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Discover how Bahrainis like to shop and pay online
More than 80% of Bahrainis shop online . Consumers spend more than US$1 billion a month with online merchants . The kingdom’s young population is digitally native. Recently, for instance, Bahrain was ranked number one globally for digital literacy among women . Popular online product categories in Bahrain include fashion, homeware and electronics .
Just over 80% of Bahrainis have a bank account. Alternative, non-credit card payments are already popular — and growing in volume . Popular payment methods in Bahrain include the bill-payment method Fawateer and the e-wallet Hyperwallet. Any e-commerce plan for kingdom should include an alternative-payments strategy.
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