Walmart’s $3.3bn acquisition

The retail giant looks to reinforce its position in the online retail market and take on its competitors.

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How to recover from failure

Is your business suffering from financial losses and looking to find success again? We offer top advice on the way moving forward…

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Master of Marketplaces: JadoPado’s Omar Kassim

JadoPado continues to dominate the e-commerce landscape and bring innovations to the market. SME Advisor digs deeper and gets a closer look at this ever-evolving business…

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Changing the world…one bench at a time
How does a start-up, pioneered by three MIT and Harvard graduates, manage to raise one million dollars in funding from the likes of Atlas Ventures and Cisco Systems? More importantly, how does it launch a prototype that not only attracts serious global attention, but is invited for a demo... Read more
The Big Debate – Delivery drones
Whether we like it or not, drones are here to stay. A recent study by the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) predicted that the drone industry is set to have a US$ 100 billion economic impact. This means that drones are soon going to be integrated across... Read more
Fashion at your fingertips

It’s got big-name brands and millions of loyal customers, but here’s what Namshi considers to be its biggest asset: talent. We got talking to the fashion retailer’s Co-founder and Managing Director – Hosam Arab…

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Signed, sealed, delivered

In a region where address and postal systems are not standardised, Fetchr is tracking success with its GPS-enabled mobile delivery app…

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E-commerce at crossroads
SME Advisor presents the following outlook by Ronaldo Mouchawar the man at the helm of the region’s most successful e-commerce site Souq.com. With high GDP per capita and the highest smartphone penetration rate in the world, the Middle East represents one of the fastest growing e-commerce markets globally –... Read more
Top business devices for your SMB

Etisalat announced the launch of a new Business Devices program offering SMB customers a comprehensive range of latest office devices at zero upfront cost and easy installment plans

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Exporting in the digital age

Many SME exporters still haven’t fully taken advantage of the new technologies, explains Dr. Ashraf Ali Mahate Head of Export Market Intelligence, Dubai Exports.

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