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: July 26, 2016
UAE. Production plants in Saudi Arabia and Serbia to commence operations by the second quarter of 2017.
Posted: July 15, 2016
UAE. Shifra will help A10 build on the company's success in the region by developing a strong channel network and focusing on partner enablement.
Posted: July 5, 2016
UAE. Part of the Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group, Mac al Gurg will be the distributer of Tristone's acclaimed solid surfaces, as well as its innovative sink and bowl product ranges, in the UAE market.
Posted: July 5, 2016
UAE. Scholarships for 24 students will be available later in the year; Support offered for fees, training and membership; Launch of the first Foundation Academy in the region.
Posted: July 3, 2016
UAE. Kistler will join the leadership team and provide strategic counsel and input on global matters to support the organization's global footprint.
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.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: July 27, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. The specific technologies that will have the biggest impact on each industry will vary, but PwC analysis identifies the "Essential Eight" which will have the most cross-industry and global impact over the coming years.
date:Posted: July 27, 2016
UAE. You can break security analytics in threat management into discovery analytics -right brain and investigative analytics -left brain - the fundamental pillars in a cyber security framework.
date:Posted: July 27, 2016
UAE. "The strong US dollar is one of the biggest barriers to a Dubai real estate recovery now. Unfortunately, a strong dollar also is usually associated with a low oil price, signifying a double hit to the market."
INTERNATIONAL. The specific technologies that will have the biggest impact on each industry will vary, but PwC analysis identifies the "Essential Eight" which will have the most cross-industry and global impact over the coming years.
INTERNATIONAL. As smart devices are becoming autonomous, chief information security officers are being required to adopt new mechanisms and approaches to trust.
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