Middle East

UAE’s Souq launches “White Friday” sale

United Arab Emirates’ (UAE’s) Souq.com, one of the Middle East’s largest e-commerce marketplaces, is set to have a sale bonanza on Nov. 27, and Nov. 28 as part of plans to boost sales to a website that already counts 30 million visits and ten million unique visitors, the e-retailer said in a statement. The sale is dubbed White Friday, latching on to Black Friday in the U.S.,...

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Opensooq app downloaded 2 million times

(Editor’s note: Updated Nov. 11 to fix Opensooq’s number of monthly page views.) Opensooq.com, the Arabic general classifieds platform, said its mobile app has been downloaded more than 2 million times in its first year of operation, making it the largest mobile classifieds app in the Middle East and North Africa region. Jordan-based Opensooq.com, which is owned by the iMENA group,...

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Egypt’s Jobzella gets funds for Gulf countries

Egypt’s Jobzella.com, which dubs itself as the only site offering job and course aggregation services in Arabic, English and Croatian, received a substantial second round of funding from… This content is available to Classified Intelligence Report clients. Want to know more about becoming a...

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PropertyFinder.ae relaunches in UAE

PropertyFinder.ae recently launched a redesigned website that offers a faster, easier and more intuitive way for users to search for properties. The new design has a sleeker, responsive interface and offers up to 60 percent fewer banners on the site. PropertyFinder.ae new website provides users with more powerful search experience through several key enhancements, including a redesigned home...

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Motory.com launches in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia’s auto market is huge, with annual growth in demand of 30 percent, according to a study conducted by the Council of Saudi Trade Chambers. The market (including new autos, used autos, spare parts, accessories, trucks, maintenance workshops and after-sales service) is valued at about $2.4 billion U.S. per year. Saudi Arabia is one of the largest automotive markets in the GCC...

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Waseet.net powers new marketplace on Emaratalyoum.com

blackjack games UAE newspaper Emaratalyoum.com announced today the launch of its “supply and demand” section, or marketplace. You’ll find it at the rather long domain of Ae.ads.emaratalyoum.com. It is powered by Waseet.net, which provided Emaratalyoum.com the fully integrated horizontal classifieds platform, with the ability to buy and sell on Waseet.net. Newspaper site users...

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