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du & Shopmatic to collaborate on e-Commerce platform for SME customers

du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has announced a Partnership Agreement with Shopmatic, which will see the two organizations collaborate to launch an e-commerce web solution that will serve the UAE’s Small-to-Medium Enterprise (SME) sector.

The announcement took place at du’s stand during GITEX Technology Week, in which du reiterated its positioning as a leading one-stop-shop for SMEs seeking digitally transformative business solutions and products.
In the UAE’s highly digitalised marketplaces, e-commerce has emerged as a vital business function for SME players. With the launch of innovative Digital Services, du’s objective is to give the confidence to retailers to scale up their business online with an intuitive unlimited e-commerce platform for an unbeatable price.

With Dubai’s Development of Economic Department (DED) introducing various e-trading licenses highlighting the city as an e-commerce hub, traders are now able to obtain an “e-trader” license that allows them to conduct business like selling products or services through popular social media applications.

Through du’s commitment to empowering business continuity and growth, this partnership will enable du to offer customers an enriched digital service in the form of a white label e-commerce platform with a 3, 6 or 12-month Subscription-based payment option. Customers can also avail of a Transaction model in which customers pay 3% each transaction and no monthly fee.

The du White label solution is easy to setup and manage and customers can simply modify the e-shop without the need of developers. This removes the hassle of hosting and deployment, programming, payment gateway, and site maintenance.

The solution also offers plugins for integrated local payment gateway, delivery, and email campaigns, while offering best-in-class support and security. The e-commerce platform, which enables du SME customers to create an online shop in less than 15 minutes and enjoy subdomain and hosting

To explore this and other innovations that are shaping the future of digital human experiences, visit du’s GITEX Technology Week stand in [insert GITEX stand location].