We Got 5 Invites: Sukar, a Private e-Commerce Club From Jabbar Launches
Today is the launch of SUKAR (Sukar profile on arabcrunch.net,) a new type of startup that Jabbar ( the company that emerged after Yahoo Maktoob deal) invested in with a close to 5 millions $ USD, according to sources.
Sukar which means sugar in Arabic is an e-commrece site that is different than any other as it is a private shopping club, for selected group of people, aiming to reach a very selective niche market never approached online in the Arab world, with interesting offers for everyone in the household; females, males and kids.
Sukar works by running new discounted campaigns for the best brands every week with new sales events and new products lines, this week the site features very well known brands such DIESEL and D&G with discount rates sometimes up to 70%.
The site has a very appealing user interface, as the user experience offers users a feel of elegance and style touched by little yellow to indicate uniqueness, both colours match the “target sophisticated segment”!! The site owners say that the models that are used to display different out fits are hired by Sukar exclusively offering users to text different sizes visually.
In the backend side, Sukar does its own fulfillment and accept payment via Cash on delivery, Jabbar’s CASHU and all major credit cards. and offers live customer support via chat or phone.
Sukar is founded by Saygin Yalcin who comes originaly from germany but he is with Turkish origins, and is also cofounded by Ahmed Alkhatib acting as CTO where he brings his experience he had accumulated in Silicon Valley with leading firms including MySpace.com, Zazzle.com, Disney.com, Ebay.com and many other high-profiles, high-traffic web presence ecommerce platforms.
(We got 5 invites, if you want an invite to sukar leave a comment with a valid email address below.)