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: 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.
Posted: November 24, 2016
UAE. As throngs of discerning shoppers flock to the high street and online shopping carts are filled to the brim, cybercriminals are busy preparing their wares to take advantage of the high sales period.
Posted: November 21, 2016
UAE. World-renowned artist to create unique jewellery of debuting designers.
Posted: November 17, 2016
UAE. The company which has introduced a year-round supply of locally grown produce to the UAE market sold under the Elite Harvest brand, is displaying a selection of its fresh produce grown in the UAE, Serbia and Morocco.
Posted: November 16, 2016
UAE. Recognition for his commitment and contribution to furniture and design industry.
Posted: November 14, 2016
UAE. Digital commerce and predictive customer analytics are converting economic pressures into opportunities for the retail sector.
Posted: October 27, 2016
UAE. Conference offered networking opportunities, practitioner-led workshops and keynote speeches from many of the top procurement and sourcing professionals across the globe.
Posted: October 26, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. People who use social media apparently aren't really looking to do their shopping there, and brands have found more success advertising on Facebook than actually trying to sell there.
Posted: October 26, 2016
UAE. In his new role, Sofyan Hamadouche will be in charge of developing business in collaboration with each of De Rigo's partners in the region.
Posted: October 23, 2016
UAE. Designer brands from international fashion houses showcased at optical industry trade show in Dubai.
Posted: October 23, 2016
UAE. SOUQ.com has taken a significant stake in the company as a strategic investor with a view to further expand its offering in the fast growing FMCG and grocery categories.
Posted: October 19, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Largest quarterly increase for 18 months; Optimism driven by confidence in job security, up 6% since Q2, according to the latest Consumer Tracker from Deloitte.
Posted: October 18, 2016
UAE. The company is a pioneer in focusing entirely on optimizing the shopper experience.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: December 2, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Next-generation CFOs need greater focus on leadership and team-building skills to succeed.
date:Posted: December 2, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. But implementation risks remain, including OPEC's adherence to the agreement and the willingness of other participants, notably Russia, to co-operate fully.
date:Posted: December 1, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Sector convergence and advances in technology and digitalization are altering the telecommunications landscape, according to EY's 15th biannual Telecommunications Global Capital Confidence Barometer (CCB).
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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