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UAE retail e-commerce market reaches $3.9bn in 2020

In 2020, the apparel and footwear category had the highest share of 33 per cent ($1.3bn) in the UAE retail e-commerce market

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Why smart cities are important to the UAE

Making well-informed data-based decisions around development policy accelerates local business, drives trade, and enables job growth

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Saudi based Seera Group taps Checkout.com for digital payments

Digital transformation key to travel industry recovery

Middle East warms up to digital commerce

Digital payments platform Checkout.com tracks trends to grow regional footprint

Ooredoo eyes 30% of Indonesian market after Hutch deal completes

Ooredoo is also considering expanding its digital payments and sales segments

Western Union buys $200m stake in Saudi Telecom unit

Western Union Co. acquired a 15 per cent stake in stc pay

How Covid-19 propelled the UAE’s digital payments space

Increased online activity in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak has led to a rise in digital payments

Commercial Bank of Kuwait taps Thales for contactless payment technology

Thales technology will digitise credit and debit cards available on CBK app

Delivery Hero picks Mastercard to digitise payments across MENA

The project spans the GCC, Jordan and Egypt for Talabat, HungerStation and Zomato

Abu Dhabi’s Yas Theme Parks to accept Alipay

Chinese tourists can pay using the highly popular digital payment platform

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Network International underpins Careem’s digital payments initiative

The five-year agreement will see Network International process prepaid cards on behalf of Careem in five countries

Etisalat’s eWallet expands into utility bill payments

eWallet is offering a Dhs5 cashback for eligible transactions of Dhs50

UAE to offer bonuses to staff in vital sectors, approves new digital payments company

The Al Etihad digital payments company integrate applications across federal and local government platforms

Emirates NBD and Visa commit to a 5-year partnership agreement

Visa has secured exclusivity over Emirates NBD’s debit card for personal, priority, private and business banking customers, and the debit card programme for Liv.