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: November 18, 2017
EGYPT. One of the largest real-estate investment and management companies in Egypt is implementing Yardi Voyager 7S for property and lease management.
Posted: November 17, 2017
UAE. Heightened fulfillment requirements transform expectations as two-thirds of shoppers prefer next-or same-day delivery.
Posted: November 15, 2017
UAE. The success story of Amazon's Indian expansion gives us a glimpse of what to expect and to what extent retail in the Middle East will likely never be the same again once the storm arrives.
Posted: November 14, 2017
Payments can now be processed anywhere within the store with smart payment devices which accept multiple modes of payment including Smart EMV, Magstripe and NFC/Contactless.
Posted: November 13, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. Mathaqi is a smartphone app specialised in home-cooked meals online delivery.
Posted: November 2, 2017
UAE. Cloud-based solutions provider will demonstrate how technology is fundamental to the delivery of successful retail operations.
Posted: November 1, 2017
UAE. Restaurants, caf├ęs, delicatessens, fast food outlets, and catering and event companies in the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Europe will be able to order online small volumes of takeaway and delivery ready packaging.
Posted: October 31, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Fully managed and secure internet and Wi-Fi services to be deployed in more than 35 countries.
Posted: October 30, 2017
UAE. Region's leading consumer tech channel hosted buyer event increases distributor quota to 400; Event taking place in Monaco from February 6-9th.
Posted: October 29, 2017
UAE. JETRO's participation at GITEX facilitates launch of Japanese entrepreneurs in the Middle East. Empath technology will be rolled out in the Middle East's leading online grocery platform in Saudi Arabia, Danube Online.
Posted: October 28, 2017
UAE. The company took part in the Light Middle East Exhibition; Light-as-a-Service model directed at Middle Eastern businesses looking for intelligent ways to retrofit their premises with no considerable capital spending.
Posted: October 27, 2017
UAE. The underpinning aspects of 'smart buildings' is ensuring there is a synergy when it comes to HVAC technology within the infrastructure.
Posted: October 26, 2017
AUSTRALIA. RFG plans to introduce a selection of its retail food brands - all of which are supported by market-leading concepts, food innovations and high-quality coffee - to Middle East shores.
Posted: October 24, 2017
UAE. P&G Unveils I-Dubai Center, the first global retail innovation center focused on EMs; Sponsorship of Area 2071 Core Challenge Program.
Posted: October 21, 2017
UAE. Al Jammaz to promote and distribute Ring's innovative home security products and solutions through its strong partner network across Saudi Arabia.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: November 18, 2017
UAE. ICA Conference in Dubai to address the importance of GCC sovereign wealth funds and the sharing economy; Leading analyst calls for a "Mini Marshall Plan" to help the Middle East push up economic growth and reduce dependency on commodities.
date:Posted: November 18, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. Findings from the Global Youth Survey, undertaken by Populus on behalf of the Misk Foundation, revealed that more than half fear that are not sufficiently tech-savvy to access the opportunities that will arise from the rush of technological progress.
date:Posted: November 17, 2017
UAE. Heightened fulfillment requirements transform expectations as two-thirds of shoppers prefer next-or same-day delivery.
UAE. Cisco's security research organization Talos says once this ransomware enters your system, it uses three ways to spread automatically around a network, one of which is the known Eternal Blue vulnerability.
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