Amazon.ae Rebrands Souq UAE
What an applaudable kick start of a new venture by Amazon at the beginning of this new month. On Wednesday, 1st May 2019, Amazon confirmed the launch of their new step as Amazon.ae for the shopping lovers in the Middle East, which replaces Souq.com UAE right after two years when the US giant’s established their e-commerce platform with the worth of $580 million. Now, the shoppers in the Middle East can shop for the first time in Arabic with the US retailer’s app as well as website.
The Co-founder of Souq and Vice president of Amazon Mena- Mr. Ronaldo Mouchawar, told in their recent interview, It’s is absolutely amazing and a great beginning for our customers. We bring a brand-new online shopping experience for shoppers in the UAE and a great deal of the local know-how and how our region functions with a ton of Amazon’s global expertise worldwide.
What Does Amazon.ae offers?
Amazon.ae includes more than 30 million items from local and global brands, including the products which were beforehand available on Souq UAE and over five million shopping products from Amazon US. Customers can still enjoy the same shopping experience with Amazon.ae as on Souq UAE because Amazon also committed to giving the great products at incredibly great price offers with the reliable and fast delivery speed that has made Amazon a popular and renowned name all over the world.
He further added-Our combined group in the region has developed to more than 3,600 representatives, and all of us is delighted and very excited to welcome UAE customers to join us along on this new venture, where we will keep on developing our exclusive product range at incredible costs, and give a helpful and safe shopping experience to our customers. We will continue developing innovative ways that are important for customers, consistently endeavoring to live up to their brilliantly high desires.
Mr. Ronaldo said Amazon.ae will incorporate a huge collection of books, with 15 million titles collected that will be accessible to transport from abroad within approximately three to five days at extremely low or free delivery.
Souq shoppers are now redirected to the new domain-Amazon.ae with message pop up on the website by the Co-founder Mr. Ronaldo Mouchawar, who established Souq in 2005, at first as an auction website connected to online gateway Maktoob. However, Souq.com will remain accessible in Egypt and Saudi Arabia, but when customers will visit the domain in some other location; they will be automatically redirected to the new website.
Shop in your native language
In the history of Amazon, this is the first time when the Arabic language has been introduced on both the platforms to cater the shoppers who prefer online shopping in Arabic. The Arabic language on Amazon shopping website and the app will bring a versatile change to e-shopping experience and will make it more localized for the customers in the Middle East.
Customers will enjoy the quick and rich browsing experience with both the website and Amazon app. There will be the exact listed items, personalized recommendations, and trusted customers product reviews will be available with user-friendly order management.
Customers can browse and shop their loved products and pay in AED by using local as well as international credit cards. They can also enjoy the Cash on Delivery option (COD) right at their doorstep. The change that the customers will experience is that they will be provided with the given recommendations based on their product searches and they will be able to create their wish lists.
Shopping lovers will not have to wait for long as they will still continue to enjoy free next day delivery on orders at Amazon.ae above 100 AED as well as same-day delivery at the selected locations in UAE. Amazon’s worldwide expertise in quick and fast logistics will provide customers with reliable delivery and tech-enabled tracking option and will continue putting resources into ways that improve the ultimate shipping experience.
Right now, Amazon Prime is not available. Many other different services will be available at different times, as said by Co-founder Mr. Ronaldo.
The huge number of organizations who were selling on Souq are now proudly become the sellers with Amazon.ae. UAE organizations of all sizes can sell their products on Amazon.ae, with easy access to simple listing features, safe payment transaction modes, amazon promo code uae, amazon offers to enable them to get easily discovered by shoppers and improved delivery service arrangements with Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA). Every single aspiring business visionary, paying little mind to their experience or business know-how, approach the Amazon assets, items, and tools that they have to grow a business.
Souq UAE is a renowned shopping destination and it has been attracting more than 45 million visitors every month with its exclusive product categories including fashion lifestyle, home & kitchen accessories, electronic gadgets, fragrances, personal care, cosmetics, grocery products and more. So there is no surprise that with this new debut as Amazon.ae will bring a revolutionary change in the worth of Amazon sellers as well as customers.
As revealed by the co-founder, the replacement of Souq UAE to Amazon.ae has been in under process since the acquisition, but it came into existence with the tireless efforts made by the many employees working day night and now made it possible to launch it on the very first day of this month that is May 1st, 2019. The means in planning included binding together sign-in data, acquiring more products through the international stores, providing sellers and merchants with localized features and most importantly all the content in Arabian language.
The future expansion of Amazon.ae is mainly focused on their current market. Amazon.ae is all set to cater to the local sites of Souq, in UAE, Saudi, as well as in Egypt with the extremely exclusive products and incredible price offer & services.
So, now shopping and selling on Amazon.ae is going be very fruitful, as sellers will get all the access to grow their online business meaningfully and reach new customers without increasing their financial budget and Shopping lovers will be able to shop with Amazon-the global shopping destination which is best known for great shopping experience with reliable & fast delivery at such an affordable costs!