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101 Top Arab World Retail Companies and Startups

This article showcases our top picks for the best Arab World based Retail companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Retail industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Arab World Retail Startups

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Retailo Technologies

Retailo Technologies

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Retailo Technologies is an online B2B marketplace that aims to technologically supercharge retail supply chain in the MENAP region.

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Dukkantek

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Dukkantek provides digital transformation services to improve business processes.

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Opontia

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Opontia provides a fast and fair way for small e-commerce business owners to sell their companies.

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Brimore

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Brimore is the leading social commerce and parallel Go To Market solution in Africa

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Souq

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Souq owns and operates an online retail e-commerce website.

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Eyewa

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Eyewa offers prescription contact lenses, color contact lenses, sunglasses, and eyeglasses.

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Chefaa

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Chefaa is a GPS-enabled pharmacy benefits platform

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Zid زد

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Zid is an e-commerce in a box – solution that any retailer can use to start their eRetail.

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AHOY Holding

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SaaS, PaaS, e-commerce solutions, logistics, lastmile, mobility, spatial planning, IoT

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Chari

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Chari is a B2B e-commerce and fintech platform for traditional proximity stores in French Speaking Africa.

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The Luxury Closet

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The Luxury Closet is an online marketplace for buying, selling, and consigning pre-owned luxury items at discounted prices.

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Emirates National Oil Company

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ENOC a wholly-owned entity of the Dubai Government

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WafR

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WafR helps retail brands to deliver promotions to grocers to increase their market share.

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B.TECH

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B.TECH is Egypt’s household appliances and consumer electronics retailer.

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GoodsMart

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GoodsMart is a premium household shopping and delivery app for groceries, personal care, and home care products.

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Qawafel

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Qawafel is an online marketplace that offers food products.

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Nejree

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Nejree is an online sneaker retailer.

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Omniful

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Omniful offers a SaaS for brick-and-mortar retailers to prepare and ship online orders directly from the store.

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Sle3ti

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B2B e-commerce platform for mom & pop stores

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Tawfeer Market

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Tawfeer offers daily groceries at the best prices to the middle class through its mobile application backed by its fulfillment centers.

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Clearly

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Clearly is a digital bank in the Middle East.

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Mashkor

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Mashkor is a new revolutionary app in Kuwait, and it is transforming the way local shopping & local courier happens in the region.

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Floranow

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Global online B2B marketplace connecting flower and plant growers to buyers using innovative technology and optimized cool chain solutions

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zip24

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zip24 is an on-demand software or “Software-as-a-Service” (SaaS) startup that streamlines operations management functionalities for e-commerce businesses.

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Saudi Automotive Services

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Saudi Automotive Services is a Saudi public shareholding company.

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Marn

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Marn provides easy-to-use cloud POS solutions to clients who manage SMEs to get you all they want, to manage their store, and more.

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ZON

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ZON is a decentralized mobile-only e-commerce network.

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Jamalon

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Jamalon is an online bookstore in the Middle East offering Arabic and English titles with home delivery and customized payment methods.

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DokkanAfkar

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DokkanAfkar.com was created by a group of passionate guys who love and appreciate creativity, design and ideas.

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FabricAID

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FabricAID collects, sorts and redistributes second hand clothes at micro prices to marginalized communities reducing fabric waste.

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Mazadat

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At the intersection of social commerce, digital transformation and blockchain, Mazadat is MEA’s first X2C auctioning & ecommerce marketplace

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Jazp

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The fastest growing online shopping site in GCC with 5,00,000 + customers across UAE, Oman, Qatar, KSA, India.

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Znap – Cash Rewards, Voucher, Payments & Deals

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Znap is a platform for brands to interact with consumers and for consumers to get rewarded to interact with the brands.

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Spare Payments

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Spare is an electronic payments business helping school campuses become cash-free.

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ON Market

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E-grocery marketplace allows customers to order from their favorite retailers while empowering retailers to build & sustain online commerce

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MyHome

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Mobile App for all Your Home Needs

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Sigma Fit

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Athletic Clothing and Accessories

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YZ Buyer

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YZ Buyer: The e-commerce brand with the highest quality leather products and footwear at factory pricing. Be a YZ (wise) Buyer!

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Prexle

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Prexle provides cloud-based point of sale (POS) services for retailers.

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Conektr

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Conektr is a digital platform that bridges the gap between brands and the end consumers.

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Mr. Draper

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Mr. Draper offers curated shopping services for men.

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Clip the Deal

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Mobile App for Grocery Deals, Targeted Sampling, Product Ratings & Reviews

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KartNGo

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Self service Micro Stores powered by AI

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1Trolley

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1Trolley is an end to end solution that empowers retailers by digitising their last mile and helping them transition to online ordering.

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nefsy

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Eat for a good cause app

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Opio

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Opio is an Egyptian clothing brand that promises effortless chic look.

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Ubuy

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An international shopping portal, provides its services in 180+ countries. Browse millions of products from global brands from its 7 stores.

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Faylasof

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Faylsaof based book advisor online bookstore offering arabic and english book

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Savola Group

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Savola Group is an investment company focused on food and retail.

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Avokado

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Avokado is a fruit and vegetable delivery app that delivers and provides fresh vegetables and fruits to the door of the house.

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Jobedu

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Jobedu designs, manufactures, and retails apparel and accessories.

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Dale Ventures

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Dale Ventures invests in companies where it can provide strategic and analytic resources.

