Souq.com Stores Proving An E-Commerce Success In The UAE

| Aug 5, 2008 | comment 10 Comments

Souq.com StoresSouq.com Stores, a service launched by Souq.com early this year, and that allows businesses and individuals to set up their own exclusive online merchandise stores to showcase and sell products at fixed prices, is proving to be a big success in the e-commerce scene in the UAE, with a number of big-ticket companies, small business owners and individual traders turning to the e-stores to broaden their market reach and achieve instant results.

Businesses and individuals setting up shop on Souq.com Stores stand to benefit from the extensive customer base already present on Souq.com, which is currently the largest online marketplace operating in the UAE, allowing them to market their products to a pre-existing community of consumers and achieve quick turnover with minimal upfront investment.

Souq Stores already features over 70 stores that trade in Arts & Collectibles, Books, Clothing, Games & Gadgets, Jewelry, Mobiles & Accessories, Computers and Consumer Electronics among others. Large companies including Cellucom and RadioShack have signed up to operate their own stores on Souq.com as well.

Souq.com Stores screenshot

The Souq Stores feature offers customized branded pages through which sellers can showcase all their listings under their own Souq.com store. Souq.com also offers customized and tailored solutions to businesses for their stores, based on their own specific requirements.

Souq.com members trading on Souq Stores will continue to enjoy free delivery of goods within the UAE and benefit from Souq.com’s varied secure payment and delivery options.

With over 140,000 registered users and over 270,000 unique visitors a month, Souq.com has emerged as the premier online marketplace in the region. It recorded over 8.4 million page views in the month of July 2008.

Souq.com is a subsidiary of Maktoob Group.

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  • http://www.souq.com Sameh Lutfi

    Thank you very much to the startuparabia.com team for publishing this article. Much has changed since this article was released and I would like to update some of the figures for you.

    Souq.com currently has has over 420,000 Unique Monthly Visitors in the UAE and is serving upwards of 8.4 million pages per month. With the market conditions being what they are today, we expect these numbers to grow tremendously in the coming months.

    The platform allows businesses as well as individual entrepreneurs to showcase and sell their items to this huge audience in the UAE and also allows buyer to get better deals on their purchases during this period of hardship when every Dirham should count!

    We look forward to seeing you on Souq and wish you all the best for this coming year.

  • http://www.souq.com Sameh Lutfi

    Thank you very much to the startuparabia.com team for publishing this article. Much has changed since this article was released and I would like to update some of the figures for you.

    Souq.com currently has has over 420,000 Unique Monthly Visitors in the UAE and is serving upwards of 8.4 million pages per month. With the market conditions being what they are today, we expect these numbers to grow tremendously in the coming months.

    The platform allows businesses as well as individual entrepreneurs to showcase and sell their items to this huge audience in the UAE and also allows buyer to get better deals on their purchases during this period of hardship when every Dirham should count!

    We look forward to seeing you on Souq and wish you all the best for this coming year.

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