Iran has the second highest GDP in the Middle East, along with the largest population, and, in spite of having relatively low Internet connectivity rates and a small percentage of individuals buying online, Iran's Internet shoppers number is the largest in this region. According to the report, other factors favoring B2C E-Commerce growth include the wide ownership of debit cards.
The exclusion of U.S. and European B2C E-Commerce companies from Iran because of sanctions has fostered the growth of local companies. According to the report, the largest of these online merchants is Digikala, with a large double-digit share of the online market and the third most popular website in the country. Other local players include online marketplace Bamilo, online clothing outlets Modeseh and Shixon, group buying and daily deal operator Netbarg, online auction seller Esam, and others.
Sellers and well as buyers are optimistic about changes to come to the online market. Sellers in Iran hope to have international investors and partners while online shoppers hope to be able to broaden their choice of goods, particularly the selection of electronics, according to the report.
Key Questions Answered In This Report
- What is the current state and the prospects of the B2C E-Commerce market in Iran?
- How are the cancellation of economic sanctions expected to affect the online retail development in this country?
- What is the online penetration on the Iranian retail market?
- How many individuals in Iran are currently making purchases over the Internet?
- Who are the current leaders of Internet retailing in Iran?
Key Topics Covered:
1. Management Summary
2. Overview and International Comparisons
4. Sales and Shares
5. Users and Shoppers
- Alibaba Group
- Iran Post Company
- Iranian Modern Business Company
- Rocket Internet
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