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Profitech

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We are a company specialised in retail technology, our aim is to increase the stores sales using technology.

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InstaShop

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InstaShop is an online marketplace for supermarkets, pharmacies, pet shops, and other businesses.

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Brate

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Brate lists what’s in-store online

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Furnwish

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Furnwish is an AR app empowering retailers & design professionals in better showcasing their products & services.

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Plantshop.ae

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Plantshop.ae is an entirely new & unique online experience.

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Drowzy

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Drowzy offers an extensive range of Egyptian furniture & home accessories that are practical, trendy and affordable products.

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Source Beauty

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Source Beauty is an informed beauty e-commerce platform that seeks out the best skincare, makeup, fragrances, and health products.

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Baza Bazaar

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Baza Bazaar – The UAE’s #1 luxury marketplace for authentic rare and exclusive streetwear and sneakers. Yallah! Get Baza

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Thobi

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Thobi is an online retailer of traditional Saudi clothes.

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ProCart office supplies Marketplace

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B2B E-commerce Web App for all office supplies and consumables

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Rkoba.com

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Rkoba.com is an automotive online shop that offers accessories, spare parts, tuning and performance parts in Egypt.

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Farm Trust

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Farm Trust is an E-commerce platform for fruits and vegetables that provide traceability through blockchain.

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Bab Makkah

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Bab Makkah provides services in the retail sector through its online platform.

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Gulf Marketing Group

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Gulf Marketing Group operates across the GCC with a diverse portfolio of brands, retail outlets and services.

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Landmark Group

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Landmark Group has successfully grown into one of the largest and most successful retail and hospitality conglomerates in the Middle East.

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Desertcart

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Desertcart is an online e-commerce site that sells different varieties of retails products across the country.

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Werpx

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AI Supply Chain Management Solution .

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Bookends

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Bookends in an online portal for buying & selling second hand books at the most affordable prices.

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Mrayti

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Mrayti is Jordan’s first specialized mobile beauty salon.

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Western International Group

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Western International Group is a multifaceted holding group comprising of several verticals and businesses.

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SEEDRA

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An early-stage VC firm branching out of Riyadh, KSA and focused on cultivating disruptive innovations and trends across the region.

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Alalali

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Al alali is a provider of consumer food products like canned food, vegetables, fruits, dairy products etc.,.

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Dealat

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Dealat encourages people to try a different store each day by offering special deals and discounted prices.

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The Entertainer

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The Entertainer provides of two-for-one incentive offers and other discounts across the Middle East, Asia, South Africa & Europe.

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Arabian Oud

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Arabian Oud is a retailer specialized in oriental, incense, and oil perfumes manufacturing.

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Emirates NBD

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Emirates NBD is a leading retail banking franchise in UAE offering personal banking, private banking, corporate banking

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Souqmama.com

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Leading Online Baby Store in the Middle East

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Faggala.com

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Faggala.com is the 1st SaaS-enabled marketplace to connect customers with stationery retails.

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Algameya

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Algameya is online store offering electronics and accessories original from Turkey at an affordable price.

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AutoPlus

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AutoPlus is operates an automotive aftermarket retail and service chain.

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Like Card

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LikeCard is a leading platform in providing wide choices of pre-paid cards from almost all online services cards from various sources.

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Seventail

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SEVEN delivers groceries and home essentials from a variety of local stores in less than half an hour.

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Al Hokair Fashion Retail

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Al Hokair Fashion Retail is a franchise retailer that engages in wholesale and retail trading of ready-made cloth for customers.

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Retail Holding

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Retail Holding is a Retailer business.

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M.H. Alshaya Co.

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M.H. Alshaya Co. owns and operates retail stores.

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Majid Al Futtaim Holdings LLC.

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Majid Al Futtaim is an Emirati holding company based in Dubai.

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Winshot

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The digital platform for frontline field workforce

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Abdullah Al Othaim Markets Co.

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Abdullah Al Othaim Markets Co. is a company that operates commercial wholesale and retail sales centers and supermarkets.

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Ms. Marion

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Ms. Marion is a ready-to-wear label for women working in a formal workspace.

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MarkaVIP

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Markavıp is an exclusive, invitation-only online shopping community focused on the Middle Eastern market.

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Zawwali

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Zawwali, based in Algeria, is an online e-commerce site offering Tech & Fashion brands.

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Masry Market

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Masry Market is an online store that retails housewares, personal care, food products, detergents and paper products.

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KFB Holding Group

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KFB Holding Group is a holding company with companies across the manufacturing, electrical, trading, and contracting sectors.

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Idealz Enterprises

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Idealz Enterprises is an e-commerce business that offers buyers a chance to win luxury prizes once they purchase a product.

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Boutique Muscat

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Visionary retail brand, e-commerce launched in 2009 introducing retail online in Oman and the GCC.

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iSagha

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isagha.com is the First Online marketplace and Gold & Silver Price Check for jeweler and precious metal investors in the MENA Region

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El-Dokan

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El-Dokan is an enterprise e-commerce software designed for large and growing retail stores in MENA.

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Fortbel Telecom FZCO

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Fortbel Telecom is a wholesale phone distributor that aims to reduce the hassle of bulk ordering.

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BulkWhiz

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BulkWhiz is the first ecommerce consumer platform for bulk grocery and home staples powered by next generation AI technology.

Written by Mark Fitz

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