Noon’s back-to-school sale offers up to 80 per cent discounts

Online retailer Noon is hosting its back-to-school sale until August 31, offering shoppers deals at checkout and discounts of up to 80 per cent.

Students’ lunchboxes and schoolbags from several brands, such as Skiphop and Eazy Kids, are available for under AED109.

After discounts of up to 75 per cent, educational devices for children, including toy laptops, liquid-crystal display writing tables and soft books, are priced lower than AED50.

Shoppers can also find bulk discounts on products. Stationery bundles of 72 products are priced at AED99.

Study furniture, such as chairs, desks and book cabinets, are discounted by up to 70 per cent.

Also discounted are electronic devices from several international brands, including Apple, Samsung, Sony, Lenovo, Huawei and MI,

Customers can find discounts of up to 40 per cent on desktops, 50 per cent on tablets and accessories and 60 per cent on laptops.

Noon also offers discounts for shoppers using cards from partnered banks.

When shopping with Mashreq Noon VIP credit cards, customers will receive 5 per cent unlimited cashback.

Those using their Mashreq Noon VIP savings account will receive 2 per cent cashback.

Holders of cards from Emirates National Bank of Dubai are eligible to receive an extra 15 per cent discount at checkout.

When spending at least AED100 on Noon’s mobile application, customers using cards issued by Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank will receive an additional 20 per cent discount.

Until the end of the month, shoppers can also enjoy free delivery on all orders.

Noon is set to acquire Namshi, UAE-based fashion and lifestyle e-commerce site, for $335.2 million.

The online retailer, launched in 2017 with a capital investment of $1 billion, reported $251.7 million in sales last year, with the UAE as its largest market and Saudi Arabia as a close second.

Electronics and media brought in the greatest revenue.

Last year, Mohammed Alabbar, founder and director of Noon, shared the company’s plans to invest over $2 billion over the next three years to ensure deliveries to customers in less than 20 minutes wherever possible.