The literacy of Black Friday is more than that of Cyber Monday, but guess what? Cyber Monday is prolonged and sometimes, offers even more discounts than Black, Yellow or White Friday.

Cyber Monday was born in the year 2005 as an authentic online sale rivaling Black Friday sale, which was initially a brick-and-mortar tradition following Thanksgiving. Though the idea of American Black Friday went global, the name, however, was not appealing much. White Friday and Yellow Friday was born in the Middle East, thanks to homegrown e-commerce such as Souq and Noon.

Here is everything you need to know about Cyber Monday in the Middle East

What is Cyber Monday?

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An online shopping extravaganza that falls on Monday following Thanksgiving is called Cyber Monday. The reason why the sale happens on Monday is strategic. Studies have shown, that unlike brick-and-mortar shopping experience, online shoppers prefer to shop on Monday when they are at work. Sneaky much? We are all guilty of it!

Millions of online shoppers flock the internet on Cyber Monday to bag the best deals and discounts that they may have missed on Black Friday. Small and large retailers go neck in neck to get maximum customers on board, no wonder Cyber Mondays have generated $7.9 billion in sales while Black Friday stands at $6.2 billion.

Black Friday vs. Cyber Monday

Black Friday is a household name for getting the maximum discount but it turns out, Cyber Mondays give better deals than Black Friday.  The shopper also tends to shop more and save more on Cyber Mondays.

However, better deals are not the only sealing point. Cyber Monday offers to tend to last more and the crowd is much less. Experts suggest that it’s best to purchase expensive products such as gadgets, on Cyber Monday over Black Friday. Clothing items are best discounted on Black Fridays while gadgets are best to purchase on Cyber Monday.

How is Cyber Monday in the Middle East?

The very fact that this article is still relevant proves that Cyber Monday lasts long in the Middle East. Cyber Monday launches at different times across the Middle East and North Africa region but offers great discounts on electronics, cosmetics, clothing and more.

Best Cyber Monday deals in the Middle East

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Our choicest Cyber Monday retailers

Noon

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Known for its Yellow Friday, Noon is now venturing to Cyber Mondays. Exciting deals of over 70% off on mobiles and kitchenwares as well as buy-one-get-one-free deals on watches and sunglasses make Noon’s Cyber Monday’s stand out. Find affordable deals on expensive cosmetics as well as gadgets and toys.

Namshi

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Thanks to Cyber Monday and UAE National Day in one, Namshi offers 48% discounts on over 800 brands. Dubai’s shopping website features global brands including Adidas, Nike, MANGO and more.

H&M

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While H&M’s Cyber Monday sale is brief, offering up to 60% off on selected items, CouponCodesME ensures you get the Cyber Monday sale, long afterward. The offers mainly include 10% off using the Cyber Monday code on the site.

KUL

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UAE’s budget-friendly e-commerce gives jaw-dropping discounts on all sales including Cyber Mondays. From cosmetics under AED 25 to Samsung mobiles under AED 599.

Emirates

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Emirates ensures you bag a great flying deal during Black Friday and Cyber Monday. This year, it was extra special since Cyber Monday and UAE’s 48th National Day fell on the same day. That is why you have offers such as 10% off on all Dubai fares as well 15% off on your next return flight.

6th Street

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This high street fashion wear boats 80% off on Cyber Mondays on all men, women, and kid’s wear for brands such as Puma and Aldo.