Here are a few interesting facts to pull out:

  • The e-commerce market share in Saudi will hit $13.3 billion USD in 2015

  • Cash on delivery (COD) is the dominant payment method, at 75%

  • Online retail is expected to account for up to 8% of Saudi Arabia’s total economy in 2015

  • 25% of Saudi internet users are already active in e-commerce

  • Arabic is the dominant language in the e-commerce space

  • Electronics are the most popular purchase made online

  • Regional Arabic e-stores are preferred over their foreign counterparts