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Start an E-Commerce Business in Dubai

Start an E-Commerce Business in Dubai

In the past decade, most businesses have decided to place their activities via the internet with the help of websites linked to the company’s services or other web pages registered in the retail sector. With plenty of online users interested in purchasing items on the internet, Dubai has rapidly become an important e-commerce player worldwide, and investors interested in opening a business in this field should first of all register an LLC in Dubai, one of the most popular business entities in the UAE. Information and legal assistance regarding this matter can be obtained from our lawyers in Dubai.

Opening an LLC in Dubai

Each activity, whether established online or not, must be registered through a limited liability company which can be set up by at least two shareholders having no minimum share capital in Dubai. The registration process starts with the Department of Economic Development in Dubai and with complete legal assistance from our Dubai attorneys. Once the certificate of incorporation has been issued, the businessman should apply for the necessary license or permit, in order to legally start the activities. As a recommendation, you can develop your online activities in Dubai’s free trade zones and benefit from tax-free services for the chosen domain. 

Important things to consider when starting the e-commerce business in Dubai

With about 200 million people registered as online customers in Dubai, according to the latest statistics, an investor can easily decide for the proper category to activate in it. Even if the traditional stores found in malls and in all kind of corner shops in Dubai are still preferred by both locals and tourists, the e-commerce business is even more attractive and in a continuous expansion. Individuals, who want to explore the retail sector on the internet and the ways in which it can generate profits, should consider the services of a website developer in order to create an attractive and easy to use website.

Proper marketing and social media solutions are top requirements for opening and maintaining a website for your e-commerce business. We mention that the authorities in the UAE have implemented several initiatives to sustain the e-commerce business and to raise the confidence among customers.

If you want more details about how to establish an e-commerce business in Dubai, please do not hesitate to contact our law firm in Dubai.