Consumers do not believe that their personal details will be kept secure, and suitable payment systems are still not generally available. At the same time, UAE banks charge more for online credit card transactions than for those in malls. Are you afraid to shop online? Why or why not? What else needs to be done for you to shop online?
Are you afraid to shop online in the UAE?
Online business in the region hampered by a lack of suitable payment mechanisms and a general distrust by consumers.