FMCG Retail & Distribution

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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: October 23, 2016
UAE. Designer brands from international fashion houses showcased at optical industry trade show in Dubai.
Posted: October 23, 2016
UAE. has taken a significant stake in the company as a strategic investor with a view to further expand its offering in the fast growing FMCG and grocery categories.
Posted: October 19, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Largest quarterly increase for 18 months; Optimism driven by confidence in job security, up 6% since Q2, according to the latest Consumer Tracker from Deloitte.
Posted: October 18, 2016
UAE. The company is a pioneer in focusing entirely on optimizing the shopper experience.
Posted: October 18, 2016
KUWAIT. Grazia Middle East Editor-In-Chief Alison Tay presented key pieces and looks for the coming season.
Posted: October 17, 2016
UAE. The APART show features specially handcrafted designer bags, clothes, jewelry and shoes; The show is also placing the spotlight on emerging and acclaimed designers and tailors.
Posted: October 15, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. The state of the Lagos commercial property market is a product of global economic instability, soaring inflation and a weak Naira.
Posted: October 10, 2016
UAE. New studies are showing that IT professionals are in great demand throughout the region. Because of a severe shortage of trained personnel, this would be the industry to look towards if qualified and seeking employment in the region.
Posted: September 20, 2016
UAE. End-to-end solutions introduced to prevent loss to shrinkage that costs the global retail industry US$214.30 billion a year.
Posted: September 10, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Liz O'Neill appointed Chief Supply Chain Officer.
Posted: September 6, 2016
UAE. The centre point of the much anticipated Meydan One mega development.
Posted: September 5, 2016
UAE. Two out of three people in the UAE eat dinner out every weekend; Five out of six consumers are eating out as much or more compared to last year; Nearly two-thirds of consumer are spending more.
Posted: August 18, 2016
UAE. The e-commerce site will also allow bebe to communicate and engage with customers in unique interactive ways
Posted: August 17, 2016
LEBANON. Consumers across Lebanon to benefit from merchants accepting contactless and mobile transactions at checkout.
Posted: August 15, 2016
UAE. The Regional Final was won by Marcelino Lacurum from Kuwait, whose signature beverage, the "Cococcino", impressed the judges with its mix of espresso coffee, coconut milk, young coconut strips and coconut flake garnish.


date:Posted: October 25, 2016
UAE. Demographic and social change, shift in global economic power, rapid urbanisation, climate change and resource scarcity, and technological breakthroughs to dictate and shape the future of the region.
date:Posted: October 24, 2016
UAE. Blockchain can impact key areas of finance including retail payments infrastructure, remittances, FX trading, trade finance, capital markets and compliance activities; Booz Allen Hamilton identifies specific opportunities, recommends how the UAE can organize and co-ordinate efforts.
date:Posted: October 24, 2016
UAE. Business confidence in Middle East improves for second consecutive quarter, but remains low amid slumping growth rates; 44% of businesses report worsening conditions; UAE in stronger position as budget surplus relaxes austerity measures.
INTERNATIONAL. Jost Thöne, Stradivari expert and co-owner of VIOLIN ASSETS, offers input on this subject. The company makes high-quality historical and modern string instruments accessible as investments.
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