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: May 20, 2019
UAE. During his 28 years of experience in the consumer industry, Mr. Darouni focused on strategic planning, general management, business turnarounds, market entries, marketing and brand building.
Posted: May 15, 2019
UAE. This recognition comes in view of Al Rawabi's successful Digital Transformation of its Energy Management Systems with the Schneider Electric EcoStruxure Power architecture and Power Monitoring Expert system.
Posted: May 12, 2019
UAE. Forcepoint examines the attributes of TinyPOS and explores why retailers are still faced with POS malware and what can be done to protect them, consumers and their personal data.
Posted: May 6, 2019
SAUDI ARABIA. The JSAP program is one of the largest SAP projects in the automotive distribution industry.
Posted: May 1, 2019
UAE. Shopify is launching a new "Snapchat Ads App" within their interface - as Snapchat becoming only the third major player to offer a one-stop-shop to advertise from within Shopify.
Posted: May 1, 2019
UAE. Non-store retailing is expected to increase at a rapid pace, meaning high streets are taking the hit, and it's going to take something special to get shoppers back into stores.
Posted: May 1, 2019
UAE. Despite growth in e-commerce, some consumers are still wary of spending online. Rahul Duragkar, MD of UAE-based online retailer Shopinc, enumerates 3 ways that online retailers can build - and keep - consumer trust.
Posted: April 30, 2019
UAE. Why is Amazon one of the top 10 most valuable brands in the world? How does the brand manage to top such a list despite concerns over its employees' working conditions and its users' privacy?
Posted: April 27, 2019
UAE. The deal will boost the UAE economy as well as the shipping, logistics, transports and distributions sector of this region.
Posted: April 25, 2019
UAE. Launch includes Carrefour's 100th store in the UAE; My City Centre Masdar is Majid Al Futtaim's 25th shopping mall in the region; New destination features 18,500 sqm of gross leasable area, including a 7,000 sqm.
Posted: April 25, 2019
UAE. Distribution and Logistics sectors to grow at 7.9%; Sectors represent 5.4% of UAE GDP; UAE's Dh1.42 trillion economy is growing at 3.8%.
Posted: April 25, 2019
UAE. Landmark deal puts Coca-Cola at the heart of the entertainment industry in MENA region.
Posted: April 8, 2019
UAE. The main objective of this strategic opening of the RDC is to strengthen KONE’s maintenance capability across the region through increased spare parts availability and reduced lead-time.
Posted: April 8, 2019
UAE. Get hands-on with the new Galaxy S10 series, experience its groundbreaking camera and take incredible photographs in interactive booths where technology meets creativity.
Posted: April 7, 2019
UAE. Hosted in Fashion Avenue, the M WOODS x The Dubai Mall exhibit features nearly 40 of the world's most important contemporary artworks from east to west.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: May 20, 2019
INTERNATIONAL. With "all things digital", a generous amount of ambiguity and experimentation is always to be expected. But one thing seems fairly certain: big data will demand more of people, not less, as our digital epoch unfolds.
date:Posted: May 17, 2019
LONDON. The UAE is the best-known example of business-friendly reform in the MENA region; Many Western countries' instinct to protect and turn inwards, combined with a wider stagnation in the quality of Governance globally is acting as a brake on Economic Openness.
date:Posted: May 17, 2019
UAE. Ecosystems and open platforms create an economy of things; First Digital Trust Forum with international experts; "We need secure, open platforms and an internet in which users have the power to decide for themselves."
INTERNATIONAL. With "all things digital", a generous amount of ambiguity and experimentation is always to be expected. But one thing seems fairly certain: big data will demand more of people, not less, as our digital epoch unfolds.
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