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CRA resolves 92% of telecom consumers’complaints in 2018

CRA resolves 92% of telecom consumers’complaints in 2018

Communications Regulatory Authority resolved 92% of telecom consumers’ complaints received in 2018, CRA said on Tuesday.

Ministry recalls Mercedes Benz models of 2013-2015

Ministry recalls Mercedes Benz models of 2013-2015

The MEC said the recall campaign comes within the framework of its ongoing efforts to protect consumers and ensure that automobile dealers follow up on vehicles' defects and repair them.

Mango lovers feel bitter about ‘short supply’ of fruit

Mango lovers feel bitter about ‘short supply’ of fruit

The supply of mangoes to the entire Gulf region “has not been that encouraging this season”.

Qatar’s e-commerce industry set for steady growth: expert

Qatar’s e-commerce industry set for steady growth: expert

Qatar’s e-commerce market is expected to grow from QR4.7bn ($1.3bn) in 2017 to QR12bn ($3.2bn) in the next five years.

Amazon, Alibaba to withdraw dangerous products more quickly: EU

Amazon, Alibaba to withdraw dangerous products more quickly: EU

Four e-commerce giants, including Amazon and Alibaba, pledged Monday to withdraw dangerous products more quickly from the market, the European Commission said.

Malls, outlets 'can be open for 24 hours during Ramadan'

Malls, outlets 'can be open for 24 hours during Ramadan'

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) has announced that shopping malls and retail outlets in the country could extend working hours throughout the holy month of Ramadan without obtaining prior approval.

Qatar’s e-commerce market set to rise threefold by 2022

Qatar’s e-commerce market set to rise threefold by 2022

HE the Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Seif Ahmed al-Sulaiti said that total global e-commerce from companies to consumers touched $2.2tn in 2017.

Al Meera opens its 49th store in Aba Al Heran

Al Meera opens its 49th store in Aba Al Heran

The centre is designed to cater to the family shopping experience. It adheres to world-class standards at the service of consumer needs.

EU plans more powers for consumers to sue companies

EU plans more powers for consumers to sue companies

The European Union plans more powers for consumers to sue firms like Volkswagen after the Dieselgate scandal showed the limits of consumer protection authorities to curb corporate cheating.

Samsung launches Galaxy S9 with focus on social media

Samsung launches Galaxy S9 with focus on social media

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled its flagship Galaxy S9 smartphone on Sunday with an emphasis on visual applications for social media, hoping to attract tech-savvy young consumers to weather a market slowdown.

MoPH warns against use of two imported honey brands

MoPH warns against use of two imported honey brands

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has banned the import of Wales Golden Honey, produced by Jordanian Company Al Keaab, and the honey product Macum Eqimedyumly ...

Amazon to open first cashierless shop to public on Monday

Amazon to open first cashierless shop to public on Monday

Online giant Amazon on Monday plans to open a convenience store in Seattle where hungry customers will be able to grab sandwiches and go, without having to wait in line or use a checkout.