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Majed M. al-Tahan was not destined to rest on his laurels with a degree in architecture from King Abdul Aziz University. A stint as a real estate developer only built up his appetite for the next big idea.

Now Founder and CEO of AYM, and MD of Danube App, Majed was born in a well-known family in Jeddah. Yet he endeavored to do something different, which took him to London over a decade ago. Here he found in his path breakthrough technology, innovative ideas and gave him the opportunity to partner with like-minded professionals.

Majed quickly tapped the potential of online shopping and figured its out that this could change the face of retail and e-commerce for Saudi Arabia. In other words, he leveraged this opportunity by integrating digital habits of consumers with a strong retail brand presence.

As a result, Saudi-based retail giant, Danube, which is a supermarket chain part of the Bin Dawood Group, launched a new e-commerce platform. Danube has been a market leader for over 30 years.

The App attack

The Danube App is live in Jeddah, Riyadh and Al Khobar at the moment and is likely to be made available across the country by end of the year.

By launching this first-of-its-kind e-commerce platform in the country, Majed has established himself as a game changer for the region’s retail space, aligned with Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 for building sophisticated infrastructures and is estimated to employ over 1,000 Saudis. Read More …

The Danube App is live in Jeddah, Riyadh and Al Khobar at the moment and is likely to be made available across the country by end of the year. By launching this first-of-its-kind e-commerce platform in the country, Majed has established himself as a game changer for the region’s retail space, aligned with Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 for building sophisticated infrastructures and is estimated to employ over 1,000 Saudis.