- Published: June 2012
- Region: United Arab Emirates
UAE B2C Ecommerce Industry Outlook and Forecast 2012 - 2015
- Published: April 2012
- Region: United Arab Emirates
- 35 Pages
- Oryx Business Intelligence
This report provides an overview of the Business to Consumer (B2C) Ecommerce sector globally with a specific focus on the UAE market. The report examines the prevailing situation globally and in the UAE by determining the current industry size, key market dynamics, and forecasts for growth in the future. With respect to the UAE, it focuses on the key emerging trends, basic growth drivers, and notable challenges in the industry. It also presents a future outlook spanning through to 2015 for the global and UAE B2C Ecommerce industry. Further, the report includes a SWOT analysis for the industry in the UAE as well as the potential impact the key trends will have for the players operating in the industry.
The 35 page report assembles and presents all the pertinent data along with the analysis of the data in a convenient and insightful manner. Interspersed with 21 data tables, figures and charts, the report provides an easy to understand and a definitive primer for those interested in the B2C Ecommerce industry in the UAE.
Some of the key findings include:
- B2C ecommerce in the UAE is in its infancy but is poised to take off.
- B2C ecommerce in the UAE is expected to grow at a CAGR of 22.2% to AED 15.9 billion in 2015.
- Group buying sites are driving growth in online retail.
- Lack of trust in online retailers and reluctance to use credit cards remain challenges to be overcome.
- The government is also working to promote ecommerce in the Country.
Scope of the Report
This report provides an overview of the business to consumer (B2C) ecommerce sector globally with a specific focus on the UAE market. The report examines the prevailing situation worldwide and in the UAE by determining the current industry size, key market dynamics, and forecasts for growth in the future. Specifically in the UAE, it focuses on the key emerging trends, basic growth drivers, and notable challenges in the industry. It also presents a future outlook spanning through to 2015 for the global and UAE B2C ecommerce industry. Further, the report includes a SWOT analysis for the industry in the UAE as well as the potential impact the key trends will have for the players operating therein.
B2C ecommerce technically encompasses all transactions taking place through electronic media including the internet, television and other electronic formats. For the purposes of this report Oryx Business Intelligence has interpreted B2C ecommerce as being transactions that have been concluded online. The definition of B2C ecommerce, as used by Oryx Business Intelligence for the purposes of this report, is inclusive of online travel and financial services, unless expressly specified. However, the definition of online retail excludes financial service transactions but includes online travel unless expressly specified. All data are based on research that has been detailed in official press releases of companies and governments, news articles, publicly available information and our internal database. SHOW LESS READ MORE >
1. Executive Summary
2.2 B2C Ecommerce
3. Industry Value Chain
4. Outlook and Trends
4.1 B2C ecommerce Retail Forecast 2012 – 2015
4.2 B2C ecommerce Trends
5. Competitive Landscape
6. SWOT Analysis – B2C Ecommerce
7. UAE B2C Ecommerce Industry
7.1 Current Situation
7.2 UAE B2C Ecommerce Players
7.3 Key Trends and Developments
8. UAE B2C Ecommerce – Huge Potential
8.1 B2C Ecommerce Growth Drivers
8.2 UAE B2C Ecommerce - The Future
8.3 Potential Impact on Players
9. SWOT Analysis – UAE B2C Ecommerce Industry
10. Ecommerce Company Profiles
Table of Figures
Figure 1. Internet User Growth
Figure 2. Top E-Retail Markets (2010)
Figure 3. Ecommerce Value Chain
Figure 4. Sample Ecommerce Players
Figure 5. Global Online Retail Market Forecast
Figure 6. Top Online Retail Categories (2010)
Figure 7. Growth Comparison - Global Device Unit & Global Mobile Data Traffic
Figure 8. Group Buying Sites in the UAE
Figure 9. UAE B2C Ecommerce Players
Figure 10. Top Ten Online Purchases in MENA (2010)
Figure 11. Top Online Purchases in the UAE (2010)
Figure 12. Barriers to Online Shopping
Figure 13. Internet Penetration in the Arab States (2011)
Figure 14. UAE Mobile Phone Handset Forecast (2011-2015)
Figure 15. UAE Mobile Phone Subscription Forecast (2011-2015)
Figure 16. GDP per capita (2011-2015)
Figure 17. Facebook Users
Figure 18. UAE B2C Ecommerce Outlook (2011–2015)
Figure 19. Investments in Internet Start-ups
Figure 20. Reported Growth of Ecommerce Industry Players
Figure 21. Potential Impact on Industry Players
Figure 21a. Potential Impact on Industry Players
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