Qnet media coverage - October 2013

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Media coverage of QNET's products and activities in Egypt in the month of October 2013

Text of Qnet media coverage - October 2013

  • QNet Evaluation Report October 2013

  • Key Activities Historical data

    Reputation Management via endorsing Qnets media relations program to enhance Qnets image amongst the Egyptian local press.

    Write ups / Press Releases ( Positive News)

    2 press releases circulated during October

    E-Commerce an important driver of the new economy in Egypt

    QNET chooses Egypts Ghada Hamadan as regional ambassador for skincare range .Published 31times in both Online and Print. -Total print coverage : 5 clips with mentioning Qnet name and the spokesperson . -Total online coverage : 26 hits IRN: -3 print and 2 online used e-commerce PR without mentioning QNet( Ahram twice and Gomhorya)

    Main Media channels of QNet news coverage: Print :- Al Akhbar; Alam al Youm; Egyptian Gazzette; Borsa; ICT News Online: Al Ahram ; Akhbar Al youm ; Moheet; Arab Finance; Forbes; Mubasher; Al Dostor, Zawya

  • s/n Announcement Market Number of Clips

    1 E-Commerce an important driver of the new economy in Egypt

    Egypt 23

    2 QNET chooses Egypts Ghada Hamdan as regional ambassador for skincare range

    Egypt

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    Content

  • 1- E-Commerce an important driver of the new economy in Egypt

  • E-Commerce an important driver of the new economy in Egypt

    A recent report in the Wall Street Journal points out that while the internet played a big role in the Arab Spring, inspiring a whole new generation of activists, it is now helping an increasing number of people to meet their financial aspirations in the Arab countries. With the rise of smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices that have become an integral part of our lifestyle, making it convenient to do everything from book tickets to ordering food online, e-commerce has become a game changer in an economy struggling to get back on its feet. Many young entrepreneurs are

    , an agzakhana.comturning to the Internet to fuel their business. The success of online start ups such as an online database of local elmenus.comonline shopping network for pharmaceutical products and

    restaurants which has thousands of users signing up each month to order food from over 1,200 restaurants, shows that political uncertainty is not slowing down at least one segment of the economy eCommerce. Mr. Haldun ARIN- Chief Operating Officer for QNET-one of Asias leading direct selling companies that uses e-commerce at its core, attributes the companys successful expansion into the MENA region to the power of e-commerce. Arinexplained that while Direct Selling as an industry in its modern form has been around for more than 50 years, the global connectivity provided by the Internet changed the industry drastically. QNet was one of the early adopters of e-commerce in the direct selling industry in Asia, which helped the company reach out to customers all over the world. This helped the company expand its presence outside Asia, particularly in the MENA region in a relatively short span of time. While e-commerce in post-revolution Egypt is picking up with hundreds of new startups in the past few years, industry observers warn of hurdles such as a relatively low internet penetration and security while shopping online. The potential however is huge. that there is a tremendous business-to-business potential for e-commerce in the country.

  • Mr. Haldun says, We have invested significantly in providing a secure platform for our customers to ensure their online shopping experience with us is safe and enjoyable. We have COMODO Hackerproof Security Accreditation and use a Cloud-based Data Center with 3 Tier Multi LayerSecurity.Additionally, we have also secured DDOS protection to combat any attacks on our e-commerce portal efficiently without affecting our customer experience. QNets customers purchase a wide range of high value products and services ranging from wellness and nutrition products to online education courses, watches and jewelleryto holidays and vacation memberships from QNetseCommerce portal from around the world. The company names Egypt as one of its top 5 markets. According to research by PayPal, the popular online payment solutions company that launched its operations in the region late last year, spending online in the MENA region will grow from USD 9 billion in 2012 to USD 15 billion by 2015. In a study published by Visa, the global financial services company recently, Egypt ranks as No.1 in the entire MENA region in e-sales with USD 3.2 billion worth transactions in 2011. Egypt currently has an internet penetration rate of over 35% and this is expected to grow by 40% annually, the Visa study showed. With

    actual computer penetration being higher in the business community, the study suggests

  • Publication: Al Akhbar

    Country: Egypt

    Circulation: 1,091,859

    Language: Arabic

    Summary: A recent report in the Wall Street Journal points out that while the internet played a big role in the Arab Spring, inspiring a whole new generation of activists, it is now helping an increasing number of people to meet their financial aspirations in the Arab countries.

