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 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$67 million with Al Tayyar Group as lead investor.
Posted: February 8, 2016
UAE. FY2015 rental income record 11% growth to US$ 815 million; Visitor arrivals to Emaar Malls assets in 2015 cross 124 million, an increase of 9% over 2014.
Posted: February 1, 2016
UAE. New partnerships with Wamda Capital, twofour54, and Endeavor Catalyst set to boost e-commerce segment.
Posted: January 30, 2016
UAE. d3 showcases smart services the district is deploying to benefit the sector.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: May 26, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Connectivity will allow home care robots to interface with smart home ecosystems.
date:Posted: May 26, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. In-app transactions improve customer experience and drive spending.
date:Posted: May 26, 2016
UAE. The 85% rally since Brent hit a 12-years low in Jan was supported by multiple factors, mainly oil disruption from major exporters and production cut back by U.S. shale.
INTERNATIONAL. "It's going to come to a point where there is just going to be no real economical benefit to any kind of production staying at any kind of level in those countries. And once they come off, that's going to obviously support oil prices."
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