December 12, 2017

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Sunny Leone confirmed as XTOUCH brand ambassador

Consumer technology brand XTOUCH has signed Bollywood actress Sunny Leone as its brand ambassador. Leone currently has more than 1.9 million followers on Twitter. The Bollywood superstar will feature in a new integrated marketing campaign for XTOUCH, which will run simultaneously on print, electronic, online and social media channels as well as in-store promotions for the next year. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Monday 20 March 2017

Extra sales reach US$1 billion in 2016

Saudi retail giant Extra’s sales for full year 2016 were flat at US$1 billion. The company’s operating income fell 57% year-on-year to US$6.29m, with after-tax profits dropping to just US$560,000 compared to US$13.1m in 2015. Extra’s financial report showed that selling and marketing expenses were US$9.1m higher in 2016 compared to 2015, hitting US$120.9m. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Tuesday 14 March 2017

Souq.com opens service centre in Dubai

Middle East e-tailer and online marketplace Souq.com has whipped the covers off its first customer experience centre, located on Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai. The move to open a physical space highlights the complexities of new omnichannel supply models embracing both offline and online. Souq.com claims that the new facility will make life more convenient for customers as well as sellers across the UAE. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Tuesday 14 March 2017

Al-Futtaim refreshes Aftron brand

UAE-based Al-Futtaim’s consumer electronics brand Aftron has been relaunched after a complete rebrand and supply chain restructure. The company hopes it can double Aftron sales across several categories during the next 12 months. Aftron, which has been in the UAE market for more than 23 years, now has more than 150 SKUs spanning air-conditioning, white goods and other household electronics, along with a completely new look. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Tuesday 14 March 2017

Jarir Bookstore opens new store in Medina

Saudi Arabian tech retail giant Jarir Bookstore recently opened a new showroom in Medina, taking its store network inside the Kingdom to 39. Jarir’s total store network now numbers 47, including its outlets outside of Saudi Arabia. The new Medina showroom on King Abdullah Road spans more than 4000 square metres. Jarir Bookstore invested more than US$16m in its latest outlet. More than 60% of the staff employed at the new store are Saudi Arabian. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Monday 6 March 2017

Mobile growth continues in MEA markets

Research company Counterpoint reckons that mobile handset shipments in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region were up 16% year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2016. Smartphones represented 80% of the handset shipments in the region. The MEA region accounted for 14% of total global shipments in the fourth quarter of 2016. In comparison, China and India combined accounted for 37% of global handset shipments, according to Counterpoint. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Monday 6 March 2017

XTOUCH recognises Redington’s role

Consumer electronics brand XTOUCH has named Middle East and Africa distribution giant Redington as its best strategic partner of the year for 2016. XTOUCH recognised Redington for its outstanding contribution it has made towards the growth of XTOUCH brand in the region. Since 2013, the two companies have been working closely to build XTOUCH’s brand in the smartphone market and increase market share. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Sunday 19 February 2017

Mitsumi adds HP supplies rights in Middle East

Mitsumi Distribution, a major IT, consumer electronics and telecoms distributor in the Middle East and Africa, has been appointed by HP Middle East as an authorised HP supplies distributor for the Middle East region. HP and Mitsumi already have a well-established alliance of 6 years. This agreement further extends Mitsumi’s East African distribution rights to also include the UAE, Oman, Bahrain, and Yemen. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Wednesday 15 February 2017

DISTREE Middle East moves to Dubai for 2017 event

DISTREE Middle East 2017 will take place on the 8-10th May at the Meydan Hotel in Dubai, UAE. The three-day channel event unites consumer technology brands and distributors with senior executives and buyers from the region’s leading retailers and e-tailers. Exhibitors pre-schedule one-on-one meetings with retailers and e-tailers attending the event, enabling them to target specific markets or channels for their product portfolio. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Tuesday 14 February 2017

Wistiki to expand channel reach in EMEA

France-based Wistiki has established a strong position in the market for trackers. The company’s key tracker will soon be joined by trackers for pets and even your wallet. Positioned as a premium tracker brand with an emphasis on high-quality design, Wistiki has achieved significant success in several countries around the world. Wistiki is now ready to expand into new markets and is attending DISTREE EMEA in Monaco this month to identify new distributors that can expand the brand’s geographic reach. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Monday 13 February 2017

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