5 April 2015

AWOK.com announces plans to expand beyond UAE, launch a mobile app

Source: AWOK.com. Ulugbek Yulshadev, founder of AWOK.com, the e-commerce site which is now celebrating its second year anniversary.

AWOK.com, the UAE-based online shopping platform, hit the two-year mark in April 2015, and has seen a 500% increase in sales compared to its first year of trading. The company started off dealing in electronics and gadgets and now sells a wide selection of household appliances, jewellery, consumer electronics as well as health and beauty products. 

"AWOK.com's solid growth is testament to the brand's commitment in providing quality products at consistently low prices. Reaching this two-year milestone is a great achievement for AWOK.com and we look forward to achieving future growth in line with our third year targets. We are grateful to our loyal customers and are always striving for ways to identify and meet our consumers' needs," said Ulugbek Yuldashev, Managing Director of AWOK.com.
AWOK.com keeps prices low through sourcing directly from manufacturers, distributors and resellers. AWOK.com also runs operates all logistics in-house, with its own warehouse, a fleet of delivery vans as well as an in-house customer service team, passing savings directly on to the consumer. The company promises to deliver to customers in the UAE within 12 to 24 hours. 

The company now employs over 200 staff in the UAE and expects to extend its offerings to other countries in the region. The online platform will also be launching a mobile app later this year. 

"Our consumers already understand that online shopping is safe, easy and fast, and with our new mobile application they will be able to order must-have products directly from their mobile devices," said Yuldashev.