Gulf Times - e-commerce
QNB brings SMEs together to promote e-Commerce

QNB brings SMEs together to promote e-Commerce

QNB recently organised a briefing workshop about QNB-Simplify e-commerce, an innovative cloud-based platform that allows merchants to create their online shop.

Alibaba's Jack Ma to unveil succession plan next week, remain chairman

Alibaba's Jack Ma to unveil succession plan next week, remain chairman

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's billionaire co-founder Jack Ma will announce a succession plan on Monday to hand the reins of his sprawling empire to a new generation of leaders but will remain executive chairman for the time being.

Chinese woman's online snake purchase proves deadly

Chinese woman's online snake purchase proves deadly

She had bought the snake on Zhuanzhuan, an e-commerce platform backed by Chinese internet heavyweight Tencent.

Google to invest $550 mn in Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com

Google to invest $550 mn in Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com

Google will invest $550 million in Chinese e-commerce powerhouse JD.com, part of the US internet giant's efforts to expand its presence in fast-growing Asian markets and battle rivals including Amazon.com.

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.

5mn Turkish products to be available online in Qatar

5mn Turkish products to be available online in Qatar

The online platform, which is planned to be available for the Qatari market as of January 1, will provide up to 5mn Turkish products.

Chinese consumers spend billions in 'Singles Day' shopping binge

Chinese consumers spend billions in 'Singles Day' shopping binge

China's smartphone-wielding masses unleashed billions of dollars in e-commerce spending Saturday as they rushed to snap up bargains on ‘Singles Day’ -- billed as the world's biggest one-day online shopping festival.

EU to launch more e-commerce antitrust investigations

EU to launch more e-commerce antitrust investigations

The European Union plans to launch more antitrust investigations into e-commerce companies after a two-year inquiry uncovered business practices that restrict competition, the European Commission said ...

Q-Post, QMIC join hands to ease delivery with Tasleem

Q-Post, QMIC join hands to ease delivery with Tasleem

Local delivery services in Qatar will soon become easier and faster with Tasleem, a new platform designed to meet the rapidly expanding e-Commerce market in the region.

Wal-Mart to buy Jet.com in bid to strengthen e-commerce offering

Wal-Mart to buy Jet.com in bid to strengthen e-commerce offering

Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Monday it would buy online retailer Jet.com for about $3 billion, the largest-ever deal for an e-commerce startup, as it races to build a Web business...

E-commerce market set for a surge in Qatar

E-commerce market set for a surge in Qatar

High information and communications technology (ICT) penetration rates among Qatar’s population indicate a “potential for growth” of the e-commerce market in the country, according to a new report by the Ministry of Transport & Communications (MOTC).

Q-Post launches new e-commerce service

Q-Post launches new e-commerce service

To cash in on the growing e-commerce market across the world, Qatar Postal Services Company (Q-Post) has launched its new service "Connected by Qatar Post".