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: 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.
Posted: December 13, 2016
QATAR. QTA and partners in travel, hospitality and retail sectors announce new festival; Month-long event to feature Broadway musical, live concerts, stand-up comedy and in-mall entertainment.
Posted: December 12, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. KPMG/Ipsos Retail Think Tank (RTT) members agree that consumer confidence measures do provide key insight into likely patterns of spending.
Posted: December 11, 2016
UAE. From royal designs to healing gemstones: Middle East's most influential jewellery show puts spotlight on latest trends.
Posted: December 11, 2016
UAE. More than 150 leaders, policymakers, scientists, experts and professionals from over 46 countries came together to discuss and share the latest developments in quinoa research, production and trade around the world.
Posted: December 8, 2016
UAE. The Global Cross-Border report shows Middle-East as one of the regions with the highest incidence of cross-border online shoppers; UAE consumers continue to increase their online shopping. In 2016, 68% of adults in UAE shopped online in the past 12 months, increasing from 63% in 2015.
Posted: December 1, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. More consumers are now purchasing products and services online than in store, according to the latest Deloitte Consumer Review; As customer journeys are getting more complex, customer experience is fast becoming an important tool for differentiation.
Posted: November 27, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. To introduce Puma Fragrances BodySprays, L'Oreal launches with Buzzman a digital campaign where Antoine Griezmann helps you being on top.
Posted: November 25, 2016
UAE. Smart technology to prevent people from getting lost in mega venues.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: February 27, 2017
UAE. Significant engagement gaps found in key areas, including mentorship, appreciation, and cooperation with colleagues, according to a new report by The Boston Consulting Group.
date:Posted: February 24, 2017
UAE. Bond yields in the region likely to increase; Healthcare to receive highest volume of investments amongst non-oil sectors; the Trump administration's energy agenda will have biggest impact on the region.
date:Posted: February 23, 2017
UAE. Dubai strongly positioned as financial, retail, construction, and transportation services hub for the region, according to latest report from A. T. Kearney.
INTERNATIONAL. This is part two of a recent conversation I had with students, faculty, and alumni at New York University, where I had the opportunity to answer some questions concerning the turmoil in the Middle East and America's role in the world.
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