailers will not vanish,...

Recessionary Sentiment Prevails in MENA Region

UAE’s Consumer Confidence ends 2015 on a slightly higher note UAE has the highest score in Africa/ Middle East region UAE led the way for Middle...

Worldwide tablet sales continue to fall; Consumers bought more iPads

Worldwide tablet sales declined yet again in the fourth quarter of 2015 (4Q15) with 65.9 million units shipped, down -13.7% year over year, according...