Egypt’s Odiggo expands to Dubai, with Riyadh, rest of GCC to follow

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  • Date: 06/16/2021
  • Source: Arabian Business
  • Sector: Retail
  • Country: Egypt

Egypt’s Odiggo expands to Dubai, with Riyadh, rest of GCC to follow

Automotive tech app Oddigo has identified an opportunity in the $61 billion market for automotive parts and accessories in the MENA region. The start-up, which connects car owners with automotive parts and services, was launched in Egypt towards the end of 2019 and entered the UAE market on Wednesday. Its co-founders Ahmed Nasser and Ahmed Omar (who is also the CEO) told Arabian Business a launch in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, is soon to follow and that they have their eyes set on a GCC wide expansion in the medium term, followed by global growth in the future. New survey reveals attitudes have changed among GCC consumers compared to the start of the coronavirus pandemic In a wide-reaching interview, the duo explained that their business model would work well in the UAE where people are accustomed to taking care of their daily needs online. They also talked about the surprisingly positive impact of Covid-19 on their business. What market need does Odiggo answer? We answer a market need by connecting the best fitting suppliers and car service providers to the car owners, saving the latter precious time and effort. Odiggo receives the supply from the vendors, so our prices are cheaper…