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 12, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. KPMG/Ipsos Retail Think Tank (RTT) members agree that consumer confidence measures do provide key insight into likely patterns of spending.
Posted: December 11, 2016
UAE. From royal designs to healing gemstones: Middle East's most influential jewellery show puts spotlight on latest trends.
Posted: December 11, 2016
UAE. More than 150 leaders, policymakers, scientists, experts and professionals from over 46 countries came together to discuss and share the latest developments in quinoa research, production and trade around the world.
Posted: December 8, 2016
UAE. The Global Cross-Border report shows Middle-East as one of the regions with the highest incidence of cross-border online shoppers; UAE consumers continue to increase their online shopping. In 2016, 68% of adults in UAE shopped online in the past 12 months, increasing from 63% in 2015.
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.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: April 26, 2017
UAE. New PwC report finds an increasing need for mid-market accommodations to cater to a younger generation that does not put much emphasis on star ratings; Emerging markets will overtake developed markets as a tourism and hospitality destination but also as key provider of customers.
date:Posted: April 25, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. New Open Europe research published today reveals there is enough untapped UK trade potential to offset the possible effects of Brexit on exports to the EU.
date:Posted: April 24, 2017
UAE. Installed generation capacity in the MENA countries analysed will have to rise by almost 150GW, more than 50% on the current available capacity of 290GW, to reach a massive 440GW by 2020.
UAE. New PwC report finds an increasing need for mid-market accommodations to cater to a younger generation that does not put much emphasis on star ratings; Emerging markets will overtake developed markets as a tourism and hospitality destination but also as key provider of customers.
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