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A new Benchmark in Arab Online Shopping, UAE Souq

Uae Souq
Written by Sam Oldwin

Uae Souq is a part of souq.com established in the year 2005 by Ronaldo Mouchawar. uae.souq.com is the largest online shopping website in UAE, Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Uae Souq is the largest online megastore featuring over 1.5 million products in various categories including Electronics, Mobiles and Tablets, Fashion for Women, Fashion for Men, Baby and Toys, Home and furniture, Perfumes and Beauty, Sports and Fitness and Brand Stores. The company also started ‘Fulfilled by Souq’ program to enhance cross border trade through Souq.com.

The online shopping site offers supreme quality products and is popular for its reliability and customer support. The site offers most of the brands sold in Dubai as well as throughout the world. Uae Souq offers safe, secure and convenient online shopping experience and has option to pay online as well as cash on delivery. The website also offers great deals, coupons, and free returns. The product range and the prices of Uae Souq is incomparable with other websites. The smart technology allows the consumer the freedom to buy anything anywhere in a reasonable price. The website is already famous and trusted by millions for its exceptional service and wonderful shopping experience.

About Souq.com

Souq.com is the most trusted and the largest ecommerce website in the Arab world. It is popularly known as the Amazon of the Middle East. It has operations in UAE, Jordan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Egypt. It has around 54 million visitors per month. The company is spread over 35000 metres sq meters and employs more than 2600 people to work in various departments in souq.com including retail, engineering, software department, customer support and delivery sections.

Product Profile

The website offers from backpack to bracelets to toy cars to tablets, everything under one window. Electronics includes TV, audio and video, cameras, laptops, small appliances, large appliances and IT accessories and gaming consoles. Mobile segment includes mobiles, tablets, accessories, smart phones, prepaid cards and numbers. Fashion for women includes branded clothing, handbags, shoes, sunglasses, eyewear, watches and jewellery. Fashion for men includes branded clothing, handbags, watches, shoes, eyewear and various accessories for men.

Baby and toys includes toys, baby gear, video games, outdoor gaming accessories, and various toys for all ages. Home and furniture segment includes large and small appliances, furniture and décor, cooking and dining appliances, outdoor and travel furniture and décor, bed linen and bath accessories. Perfumes and Beauty segment includes various branded perfume and fragrances, makeup and beauty tools and accessories, electric personal ware, Men’s grooming accessories, women’s grooming accessories, Health and personal care supplements and accessories. Sports and fitness includes Cardio training tools, Strength and weights, Yoga and Ab machines and all equipment related to various sports.

Online Shopping in UAE

The customers in the UAE are increasingly becoming web savvy and the number of online shoppers is increasing every day. UAE Souq offers value added services, a vast range of products along with attractive discounts and coupons. UAE Souq offers safe, convenient and secure online shopping experience with various payment options including cash on delivery. It also offers free return option.

The website also offers various mobile ecommerce applications such as InstaShop, a hyper local grocery ordering app for shopping groceries online. Consumers can directly choose the grocery items and delivery location and pay through various options offered by the website. The number of online grocery shoppers is expected to rise to 34% in the year 2016 from 21% in the year 2015. The company is entering into various alliances and partnerships to expand in the region.

Uae Souq Extends the Reach of Ecommerce Platforms in UAE

With the number of big traders, small scale sellers, entrepreneurs from various sectors turning to Uae Souq to sell their products, the online shopping site launched by Souq.com has revolutionized the online shopping scene in the UAE. Huge companies including RadioShack and Cellucom have tied up with the Uae Souq to sell their products online. The site already includes over 70 stores and brands that deal in Books, Arts & Collectibles, Clothing, Jewelry, Mobiles & Accessories, Games & Gadgets, Consumer Electronics, Fashion and Computers.

 Uae Souq offers personalized solutions for various businesses to sell their products online. Individual Businessmen and Small Entrepreneurs are gaining higher margins compared to other trade channels by selling their products on Uae Souq. The website offers tailor made branded pages for traders through which the sellers can list their products under their own store. This feature allows the sellers to customize and manage their inventory online. They can also boost their marketing strategies by adding various schemes, logos and attractive options.

Product Delivery and Customer Care       

Uae Souq is a marketplace where a number shoppers and sellers meet every day. UAE Souq has gained the Maroof golden certificate. Maroof is a platform developed to supervise the ecommerce platforms. It is developed to drive online shopping transparency thus increasing the confidence of the online shopper. Maroof evaluates online traders in the UAE. It maintains the trust between the buyer and seller.

The products sold at by Uae Souq shopping site are packaged professionally with utmost care as thorough quality checks are carried on while packaging and mailing these products. The customers can expect the best and quality products. The Site offers double checked safe packing where the fragile products will remain safe during transit. The company offers speedy delivery at the customer’s door step. UAE Souq offers a wide range of products with superfast and safe delivery. Uae Souq offers free delivery within the UAE region with safe delivery options.

Online Selling and Buying with Uae souq

Uae souq is consistently enhancing the experience of its customers both sellers and buyers. The website is leading in the UAE region. The company is offering smarter choices to customers through mobile applications like InstaShop. It is empowering the sellers and traders also through various mobile ecommerce applications. The website makes expensive products affordable with its easy payment options and instalments with 0% interest for purchase above 1000 AED. The website also provides online learning center for selling products online.

The learning center includes videos and library regarding online selling. The company offers latest and special offers and great discounts to the customers regularly on various products. The customers can compare the offers given by the various brands and buy the product. The online megastore also offers various events such as cyber Monday and cyber week with good discounts to encourage online buyers.

About the author

Sam Oldwin

Want to shop online? want to know the best places to shop and exactly when and what to shop to save a huge amount of money, read my articles and stay tuned for more every Monday and Thursday.