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Amazon.ae replaces Souq.com in UAE. Will Saudi Arabia Be Next?

UAE customers who formerly shopped on Souq will now be searching for their favourite items on Amazon.ae by using the Amazon app.

Amazon.ae officially launched in UAE as Souq turned into Amazon. Amazon is the largest online marketing app has launched its services in the United Arab Emirates. Since then, no timeliness has been set whether the similar facility will get started in Saudi Arabia or not.

In the month of March, we received signs of Souq Turning into Amazon. Thereafter some days they officially launched their Amazon. ae, a new shopping hub to experience for UAE customers. Amazon will feature more than 30 million products of different categories for local and international business. They will include the products that were available on Souq and will add some new products as well. Customers now will experience the same quality with minimum prices on Souq.

UAE customers can now visit Amazon.ae to shop their daily needs items. The app and website are completely localised for local customers as well. Thousands of businessmen who were selling their items on Souq are now available on Amazon.ae. UAE businesses can sell all their products on Amazon.

To make it a great success in UAE, firstly Amazon launched the Arabic language in its program so that customers can prefer to shop in Arabic.

Payments can be made through local or international cards or the customers can choose cash on delivery option for their payment.

“Today marks a proud day for Souq and Amazon, the day for which we have been waiting since 2017,” said Ronaldo Mouchawar, Cofounder of Souq, Vice President of Amazon MENA.

Amazon.ae brings together Souq to integrate their products and sell as a unit. This step will surely lead to some of the biggest instances in the future and the UAE customers will be able to get good products as well. The combined team has invited over 3600 employees to work and each and every one of them is waiting for this opportunity to work with them. As the business will increase, UAE customers will get a wide range of products to select the best among them.

About two years ago, the American online retail giant acquired Souq for $580 million, marking its entry in the Middle East. The two companies then integrated, allowing shoppers to access Souq.com with their Amazon account details.

 

Amazon-owned Souq opens new facility in Dubai will create over 600 jobs:

Amazon-owned Souq has opened a new facility that will render over 600 jobs to the employees that are willing to do service in it.

The 23, 000 square metre centre has been designed to meet the customer’s requirements across the Middle East and help the E-Commerce platform regional sellers, including g small and big businesses.

With the opening of this centre, customers will get more items to select within them and the items will be delivered to their homes at a much quicker speed.

 

Fulfilment by Amazon:

Customers shopping on Amazon.ae will continue to enjoy fast and quick delivery on orders above Dh100 to selected areas in UAE.

The thousands of businesses that were selling their products on Souq will now be able to sell their products on Amazon, that will boost up their marketing skills and business.

 

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