IKEA, Amazon and Home Box: Which local home brands are still delivering during Dubai’s 24-hour sterilisation?

The latest on which online shops are still delivering during April 2020

IKEA have halted all deliveries

With Dubai’s sterilisation programme running 24-hours a day for the next two weeks some of us have found ourselves waiting on deliveries. While the movement permits have affected some delivery services, others are still operating. We’ve rounded up the latest updates from these local brands.

(The below information is accurate of April 6th 2020)

IKEA: Accepting orders but not delivering 

The Swedish brand has decided to halt deliveries due to the sterlisation programme. Stating on its website: “We are monitoring the situation closely and will update you on future delivery dates. All future orders will be processed and prepared  however delivery dates will be confirmed once the curfew is revised.” Still delivering although there may be delays 

Amazon regularly update its website with the brand’s global stance on delivering products. The most recent update (as of April 6, 2020) explained: “We are working around the clock with our selling partners to ensure availability on all of our products, and bring on additional capacity to deliver all of your orders.”‘s Twitter account told Better Living on April 6th, You can place an order, and we will deliver it at the soonest.” Still delivering

Noon have halted their regular delivery service of goods and are only offering their Express delivery service which is only applicable on certain items.

Home delivery boxes
Each of the companies may change their delivery options subject to government updates

Home Centre and Home Box: Still delivering with expected delays 

Affordable homeware brands, Home Centre and Home Box are still delivering but customers should expect delays. Their websites stating, “due to official restrictions, deliveries may be delayed.”

Namshi: Still delivering 

The popular clothing and homeware website is still delivering although some people on social media have been experiencing delays.

Little Majilis: Accepting orders but not delivering 

While the site is not dispatching goods until April 19th (subject to renewal) the homegrown brand is offering free shipping for orders over Dhs250 along with 25% off the entire site with the code “THANKYOU25”.

Saffron Souk: Still delivering 

An online marketplace for local and creative goods, Saffron Souk is still delivering and offering lots to keep the kids entertained.

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