Union Coop Dubai Supports e-Trader Projects
The Business Registration and Licensing (BRL) sector at Dubai Economy has signed an agreement with Union Coop and Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (du), in which Union Coop will set up special displays for the products offered by companies with e-Trader licenses in the various retail outlets of Union Coop.
The agreement with du will see the telecom company offering exclusive communications plans that would help e-Trader license holders get better communications with their customers.
The agreement seeks to support and promote entrepreneurs whose projects are run through social networking, a manifestation of Dubai Economy commitment to facilitating the work of e-Traders and ensuring their sustainability, boosting their competitiveness and sustainability in Dubai.
The agreement was signed by Omar Bushahab, CEO of BRL sector at Dubai Economy, Suhail Al Bastaki, Director of the Happiness and Marketing Department at Union Coop, and Ahmed Ali Bu Ruhaima, First Deputy Chairman of Governmental Relations at Du. After the signing, a presentation featuring a number of e-Trader projects was organized at the Smart Lounge in the Business Village of Dubai Economy.
Omar Bushahab said “It pleases us today to announce our strategic partnership with Union Coop and du to support carries of e-Trader licenses. We value this initiative that proves the solidarity among various business communities and the efforts of private sector entrepreneurs to support up-and-coming projects and give them the opportunity to enter the local market and compete in it by displaying their products and services, thereby stimulating the economic process in Dubai and in the UAE in general.”
Bu Shahab said that “the Dubai Economy is working to provide an ideal environment and present an active mechanism for organizing commercial work in Dubai. Our current partnerships represents the beginning of the road towards overcoming obstacles affecting traders who work via social networking pages. With the e-Trader program, Dubai Economy provided facilitations for entrepreneurs by enabling them to participate in expos at the UAE. The next stage will witness enhancing cooperation with specialists in the business sector, in addition to organizing specialized programs that allow entrepreneurs to make more use of their commercial activities.”
In turn, Suhail Al Bastaki said “As a national economic entity, we are committed to establishing strategic partnerships related to added-value initiatives for clients that benefit all sides in order to help create a safe investment environment.” He pointed out that the Coop will provide support to e-Traders by setting up spaces to display their products at its retail outlets throughout Dubai.
“As specialists in retail with the necessary experience and knowledge to manage and run retail outlets, and due to the quality of the products and services we provide to consumers, this will reflect positively on the success of the initiative by supplying owners of e-Trader projects and guiding them towards the best global practices in trade and retail,” Al Bastaki added.
For his part, Ahmed Ali Bu Ruhaima said “In light of the development witnessed in Dubai in all sectors, and with the inclination of the UAE population to rely more on modern technology and its benefits, we at du seek to contribute actively to the growth of e-commerce in the UAE. This is done by providing support for the e-Trader initiative by providing more special tools, methods, and communications services that should support businessmen and entrepreneurs to carry out their commercial activities, thereby contributing to establishing solid basis they can rely on to market their products professionally and achieve more prosperity.”