Digital Marketing Statistics & Metrics

More than 75% of Middle Eastern Online Shoppers Prefer Large Global Stores, 2016 | PayPal

E-Commerce & Retail | Africa

More than 75% of the Middle Eastern online shoppers prefer online large global stores such as Amazon or eBay when they purchase Cross-Border, while almost half of them doesn’t care about if the online retailer is based overseas or not.

In Africa, there is a convergence between online shoppers who prefer large global stores and online shoppers who wouldn’t feel comfortable when making purchases from a foreign website that is not in their own language.

Over 75% of Middle East Consumers Prefer Large 'Global' Stores Such as Amazon or eBay, 2016 PayPal

A Graph Shows What Middle East Consumers Prefer.


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