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: June 14, 2016
UAE. Dubai-based Customer Experience company signs VAR partnership with European next Best of breed Robotic Process Automation Solution and Robotic Desktop Automation.
Posted: June 6, 2016
QATAR. The 3,000sqft facility showcases the latest range of GEZE's automated doors and windows solutions.
Posted: June 2, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Smart clothing will soon extend beyond fitness to target a wide range of personal, health, and enterprise uses, disrupting traditional fashion trends.
Posted: May 25, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. Recent resolutions indicate a growing approach by the Ministry of Labour to require the complete Saudisation of certain activities within the retail sector. This article examines the existing requirements and also the proposal for a weighted Nitiqat.
Posted: May 20, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Win-win collaboration between Sino-Egyptian giants; Production base set in Egypt with sales expanding to Middle East and Africa.
Posted: May 17, 2016
UAE. Shopping Centre also utilises mobile solutions for contact and prospect management.
Posted: May 12, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. The drone revolution is disrupting industries ranging from agriculture to filmmaking.
Posted: May 3, 2016
QATAR. Fund announces the acquisition of minority stakes in the capital of BS Invest in Tunisia, Cap Retail in Morocco, and Investex Algérie in Algeria.
Posted: April 13, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. US$100 million research and engineering program to develop 100 million mph mission to the stars within a generation.
Posted: April 9, 2016
UAE. With new grocery delivery app, users can shop from their supermarket in just a few clicks and receive their order at home in 30 minutes, on average.
Posted: March 17, 2016
UAE. Overall card spends in grew 9%; Increased domestic spending demonstrates resilience of UAE economy, says Network International; Restaurants (23%), clothing (4%) and hotels (4%).
Posted: March 3, 2016
UAE. 'Dubai Wholesale City' spanning 550 million sq feet will help increase the UAE's contribution to the global wholesale trade sector, expected to grow to US$4.9 trillion in the next five years.
Posted: February 25, 2016
UAE. These are extraordinary figures which provide evidence of Dubai's increasingly diversified economy, according to a Deloitte and MEED Project's new report.
Posted: February 16, 2016
UAE. specsaddict.com: "Our pricing structure allows customers the opportunity to purchase genuine, latest collection eyewear pieces from both designer and in-house brands, at affordable prices"
Posted: February 16, 2016
UAE. The company raises US$67 million with Al Tayyar Group as lead investor.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: July 1, 2016
UAE. Digital technology, changing workforce demographics and speed of innovation are causing companies to redesign organizational structure, evolve leadership models, and drive an employee-centric culture and experience.
date:Posted: July 1, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. Ministry of Commerce and Investment signs agreement with PwC in New York to set up PwC's Academy in the Kingdom to provide training and development to Saudi Nationals.
date:Posted: June 30, 2016
UAE. The Middle East has not been an area of mainstream activity in dispute resolution funding; It is only recently that funding has started to gain more tangible traction with potential litigants.
UAE. Speculators are being replaced by end users; Cooling prices are not a concern; Brits are the third largest group of investors outside the Middle East.
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