As I attended Qatar’s E-Commerce Forum, that was held on October 19th, I was very interested in hearing all the challenges that the MENA region is facing in order to build a strong e-commerce sector. One of the panels I thoroughly enjoyed attending was “Business Model and Funding: The Changing Landscape of e-Commerce”.
Next week on Monday, October 19, the Qatar’s e-Commerce Forum 2015, organized by the Ministry of Information and Communications Technology, will be held bringing together businesses, policymakers, and e-commerce service providers to address the trends and developments in global e-commerce and the state of e-commerce in Qatar.
Shopping online has never been easier, as you can order whatever you like with a couple of clicks on your laptop from anywhere across the globe and get it at your doorstep by 2-3 business days. To make it even more convenient, most online shops have mobile applications to ease the transaction even further. The […]
In the wake of Qatar National Bank’s (QNB’s) new partnership with PayPal, we discussed the security benefits of the online money transfer service, how online spending is on the rise in the region, and why businesses should take the step into the market with Managing Director for PayPal Middle East and North Africa, Elias Ghanem. E-commerce […]
e-Commerce is still in its infancy in the Gulf. Although thanks to efforts such as government commitment, retailer investment and – most importantly – a young population open to trying new technologies and innovations, this is changing. Barriers like payment security concerns faced by the countries in the region, including Qatar, had been hard to […]