How to start eCommerce Marketplace in Saudi Arabia

Updated 25 October 2021

The rise of the eCommerce has brought an enormous change in the way of purchasing and selling products on the marketplace in Saudi Arabia. Here we are going to discuss how you can start your own eCommerce marketplace in Saudi Arabia.

KSA marketplace

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has shown a very keen interest in online shopping. Currently, there are about 12.95 million eCommerce users in the country with an expected increase of 6.34 million by 2022.

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The revenue generated by eCommerce websites currently is  6.13 billion USD and is expected to increase by 9.41 billion USD within one or two years. Fashion and Electronics products are the favourites categories in KSA.

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Rise of eCommerce in MENA region

For the last few years, the number of internet users in the MENA region has increased with a great swing that also results in the increase in online buyers where UAE and Saudi Arabia are the fastest growing eCommerce market.

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Compound Average Growth Rate of the eCommerce market in the MENA region is expected to follow a great rise by 2020

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Arabic Language by Default

To launch an eCommerce marketplace in the MENA region it will be more satisfactory for the people of those regions if they can read the website in their regional language that is Arabic.

Arabic comes under the top 5 most spoken languages in the world and under the top 10 languages used on the Internet.

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Popular eCommerce websites in KSA.

These are some of the most popular eCommerce websites

Go for Bagisto

With the help of Bagisto, you can create an eCommerce website that ticks all the necessity that is required to create an eCommerce website. You can easily create your own online marketplace and provide support in the Arabic language

How to start eCommerce Marketplace in Saudi Arabia

With the help of extension Laravel Multivendor Marketplace, you can easily create an eCommerce marketplace in Bagisto where different vendors can sell their products in a single online store.

It also allows various privileges to Admin and Sellers.

Admin end:-

Sellers end:-

  • Management of product from a dedicated dashboard.
  • Seller branding.
  • Transparency between customers and sellers.
  • Sellers can also add multiple images for the products.
  • Can add new products and add existing products.
  • Seller Can also add special pricing.
  • Edit Shop URL, Shop image, and details for the shop.

PWA Support

Now you can also create a Progressive Web Application(PWA) in Bagisto for your eCommerce website that gives the full feel like a Native app and fill have full functionality of an eCommerce website.

As the number of Smartphone users are increasing day by day this can be a major factor to boost up the business so that people can access your eCommerce website anytime and anywhere and can also do purchase whenever they want by using their phones.


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The PWA created in Bagisto by using the extension Laravel eCommerce PWA will have several features like can be accessed in low connectivity and even can be added to the home screen.

According to the stats, Smartphones are the most preferred device in the MENA region for online shopping with a rate of 58% followed by the second most preferred that are computers having a rate of 33% and 9% prefer tablets for online purchase.

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Saas-based system

Bagisto is an online e-commerce platform that helps anyone to start their e-commerce store within few minutes without any technical requirement.

Bagisto provides you the entire front end and backend of the eCommerce platform with hosting space.SaaS based model for bagisto

Multi-Company Module

The Saas-based multi-company module is an eCommerce virtual mall, where multiple-vendor can sign-up and create their own eCommerce store with their domain name.

Easy to set up and customize

You can easily set up your eCommerce store by using the laravel SaaS module, and you can easily customize your store as per your needs because in SaaS module customization is very easy.

Built on world best Open source technology

Bagisto is an open source platform that is built on laravel.  It provides by default template, there are many more features that make the Bagisto so powerful eCommerce platform.

End to End payment integration

In Laravel eCommerce SaaS solution there is by the default payment method that is PayPal, if you want it as an extra payment gateway in your store then you can also customize it.

Easy to Scale

It is scalable because there is no limit on the number of product uploading or creating a category. So that is a very helpful big Sellers so they can sell their products without any issue.

Support by All kind of Cache handlers

Caching is the most important factor to improve your web performance of the website. Laravel eCommerce SaaS solution supports all types of cache handler.



Bagisto can definitely be a game changer in MENA region. With a number of exquisite features and Arabic as one of the default language, you can easily set up your online store within a few minutes.

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