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Company Maktoob


Other Maktoob Products is the largest e-commerce site in the Arab world operating a retail and marketplace model.

Established in 2005, and often tagged as the “Amazon of the Middle East”, has successfully pioneered online shopping in the region, meeting buyers and sellers’ needs with a best in class website and trusted payment and fulfillment solutions. Today attracts over 23 million visits per month, 6.2 million registered users, and is fast growing as more consumers shop online in the Arab world. features more than 400,000 products from international and local brands at competitive prices, in 15+ categories in consumer electronics, fashion, lifestyle, health and beauty, home and babies. offers a convenient and safe online shopping experience with online payments, option to pay cash on delivery and free returns.

Headquartered in Dubai, UAE, caters to the needs of local markets with commercial offices in Egypt, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, and a technical and development center in Jordan and India.

Recent Milestones

  • Check — Raised $75m from Nasper's Limited (3/24/14)
    Posted 3/24/14 at 3:38am via
  • Check — Raised $40m from Nasper's Limited and Tiger Global. (10/1/12)
    Posted 3/24/14 at 3:39am via




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