noon.com held an event to celebrate its sellers in Riyadh, KSA, recently. The e-commerce platform is helping transform the businesses of small and medium local companies, enabling sellers in Saudi to deliver across the Kingdom, giving them the tools they need to reach new online audiences. noon.com’s first seller event was an interactive session attended by Saudi businesses, including Saudi SME entrepreneurs, and featured a keynote and panel discussion led by Mohamed Alabbar, the founder of noon.
Addressing the audience, Alabbar said noon.com was created to offer a local platform for Saudi businesses to tap into the online marketplace, which is now the fastest-growing and has tremendous potential for growth. “More Saudis are investing in their own businesses – and creating inspiring success stories. A founding objective of noon has been to catalyse the growth of National businesses by offering a platform that provides them easy access to the larger marketplace. Trading is in our blood. Our forefathers were traders. E-commerce will also be in our blood. noon.com is a gift to the people of the region, a way of reclaiming our rich trading history for now and tomorrow,” he added.
The event provided an overview of what noon does for small and medium businesses and distributors, including mentoring and training in addition to offering a locally built platform to take their enterprises to the next level of growth. Several Saudi sellers presented their journey on noon.com, showing how Saudi businesses can effortlessly join the noon.com ecosystem and thrive online.
“noon.com is a home brand and proud to stem from the Kingdom to serve customers. The e-commerce platform was created with a simple vision – the serve, inspire and empower the region. With a view to becoming the region’s digital flagbearer, noon.com is creating an ecosystem that will give Saudi sellers a place to learn, grow and achieve – a home-grown company they can be proud of,” said the company in a statement.