Case Study eMahallat
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eMahallat – Building Mobile App for Yemen’s Most Popular Online Marketplace


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eMahallat is an online shopping platform from Yemen that allows customers to shop an extensive collection of products from the comfort of their homes.

Further, the marketplace offers multiple payment methods, faster shipping services to major Yemen cities and select international destinations.

In this case study we will learn how CS-Cart marketplace mobile app was used to develop eMahallat Android and iOS apps.

Ecommerce in Yemen – Market Overview

The current e-commerce sector in Yemen is still in a slow-growing state. There are only a limited number of ecommerce websites where consumers do online shopping:

E-commerce could be a significant opportunity for economic development in Yemen, which has one of the highest unemployment rates in the world.

As mentioned in a recent article by Wamda a recent survey by consultancy firm Kepios states that roughly 73.2 per cent of the 30.2 million population has no access to the internet.

The reason is, that it is mainly down to the prevalence of illiteracy, especially in rural areas and border towns, while only 26.7 per cent, amounting to nine million people are active internet users.

Yemen Online Shopping Marketplace

eMahallat online shopping marketplace allows customers to browse, explore additionally purchase a wide range of products from the comfort of their own homes.


The Yemen online marketplace is built on the CS-Cart e-commerce platform. It is a popular choice for business owners who are looking for an opensource ecommerce solution.

Mobikul, a mobile app builder for various e-commerce platforms, played a pivotal role in helping eMahallat enhance its online marketplace.

To begin with, after being impressed by the multi-vendor marketplace solution, eMahallat sought our team’s assistance in extending their business reach through mobile commerce.

Yemen Online Shopping Mobile App

Let’s dive into the top features and benefits of the eMahallat Yemen online shopping mobile app:

Arabic RTL Mobile App

Since Arabic is the official language of Yemen, the mobile app is needed to support the RTL Arabic language view.




Besides the RTL language view in the mobile app, the eMahallat marketplace application has an English view as well.

Mobile App Homepage customization

Several design changes exists in the Home Page product titles, adding icons and the home screen design, the colours of the app layout, pages and product’s frame and added links to the banners.




The mobile app development team listed the categories icons after the main banners and added five fixed icons (Category, All Vendors, Home, Cart and Account) to the bottom of the Apps.

Filters and sort-by options

eMahallat offers a simple and intuitive user interface, designed to make your shopping experience seamless and enjoyable.




So, as requested by eMahallat, Mobikul helped with the filter, sort, and organizing button and putting them on the top.

With advanced search capabilities, dynamic filters, and easy navigation, finding the products, brands, and stores customers desire becomes easier.

Mobile Listing Page Customization

From mobile phones and fashion wear to electronics, accessories, and more, eMahallat boasts an extensive collection of products across multiple categories.




Mobikul team provided assistance in custom-designed the product page and offered functionality to display a block of similar products as a carousel scroll, like in the example above.

You can confidently explore their massive inventory and find exactly what you need without any hassle.

Payment Method Integrations in Mobile App

eMahallat understands that each customer has unique preferences when it comes to shopping and thus provides multiple payment methods.

With this in mind, the marketplace mobile app was integrated with three payment methods same as the website:




To ensure a convenient and secure payment experience on the web platform, our CS-Cart developers integrated the same payment gateways on the marketplace website as well.

With this Yemen shopping mobile app, customers can easily decide through which payment option they want to place an order.

Seamless Account Management

The eMahallat app allows customers to effortlessly manage their profiles change their passwords also save products to wish lists.




The shopping lists and carts are automatically synchronized across devices (web and mobile apps). Thus enabling a seamless experience every time customers shop.

Mobile App Maintenance services

For continuous working of the Android mobile app and iOS mobile app, the Mobikul team is committed to offering extended support and maintenance of the eMahallat application.

This enables customers to have a non-stop online shopping experience on their smartphones without any issues.


eMahallat revolutionizes the way you shop, offering a convenient and trustworthy platform for all your online shopping needs.

With a variety of products, flexible payment methods, efficient shipping, and a hassle-free return policy, they prioritize customer satisfaction at every step.

Thank you for reading this case study, if you wish to develop a similar Yemen ecommerce mobile app. Please contact Mobikul team.

Also, you may view and install eMahallat app on your smartphones or tablets to see it in action. Links are below:

Thank you guys for your outstanding support and professional developments. and I wish you all the best, because you are the best. Best regards. Asem
Asem Al-Shargabi
CEO, eMahallat
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