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: 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.
Posted: October 18, 2016
KUWAIT. Grazia Middle East Editor-In-Chief Alison Tay presented key pieces and looks for the coming season.
Posted: October 17, 2016
UAE. The APART show features specially handcrafted designer bags, clothes, jewelry and shoes; The show is also placing the spotlight on emerging and acclaimed designers and tailors.
Posted: October 15, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. The state of the Lagos commercial property market is a product of global economic instability, soaring inflation and a weak Naira.
Posted: October 10, 2016
UAE. New studies are showing that IT professionals are in great demand throughout the region. Because of a severe shortage of trained personnel, this would be the industry to look towards if qualified and seeking employment in the region.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: December 30, 2016
UAE. Booz Allen Hamilton forecasts energy trends in 2017; In the oil and gas industry, as well as in electric power, major internal and external forces are driving change, requiring industry leaders to revisit strategies.
date:Posted: December 21, 2016
UAE. PwC Middle East releases report on the Middle East's shopping habits; Online retail, rise of millennial shoppers and social media are disrupting the face of Middle Eastern retail.
date:Posted: December 20, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Fjord Trends 2017 takes a provocative look at the digital developments to watch in the year ahead, according to Fjord, design and innovation from Accenture Interactive.
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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