Saudi Arabia is making headlines this year for its progressive steps, first with the announcement that the female driving ban will be lifted followed the announcement sports stadiums reopening for families and the return of public movie theatres. And now the Kingdom marks a new era for e-commerce with the launch of Noon.com, the $1 billion e-commerce website founded by Dubai business mogul Mohamed Alabbar, in Saudi Arabia.
The website, which opened its virtual doors to the UAE in October, has partnered with market leaders, plus small and medium enterprises, to gain a greater share of the e-commerce market in the region. Noon has a dedicated distribution hub, a fully operational logistics network and secure payment gateway that will serve the whole of the Kingdom.
“Saudi Arabia is entering a new era of economic and digital transformation led by the Saudi Vision 2030,” says Mohamed Alabbar, Founder of Noon.com. “Noon brings a dynamic, locally-driven and customer-oriented digital marketplace to the Kingdom serving the community and offering a new retail and much improved experience. With talented young Saudis driving its operations, along with being powered by Saudi and regional retailers showcasing their amazing products, the platform also offers Saudi entrepreneurs, including start-ups, to be part of a fast-growing digital ecosystem.”
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!