Launch of price-comparison app

Spread the love aims to be a one-stop shop and virtual mall, fully respecting and protecting consumer rights. will enable a virtual tour of leading hypermarkets, compare prices of groceries and other essentials, and feature an online option to submit consumer complaints. available on both Android and Apple platforms.

Dubai price comparison website
A screengrab of the price-comparison website launched by the Dubai Government

Dubai has launched a price comparison website, as part of the government’s vision to transform Dubai into an innovative m-Government.

Targeted at price-conscious customers, the new price comparison website enables anyone to browse through shelves of leading hypermarkets and stores in Dubai, compare brands and prices, and make their purchase decisions 24/7.

The first of its kind in the region, is part of integrated advanced technology to enhance customer convenience and build on Dubai’s reputation as a shopping destination. The smartphone applications, available on iPhones and Android platforms, will further expand the ease of access and utility of the new facility.

H.E. Sami Al Qamzi; “The Department of Economic Development is looking at all possible service channels where we can integrate smart technology to enhance customer convenience in line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai to transform Dubai into an innovative m-Government. will complement our efforts in this direction.” — His Excellency Sami Al Qamzi, Director General, DED.

Consumers can search by their preferred brand, price or outlet to find all options available and add items to their shopping carts online to find the net price of goods purchased. The website and App lists all major hypermarkets and their merchandise thus helping customers to plan their shopping even before visiting a store or mall.

Updates on mall-wide as well as store-wise promotions and offers will appear on the new website.

Omar Bushahab; “ brings fast-growing Internet and mobile technology closer to our daily lives. Since the UAE has a high broadband and smart phone penetration rate will be a handy shopping option for a significant section of the resident population.

The website and App helps cut down on the time people spent for shopping for grocery and other essential stuff. More important is the convenient and transparent way of shopping it offers to the price-conscious consumer. Both retailers and consumers will benefit from the new website and App. — Omar Bushahab, Chief Executive Officer, Commercial Compliance and Consumer Protection (CCCP) sector in DED

CCCP will work closely with the retail outlets listed on to update all information available on the website, including the prices of items, every week and provide accurate information to consumers. More outlets and items will also be added in due course to make the website as comprehensive as possible.

Omar Bushahab; “Our objective is to make a one-stop shop and virtual mall that fully respect and protect consumer rights, including their right to information and freedom of choice. Consumers now have the privilege of having all required information related to their daily shopping on their fingertips.”

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