Retail Businesses

The New Status Quo: The MENA Region's E-Commerce Scene Is Thriving

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, 209 million more customers in MENA and Pakistan began to shop online.

The Executive Selection: Missoni

Abstract Italian art from the 1940s takes centerstage in Missoni's Fall/ Winter 2022 collection for men.

REI Is Forgoing This Retail Tradition Permanently: What Does it Mean for Shoppers and Employees?

The retailer is saying "so long" to Black Friday as part of its "Opt Outside" movement.

Sam Silverman

Qatar's Bedaya Centre Partners With LuLu Hypermarket To Launch A Dedicated Pavilion For Local Entrepreneurs

The specially curated section will enable local Qatari entrepreneurs to display their products and services at LuLu Hypermarket's Gharafa branch in Qatar.

Daalchini Raises $4 Million In Series A Funding Round

The fund raised will be utilized to expand the industry footprint and further the tech capabilities

Teena Jose

Chalhoub Group And L'Occitane MENA Launch Accelerator Program Focusing On Retail Tech Solutions

With US$50,000 in funding up for grabs and the chance to collaborate on commercial agreements down the line, the program is now welcoming applications on its website until September 16, 2022.

XYXX Secures INR 90 Crore In Series B Funding

XYXX's omnichannel approach has been pivotal to their success across major metros as well as tier I, II and III markets, resulting in an explosive year-on-year growth of 300 per cent in FY22

Teena Jose

Egypt's Direct-To-Consumer E-Commerce Platform Dresscode Has Its Eye On The Gen Z Market

Dresscode is a direct-to-consumer fast fashion e-commerce platform, primarily offering high-end brands and statement pieces at affordable prices.

Pamella de Leon

"We Got Funded!" Kuwait-Based Teeela Raises US$3.75 Million In Pre-Series A Round To Boost Expansion In KSA And UAE

With the new funding, the team plans to boost its growth across the GCC, mostly notably in KSA and UAE.

How to Survive the Retail Apocalypse

Here are a few insights on the strategies that enable entrepreneurs to scale a company during these post-pandemic market trends.

Henry Ma

How Conversational AI Bridges the Gap for Retail Customers, No Matter How You Shop

Read on to find out what strategies retailers can use to make the best of digital transformation in the post-pandemic world.

Alex Lartey