Digital Economy Solutions (DES), a joint venture between emaratech and the Department of Economic Development of Dubai (DED), will certainly launchDubaiStore, the very first local online marketplace to focus on SMEs and home- based businesses (e-traders).
DubaiStore, quintessentially an on-line marketplace for all registered companies in the emirate of Dubai, is unique in concept and design, and focuses primarily on promoting businesses with no possibility of direct competition between it and the sellers, considering that it does not very own or market any type of products of its own.
Hosting home businesses
DubaiStore will also host the qualified home businesses (e-Traders) serving as a recommendation platform, for consumers to access a series of products a lot of which are not located in the retail market. This added direct exposure enhances the brand name exposure for the e-traders while additionally developing a new and vital sales method for them to grow their business.
Presenting the DubaiStores model to the public at the Seamless event in Dubai, Abdallah Hassan Ahmed Hassan, CEO of DES, claimed: "We intend to release the on the internet marketplace in the 3rd quarter this year. DubaiStore plan to support the economic growth of Dubai by motivating ecommerce as a reliable trading channel, regulated by Dubai's legislations and policies. It is a federal government initiative under the operational control of DES."
Serving its social responsibilities, Digital Economy Solutions with the assistance of Dubai Economy (DED) will certainly be enrolling eTraders without registration or payment costs.
DES is also checking out critical partnership with principals in the market, he added.
Utilizing the latest ecommerce technologies, the platform will certainly have all the capacities of developing and managing online shops and orders, which provides the demands of all business sections. Analytics and advisory services will certainly also be offered to support business retention and growth.
" DubaiStore is the ideal gateway for you to exponentially grow your business through a host of remarkable features, much of which are unique to DubaiStore in the region," he included.
Unlike existing marketplaces, DubaiStore prospers to advertise merchants' individuality, supplying them with a digital representation of their physical brand name.
Having the Department of Economic Development as a tactical partner will support DubaiStore to become a leading gamer on the planet of e-commerce, providing relied on platform to its customers and digital representation to mostly all businesses accredited in Dubai.
The features of DubaiStore include:
Elevated brand identity through unique company/brand logo design, name and summary;
A devoted e-store within the industry;
Boosted consumer interaction via onsite message centre between the vendor and the consumer, and various carrier and social media assimilations including WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and Instagram;
A level of freedom of functional and commercial functionalities, regulated by the merchants, such as defining item bundles, using their very own pickup places and their own messenger solution; Integrated 'noqodi' repayment entrance to assist in on the internet settlements in addition to combination with ZAJEL carrier solution to promote deliveries;
Increased confidence in consumers due to market affiliation with DED and its departments such as the Commercial Compliance & Consumer Protection, which ensures customer rights, fair trading and the involvement of 100% trusted licensed businesses;
Exposure through the advertising and marketing activities of DubaiStore;
Complete advice and help with regards to on-boarding process and store monitoring.