    Headline: E-Commerce supports the new economy in Egypt Date: October 24th 2013

  • Publication: Allam Al Youm

    Country: Egypt

    Circulation: 164,070

    Language: Arabic

    Summary: A recent report in the Wall Street Journal points out that while the internet played a big role in the Arab Spring, inspiring a whole new generation of activists, it is now helping an increasing number of people to meet their financial aspirations in the Arab countries.

    Headline: Report: the internet contributes in meeting financial expectations for individuals in the Arab World Date: October 24th 2013

  • Publication: Egyptian Gazette

    Country: Egypt

    Circulation: 110,000

    Language: English

    Summary: A recent report in the Wall Street Journal points out that while the internet played a big role in the Arab Spring, inspiring a whole new generation of activists, it is now helping an increasing number of people to meet their financial aspirations in the Arab countries.

    Headline: E-Commerce boosts Egypt economy Date: October 26th 2013

  • Publication: ICT News

    Country: Egypt

    Circulation: 10,000

    Language: Arabic

    Summary: A recent report in the Wall Street Journal points out that while the internet played a big role in the Arab Spring, inspiring a whole new generation of activists, it is now helping an increasing number of people to meet their financial aspirations in the Arab countries.

    Headline: E-commerce works as a gateway for investments to pass to the Egyptian market . Date: October 27th 2013

  • Publication: Al Borsa

    Country: Egypt

    Circulation: 63,595

    Language: Arabic

    Summary: A recent report in the Wall Street Journal points out that while the internet played a big role in the Arab Spring, inspiring a whole new generation of activists, it is now helping an increasing number of people to meet their financial aspirations in the Arab countries.

    Headline: The spread of internet in Egypt creates an economy for e-commerce QNet: E-commerce contributes in our presence in the region. Egypt is one of the top 5 markets Date: October 30th 2013

  • Publication: Moheet

    Country: Egypt

    Link: http://bit.ly/16mRyRM

    Language: Arabic

    Summary:

    A recent report in the Wall Street Journal points out that while the internet played a big role in the Arab Spring, inspiring a whole new generation of activists, it is now helping an increasing number of people to meet their financial aspirations in the Arab countries.

    Headline: Report: Internet contributes to meet all the financial expectations of various individuals Date: October 21st 2013

  • Publication: Arab Finance

    Country: Egypt

    Link: http://bit.ly/1daFx46

    Language: Arabic

    Summary:

    A recent report in the Wall Street Journal points out that while the internet played a big role in the Arab Spring, inspiring a whole new generation of activists, it is now helping an increasing number of people to meet their financial aspirations in the Arab countries.

    Headline: Report: e-commerce is an important factor for creating a new economy in Egypt Date: October 21st 2013

  • Publication: Arab Finance

    Country: Egypt

    Link: http://bit.ly/1dezQBX

    Language: English

    Summary:

    A recent report in the Wall Street Journal points out that while the internet played a big role in the Arab Spring, inspiring a whole new generation of activists, it is now helping an increasing number of people to meet their financial aspirations in the Arab countries.

    Headline: Report: e-commerce is an important factor for creating a new economy in Egypt Date: October 21st 2013

  • Publication: Zawya

    Country: Egypt

    Link: http://bit.ly/1gE84RP

    Language: English

    Summary:

    A recent report in the Wall Street Journal points out that while the internet played a big role in the Arab Spring, inspiring a whole new generation of activists, it is now helping an increasing number of people to meet their financial aspirations in the Arab countries.

    Headline: E-Commerce an important driver of the new economy in Egypt Date: October 21st 2013

  • Publication: ICT Business

    Country: Egypt

    Link: http://bit.ly/19Zjus6

    Language: Arabic

    Summary:

    A recent report in the Wall Street Journal points out that while the internet played a big role in the Arab Spring, inspiring a whole new generation of activists, it is now helping an