|Type of site||E-commerce|
|Available in||English & Arabic|
Taw9eel.com (Tawseel General Tranding W.L.L.) is a Kuwait-based electronic commerce company which is currently the biggest online retailer in Kuwait. Headquartered in Kuwait, the company has local sales & logistic offices in Riyadh and Dubai. Currently, Tawseel, owns and operates two websites, Taw9eel.com and Sheeel.com The origin of the company and main website name comes from the Arabic Language, where the Arabic word Tawseel, (Arabic:توصيل) translates to the word delivery in the English language.
Tawseel, has won the Kuwait e-Awards in two consecutive years (2010 & 2011). The Kuwait e-Awards is sponsored by the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS), and is arranged in cooperation with the World Summit Award. In 2010, Tawseel won first place in the Kuwait e-Awards for Taw9eel.com. In 2011, Tawseel was again, awarded first place in the Kuwait e-Awards under the e-commerce category, for its newly launched website Sheeel.com, only three months after launch.
Tawseel, sells similar product lines through two websites. Taw9eel.com, uses as more traditional e-commerce website sales model while Sheeel.com utilizes a deal-of-the-day sales model. Tawseel product lines include groceries, consumer electronics, kitchen items, tools, toys & games, baby products, special apparel, sporting goods, health-care items, books, beauty products, and groceries. The website marketing efforts is focused on driving traffic using social media outlets such as Twitter and Facebook. In terms of accessibility, both Tawseel website are viewable via a normal website using desktop browser and a Webapp using Smartphones.
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