UAE a mobile-only flea market richer

15 Jan 2015

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 and Shpock. The marketplace, or mobile flea market, is called 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.

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Talal Abu Issa

Talal Abu Issa has been working with the AIM Group since 2007. He has followed developments in interactive media and classified advertising in the Middle East and Europe, and has participated in several research projects. He works with a global telecoms provider in Jordan as a project manager, primarily on mobile and GSM projects. He has more than 10 years of experience in IT, including four in telecom applications and six in Web-based applications, along with software life-cycle issues. He is based in Dubai.