MasterCard Survey: Online Shopping In UAE Peaks In Fourth Quarter Of 2008

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

Per capita online shopping in the UAE reached $1,193 (Dh4,378) in the fourth quarter of 2008, making it the highest in the Asia/Pacific, Middle East and Africa region, according to the latest MasterCard survey. Online shoppers made an average of 3.6 purchases in the fourth quarter of 2008, compared with 3.1 during the same quarter [...]

Over 69% Of UAE Consumers Have Bought Something Online

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

Google recently hosted a day for the top agencies in UAE, in an initiative to point businesses to the hotspots in online media. In preparation for the Agency Day, Google surveyed 1,410 consumers in UAE about their purchasing behaviour, and was able to build an accurate picture of online/offline research and purchase segmentation, use of [...]

Oman Internet Users Spent US$ 236 Million Online In 2008

Monday, March 16th, 2009

A new Arab Advisors’ survey of Oman’s Internet users revealed that 40.2% of adult Internet users in Oman have used e-commerce services, spending US$ 236 million in e-commerce transactions in 2008.

Survey: Traffic Transparency Would Help Internet Advertising

Friday, March 13th, 2009

A recent survey shows that 87% of those involved in advertising or marketing for their organisations in the Middle East said that transparency in website visitor numbers and profiles of visitors would be influential in increasing their usage of the Internet for advertising.

Mobile Internet Users On The Rise In The Middle East

Thursday, March 5th, 2009

More Middle East business people used mobile devices to hook on to the internet last month, compared with February 2007, while fewer used computers, a just released survey showed. The survey, presented to the Digital Marketing Conference in Dubai by the Dubai-based research company Real Opinions, said computers were still by far the main way [...]

UAE Second Most Socially Networked Country In The World

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

A recent worldwide survey by market intelligence firm, Synovate, revealed that 58% of people don’t know what social networking is, plus over one third of social networkers are losing interest. Over 13,000 people between the ages of 18 and 65 in seventeen markets around the world took part in the survey. Across these 17 markets surveyed, 42% of [...]

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