Middle East

Dubizzle.com parts company with its CEO and other staff

There has been a major shake-up at Dubizzle.com in the UAE. According to ArabianBusiness.com, the Naspers-owned general classifieds marketplace Dubizzle parted ways with its CEO Arto Joensuu, who had been in charge since 2013, and other senior managers, in a move to make the business less UAE-centered. The platform is available in eleven countries in the Middle East. The most recent country to...

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Cazar.com puts its money on the cloud

The unique aspect to recruitment software firm Cazar.com is its Sniperhire platform, which is a cloud-based software solution. The cloud is still an unfamiliar term for job websites and platforms in the Middle East, where most run their businesses on dedicated physical servers of their own. The cloud involves deploying groups of remote servers and software networks that allow centralized data...

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New luxury-property site launches in UAE

Dubai has enjoyed intensive and strong growth in real estate development in recent years. In the process Dubai transformed from a small trading port to the region’s gateway to the world. Dubai is home to many luxury hotels, towers, villas and residential and commercial buildings. In Dubai alone the total value of real estate transactions, according to Dubai’s Land Department, amounted...

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Bayut.com moves into three more GCC countries

A new investor will enable real estate site Bayut.com to expand into three more GCC countries, namely Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Bahrain, the site’s management announced in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It was decided to expand, due to the high demand for real estate and tremendous growth in the real estate markets of these countries in the last few years, the company said. No wonder other...

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UAE a mobile-only flea market richer

Since the second half of 2014 the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has also had its own app-only marketplace in the mould of Europe’s Stuffle.it and Shpock. The marketplace, or mobile flea market, is called Melltoo.me. The app is available in IOS and Android. To date the apps have been downloaded 30,000 times. It is not known how many items have been listed to date. It’s the brainchild of...

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Dubizzle.com cars posts are not Free anymore

A new turn in the business strategy of Dubbizle.com happened last December, the website management decided to charge fees for car selling posts. As for the last 10 years, Dubbizle.com had been free of charge classified ads website and don’t charge users for their ads posts.The reason behind such decision is to stop fraud ads and cut the hassle that usually happen between buyers and sellers...

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