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Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Uber Eats to launch in Cairo and Saudi Arabia this year

Uber will launch is Uber Eats service in Cairo and Riyadh sometime this year, according to a company statement. “The expansion comes on the back of Uber Eats success in the UAE, where orders grew by 169% in the 2nd semester of 2017 only, and the number of restaurants opening their doors on the app increased twofold, to more than a thousand active today,” Uber says. The company is “partnering with national and local restaurants to bring the convenience of the Uber Eats app to more people in the region … [Uber is] doubling down on creating a localised version of the app that meets the needs of the Arabic speaking population,” says Nic Robertson, General Manager, Uber Eats Middle East and Africa.

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