Minister launches new e-commerce platform in Qatar

A new e-commerce platform has been launched in Qatar by the Ministry of Transport and Communications. The platform, known as The Turkish Souq, has been officially launched by Jassim Seif Ahmed al-Sulaiti, Minister of Transport and Communications. He said: “I’m delighted to launch this platform which is set to revolutionise e-commerce in Qatar. The depth […]

Canon holds annual conference for partners from the Middle East

Canon has hosted a gathering of its regional partners from the Middle East and Africa where they witnessed the latest innovative imaging products and solutions that are to transform and support the growth of their businesses in a fast-paced, technologically-enabled future. Held in Dubai over two days, the Annual Partner Conference aimed at further cementing […]

Avaya completes financial restructuring and emerges from Chapter 11

Avaya Holdings Corp. has announced that it has successfully completed its debt restructuring and emerged from chapter 11. Senior executives from Avaya International celebrated the announcement with key channel partners at an Avaya Edge World Tour event hosted in Dubai. Nidal Abou-Ltaif, President, Avaya International, thanked the partners for their commitment and support during the […]

Mobile payment solution developed for fashion retailer Maison BMore

OMA Emirates Group, a provider of cutting edge technology devices for the payment industry, has partnered with Karma Technology, a payment and business solutions software provider in Dubai and successfully completed a safe and seamless mobile payment solution across all 15 Maison BMore outlets. The multi fashion brand stores in the UAE now has a […]

Technological innovations will boost Middle East retail spend

A project to build a major shopping mall in Muscat will contribute to the rapid acceleration of the retail sector in the Middle East. Trade from the Mall of Oman, which will feature 350 outlets in a 137.000 square metres of retail space, will contribute to the growth of the GCC’s retail sector expected to […]

Canon honours KSA channel and introduces it to cloud services

Canon Middle East, a leader in imaging solutions, reinforced its commitment to channel partners in KSA at its annual Imaging Inspired channel partner event. Held at the Mövenpick Hotel, Riyadh, the event brought all its KSA channel partners under one roof highlighting business performance and innovative selling practices. The event, held under the theme ‘Be […]

How to avoid being a victim of cybercrime on Black Friday

By Heino Gevers, Customer experience manager at Mimecast Middle East and Africa Middle Eastern shoppers are growing more comfortable with the idea of online shopping. But is our level of education about the associated risks keeping pace? Considering the rising trends of local data breaches and the number of consumers falling victim to cybercrime, it […]

Retail stores use IoT technology to transform the customer experience

New research finds retailers adopting IoT are reporting a return of investment and 88% notice increased business efficiency IoT adoption by retailers is leading to improved customer experience and increased profitability – according to research, including the UAE, conducted by Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company. Thanks to IoT technology, bricks and mortar stores can […]