Monthly Archives: January 2018
Posted: January 23, 2018|Categories: Our Blog
Its without a doubt that top fragrance brands like Al Haramain Perfumes have embraced the exciting world of E-commerce in what many in the fragrance industry are calling innovative and a game changer. In fact, it is said that the rapidly growing e-commerce industry is not only the powerhouse of the global economy but also the future of retail shopping as a whole.
But with all innovation there are always threats, and with e-commerce there are none greater than online vulnerabilities, such as those that ravaged 2017. Memories of the cyber security nightmares of Wannacry, Petya, the massive Equifax data breach, BadRabbit ransom-ware only to name a few are still fresh in the minds of many. At Al Haramain Perfumes, we noticed a disturbing trend, that the action taken to address these were
If you have shopped online from shop.alharamainperfumes.com, you may have noticed that sometimes you cannot complete the checkout process or have no shipping option for your order. The most common reason for this is that you would have included in your shopping cart a perfume that is not eligible for shipping to your country, because it is classified as a ‘dangerous good’.
Let us explain.
For most people to consider their best perfume to be a ‘dangerous good’ is unfathomable, how can something so exquisite and pleasant smelling be considered ‘dangerous’ for any reason? Well, the good news is that the perfume is not dangerous for you, but it may pose a hazard if it is not packaged or handled properly for air transportation.