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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 1, 2019
UAE. Despite growth in e-commerce, some consumers are still wary of spending online. Rahul Duragkar, MD of UAE-based online retailer Shopinc, enumerates 3 ways that online retailers can build - and keep - consumer trust.
Posted: April 30, 2019
UAE. Why is Amazon one of the top 10 most valuable brands in the world? How does the brand manage to top such a list despite concerns over its employees' working conditions and its users' privacy?
Posted: April 27, 2019
UAE. The deal will boost the UAE economy as well as the shipping, logistics, transports and distributions sector of this region.
Posted: April 25, 2019
UAE. Launch includes Carrefour's 100th store in the UAE; My City Centre Masdar is Majid Al Futtaim's 25th shopping mall in the region; New destination features 18,500 sqm of gross leasable area, including a 7,000 sqm.
Posted: April 25, 2019
UAE. Distribution and Logistics sectors to grow at 7.9%; Sectors represent 5.4% of UAE GDP; UAE's Dh1.42 trillion economy is growing at 3.8%.
Posted: April 25, 2019
UAE. Landmark deal puts Coca-Cola at the heart of the entertainment industry in MENA region.
Posted: April 8, 2019
UAE. The main objective of this strategic opening of the RDC is to strengthen KONE’s maintenance capability across the region through increased spare parts availability and reduced lead-time.
Posted: April 8, 2019
UAE. Get hands-on with the new Galaxy S10 series, experience its groundbreaking camera and take incredible photographs in interactive booths where technology meets creativity.
Posted: April 7, 2019
UAE. Hosted in Fashion Avenue, the M WOODS x The Dubai Mall exhibit features nearly 40 of the world's most important contemporary artworks from east to west.
Posted: April 7, 2019
UAE. UAE online retailer rewards lucky shoppers with a year's worth of vouchers all through April; Shoppers get flat 19% off on supermarket and fashion items.
Posted: March 27, 2019
UAE. Report compiled under the Patronage of HE Sarah Al Amiri focuses on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) education and explores Dubai as a case study for advancing sciences.
Posted: March 27, 2019
UAE. CX is top of mind for Middle East consumers; Smartphone shoppers dominate: biggest growth in mobile payment seen in the Middle East; Social media still king: 60% say social media influenced their fashion purchasing decisions and 53% for tech purchases.
Posted: March 22, 2019
SAUDI ARABIA. Canon Saudi Arabia's direct presence to support growing demand for business solutions that enhance economic diversification and competitiveness.
Posted: March 22, 2019
UAE. Bespoke service offers a stress-free shopping experience for visiting mums.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: June 14, 2019
INTERNATIONAL. thyssenkrupp Materials Services relies on Microsoft for in-house solution development; AI as an essential component of the holistic digitalization strategy; Customers benefit from individualized offers and more efficient processes.
date:Posted: June 13, 2019
UAE. Cyber-crime is one of the biggest risks to businesses to date and globally its estimated costs will reach US$6 trillion by 2021.
date:Posted: June 12, 2019
UAE. Millions of files that are sitting out in the open across various file storage technologies are actually encrypted by ransomware; The analysis detected many files containing highly sensitive information.
INTERNATIONAL. thyssenkrupp Materials Services relies on Microsoft for in-house solution development; AI as an essential component of the holistic digitalization strategy; Customers benefit from individualized offers and more efficient processes.