E-commerce Platform Noon.com Is Now Live In The UAE

BY Kyli Singh / Oct 1 2017 / 17:41 PM

Your online shopping options just expanded

E-commerce Platform Noon.com Is Now Live In The UAE

Shopaholics, you'll want to bookmark this site.

Noon.com, the $1 billion e-commerce website founded by Dubai business mogul Mohamed Alabbar, is now live for customers in the UAE to shop away. 

“Today, we are excited to deliver orders to our first customers. We are proud to take this important first step in our journey, and we are committed to making Noon the region’s Arabic-first e-commerce platform," Alabbar said to The National

"As digital technologies cause disruptions across industries and geographies, it is important for us to shape a digital marketplace that is relevant to our local markets and serves as a growth platform for brick-and-mortar retailers," he adds.

Mohamed Alabbar, Getty Images

As of now, the site has items listed across various categories like electronics, fashion, home and kitchen, beauty and fragrance, baby products and groceries. 

The UAE is not the only place where Noon.com will be live. According to a statement, the e-commerce site is set to go live in Saudi Arabia "in coming weeks."

The company was scheduled to launch the site in January, but missed its initial launch date. Now with its debut, we'll see how it competes with e-commerce giant Amazon, who acquired Souq.com earlier this year. 

To shop on the platform, visit Noon.com or download the Noon Mobile app at the Google Play Store. The app at the iTunes store will be available in a few days. Happy shopping!