- The Spinneys Online Shopping ExperienceMost of us hate going to the grocery store. Fighting for parking, dealing with the crowds, dodging shopping carts, waiting in long lines at checkout— Grocery shopping can indeed be tedious, but as with almost everything else under the sun, the web offers solutions to help alleviate that. Thankfully, we live in the future, and we can have anything brought to us instead of having to go get them. But as more of us buy books, clothing, even furniture online, will more of us start buying our groceries that way too? Ralph el Kahi, Group Head of Marketing at Spinneys talks to ArabAd about all the exciting innovations the renowned supermarket chain has introduced to bolster its onine shopping, as he discusses the response the Internet supermarket experience has witnessed so far.
- Souq Online Gone BiggerOver the past 10 years, Souq.com has grown many-folds, paving the way for e-commerce to thrive and for local and international businesses to flourish in this region. Today, Souq.com is the largest online retail and marketplace platform in the Arab world, featuring more than 1.5 million products across 31 categories such as consumer electronics, fashion, health and beauty, home and household goods, toys and baby items. It is now the platform for many direct brands, from global brands, to exclusive ones, attracting over 45 million visits per month, with localised operations in the KSA, UAE and Egypt as well as serving the rest of the GCC countries through Cross Border Trade. As part of its ambitious plans to grow the business, further drive the e-commerce upward trend in the Middle East and support thousands of merchants on the platform, Souq.com has recently launched its new campaign and tagline, “It’s yours.” ArabAd caught up with Ronaldo Mouchawar, CEO & Co-Founder of Souq.com, to learn more what has pushed him to expand the site’s selection of products and implement such dynamic new plans.
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