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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: January 28, 2015
UAE. Investment expands brand's footprint in the GCC and consolidates current presence of 300 outlets across the region.
Posted: January 28, 2015
UAE. The Gulf based gourmet food company and owner of the iconic gourmet date confectionery boutiques and premium cafes, has announced a new partnership with the Asian private equity fund sponsored by LVMH.
Posted: January 27, 2015
UAE. Deloitte's 18th annual Global Powers of Retailing report explores innovative trends in the sector; US$4.4 trillion in fiscal year 2013 revenues of top 250 global retailers.
Posted: January 27, 2015
UAE. Average sales growth of 25-30% recorded at participating outlets; DSF to contribute to the drastic push in the gold sector.
Posted: January 27, 2015
UAE. Overall group revenue up11% year-on-year to AED 25 billion; EBITDA up 10% year-on-year to AED 3.6 billion
Posted: January 27, 2015
UAE. Alpen Capital study forecasts promising growth for retail sector across GCC; retail structure undergoing significant transformation, driven by the social and economic developments; the outlook for Qatar is most optimistic.
Posted: January 25, 2015
UAE. Russian shoppers caught in a currency crunch are staying away from the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) this year, but visitors from elsewhere look set to make up the numbers at the annual retail bonanza.
Posted: January 23, 2015
UAE. Minelab opens US$2 million 'Gold divison' state-of-the-art retail facility in Dubai; will act as a regional base and a well-connected transit hub for the movement of Minelab people and products across Africa.
Posted: January 19, 2015
UAE. DANONE recently decided to consolidate their business for 2015 across three major divisions - dairy, water, and Nutricia early-life products.
Posted: January 5, 2015
UAE. Arab Forum for Environment and Development (AFED) report calls for effective public-private partnerships to close the "food gap".
Posted: December 24, 2014
UAE. Business students from local UAE universities choose airports and airlines, software companies and the FMCG sector as their preferred places to find a career.
Posted: December 22, 2014
TUNISIA. Investment enabled expansion of Company's North African footprint and increased product range; Construction of new state-of-the-art production plant to further improve long-term growth prospects.
Posted: December 12, 2014
UAE. Three-day event with Santa Claus and snow-filled sparkle.
Posted: December 11, 2014
UAE. DDFC welcomes designers to their first community event with industry experts to outline the importance of designers in building a solid business case for growth.
Posted: December 8, 2014
UAE. Mars GCC invests US$60 million to further expand Jebel Ali Free Zone factory with new SNICKERS line and US$80 million in new manufacturing facility in King Abdullah City, KSA.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: March 28, 2015
QATAR. S&P projects real economic growth to average about 4% annually in 2015-2018, sustained by the government's US$220 billion investment program.
date:Posted: March 28, 2015
QATAR. Notwithstanding the weak start for the global economy, Asian economies are expected to continue to grow rapidly in 2015. We expect economic growth to average 5.7% in 2015, the same rate as in 2014.
date:Posted: March 27, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Yemen's close proximity to Saudi Arabia and its strategic location on one side of the fourth busiest shipping lane for crude oil, raise worries about potential disruptions.
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