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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$16 billion in sales in total. The larger of t
Posted: July 29, 2015
UAE. Diesel price lowered from AED 2.90 to AED 2.05 per liter; AED 2.14 new price of gasoline (95 octane) per liter; New prices effective from August 1, 2015.
Posted: July 27, 2015
UAE. UAE-originated artisan brand to showcase unique assortment to chocolate connoisseurs at iconic luxury London store.
Posted: July 22, 2015
UAE. Revenue for the first six months of 2015 US$ 398 million, 16% higher than H1 2014; Net profit for Q2 2015 is US$ 112 million, 43% higher than Q2 2014.
Posted: July 22, 2015
UAE. Riverbed SteelCentral helps detect, analyze and resolve SaaS performance issues through its comprehensive visibility and management solution.
Posted: July 22, 2015
UAE. City Centre Mirdif mall in Dubai attains LEED Gold Existing Buildings Operation and Maintenance certification; Achieves certification in one of the hottest places on earth.
Posted: July 21, 2015
UAE. Dubai to add 1,600 more F&B outlets by 2019, according to KPMG report; The H Holding plans to incorporate diversified retail and hospitality services under one roof.
Posted: July 15, 2015
UAE. UAE ranks eighth overall in Arcadis Retail Operation Index, with a strong economic environment and infrastructure ranking; UAE tops Middle East ranking as the most attraction location for retailers, followed by Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Egypt.
Posted: July 1, 2015
UAE. New leadership structure will support the company's ambitious growth plans within the MENA region.
Posted: June 25, 2015
UAE. EZHeights.com has launched Barter Shop to encourage exchange of goods and services.
Posted: June 23, 2015
UAE. Trussbridge arranges and participates in its first investment in the consumer food sector in North America; La Maison Cannelle is a leading artisanal Gluten-Free food products manufacturer based in Quebec.
Posted: June 16, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. BeBop smart fabric sensor company recognized for commercially scalable solutions for global OEMs & best practices.
Posted: June 6, 2015
UAE. More than 65,000 users of the app benefit from offers across 15 countries.
Posted: June 2, 2015
UAE. UAE among Top 10 Global Retail Destinations in the 2015 A.T. Kearney Global Retail Development Index; Luxury brands are adapting their strategies to succeed in diverse and evolving emerging markets.
Posted: June 1, 2015
UAE. Scottish designer Catherine Granger's in-demand footwear are causing a stir with traditional tartan soles, red hot wedding glamour and bespoke engraving.
Posted: June 1, 2015
UAE. A survey conducted by global market research company YouGov and Transform magazine on brand perceptions in the GCC found that over two-thirds (71%) of professionals working in the field of marketing, advertising or branding believe brand owners in the region still lag behind their international counterparts.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: August 4, 2015
EGYPT. All sectors exhibited positive performance and improved sentiment during Q2; More investment seen coming from Saudi Arabia and the UAE, since Sharm El-Sheikh conference.
date:Posted: August 4, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The YPO Global Pulse Confidence Index for Africa slipped 3.2 points to 57.4, on the back of a sharp drop in confidence in South Africa.
date:Posted: August 3, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. "There has been relatively little change in the real estate market in Riyadh in the second quarter of 2015 although recent changes to mortgage regulations have caused downward pressure in the residential sales market."
UAE. The Middle East has a unique set of challenges and opportunities with regard to creating large, mixed-use developments; In this interview, Louise Adams, Aurecon's former Country Manager UAE, describes the importance of investing in master planning and some of the current opportunities and trends within this region.
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