AWOK.com launches its services in Saudi Arabia
Source: AETOS Wire , Author: Posted by BI-ME staff
Posted: Mon September 11, 2017 5:00 pm

SAUDI ARABIA. -- (AETOS Wire) --AWOK.com, UAE’s largest e-commerce player has now ventured into the KSA region. This is in line with the company’s vision of expanding its operations across the GCC. Customers in the KSA region will now be able to purchase from around 50,000 products across 30 categories.

With this new development, customers will now be able to purchase the products of their choice from the AWOK KSA website as well as on the Android and iOS application catering specifically to the KSA market. The website and AWOK mobile platform is bilingual and available in both English and Arabic.

With the official launch of AWOK’s Saudi Arabia’s new e-commerce website and with just a few clicks, customers can now purchase select AWOK products and have them delivered right to their doorsteps. This development comes as a part of AWOK’s dedication to personalize its website and application for each market and improving the shopping experience through deals and promotions specific to the country. The AWOK e-commerce platform is now available across the entire kingdom.

Commenting about this launch, Mr. Ulugbek Yuldashev, CEO & Founder, AWOK.com said “This is an exciting time for us as we want to further build on our growth story and expand our online presence to become closer to our customers in the Kingdom whilst providing them with a remarkable and convenient shopping experience. Our aim is to become the top e-commerce platform in KSA within the next two years. We are seeing some excellent traction with our customers in the KSA.

“Saudi Arabia is one of the fastest growing e-commerce markets in the MENA region. We have seen high demand for shopping online in Saudi Arabia, given the region has one of the largest Internet penetrations in the Middle East. Around 75 percent of the population has access to the Internet. We cater to all age groups, with an extremely user-friendly and convenient online shopping experience, Mr. Yuldashev added.

AWOK is continuously pursuing new ways of enhancing the shopping experience of its customers through providing convenience and bridging geographical boundaries. According to Statista, e-commerce revenues in the country exceeded $4.5 billion in 2016 alone. By 2020, the market size for e-commerce in Saudi Arabia is expected to grow to $8.35 billion, with the number of customers set to exceed 17.5 million by 2021
 
ABOUT AWOK.com
AWOK.com is a dynamic UAE based eCommerce business that was founded by Ulugbek Yuldashev in April 2013, and headquartered in Dubai.  AWOK has grown rapidly to become one of the leading online shopping destinations in the UAE that attracts approximately 10 million visitors per month.

The website commenced business in 2013 by selling electronics. Currently, AWOK.com offers approximately 50,000 products across 30 plus categories that includes mobiles, fashion accessories, home appliances, and kitchenware, cameras as well as health and beauty products. The products and categories offered are growing with the expansion of the business. The online retailer has managed its own fulfillment center and logistics since inception of the business, and hires close to 500 employees.

 

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