FMCG Retail & Distribution

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Posted: 08-08-2011
INTERNATIONAL. Kraft's recent announcement to split its operations into two publicly traded companies outlines a plan to create two different trading entities with distinct priorities and strengths. This is intended to help the company achieve the next stage of its ongoing restructuring process, since its acquisition of Cadbury in January 2010. Kraft is now bundling and spinning off its US Beverages, Cheese, Convenient Meals and Grocery segments, the non-snack categories in Canada and its foodservice operations, which are worth an estimated US$16 billion in sales in total. The larger of t
Posted: April 27, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. Swicorp was involved throughout the entire process - from origination to due diligence, to deal structuring and negotiations of transactional documentations.
Posted: April 17, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. As consumption triples to US$4 trillion over next decade, wealthy householders will represent biggest share of spending; Urbanization and more nuclear and digital households will also shape new spending patterns.
Posted: April 11, 2017
UAE. Retailers need to get in shape to meet consumer demand for a fast fashion fix, according to new research from Kurt Salmon, part of Accenture Strategy. Speed and agility are the top priorities for every retailer competing in fast fashion.
Posted: March 23, 2017
UAE. New report discusses the growth prospects for private sector players across six focus sectors, including agriculture, the social sector (includes health & education), manufacturing, retail, financial services and connectivity (covering transport & communication).
Posted: March 21, 2017
UAE. Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture introduces new horizons for renewable marine resources to support innovative, sustainable food production in GCC.
Posted: March 15, 2017
UAE. Group to open 30 stores in 5 years; Total projected retail areas to reach 3.2 million square feet by 2021
Posted: March 13, 2017
UAE. Open Innovations Theatre at Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA) highlight best ideas and products.
Posted: February 28, 2017
UAE. Just as challenges have come to characterize the region's business landscape, so too have a wealth of technological advances that are rapidly changing the regional retail sector.
Posted: February 26, 2017
UAE. Deloitte Global report finds retailers achieve steady growth despite challenging global economy; We are now living in the customer-driven economy
Posted: December 21, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Orangina, the most agitated beverage on the soft drinks market continues to astonish us! The brand imagined a fun and novel experience to encourage consumers to shake their can for a perfectly mixed pulp.
Posted: December 21, 2016
UAE. PwC Middle East releases report on the Middle East's shopping habits; Online retail, rise of millennial shoppers and social media are disrupting the face of Middle Eastern retail.
Posted: December 15, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. The key to prolonged business success has always been to stay ahead of the curve, to provide convenience and service quality; Merchants are already bracing for digital currency massification.
Posted: December 15, 2016
UAE. First organic-certified caviar in the UAE now available for purchase from the company's new online store.
Posted: December 15, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. What if a big problem like world hunger could be resolved, not through the minds and money of the Fortune 500 elite, but through the collective contribution of ordinary citizens simply taking responsibility for their own backyard?
Posted: December 13, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. From December 13th, the brand launches 4 web films to present with humour this vital tool that allows you to start and enjoy at its best the NESCAFE coffee-break.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: May 25, 2017
UAE. Over 25% of successors think they will lose market share to new entrants; Quicker than ever, the past is being left behind - a tendency that in the perception of many goes against the tradition of family-owned businesses.
date:Posted: May 25, 2017
UAE. 88% of executives surveyed in the Gulf region experienced a fraud incident in the past year compared to 62% in 2015, according to the Kroll Annual Global Fraud and Risk Report - the highest increase of any region.
date:Posted: May 18, 2017
UAE. 2020 Expo key to 'lukewarm' construction market in UAE with costs forecast to rise by 2% in 2017; Rest of the region including Qatar and Oman seeing construction slowdown and stable costs, reflecting oil prices.
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