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: August 1, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. Partnership with Emteyaz Al Riyadh, a subsidiary of Othaim Real Estate and Investment, which owns and operates 8 shopping malls and 13 amusement centers throughout KSA, with over five million square feet of retail, dining and entertainment space.
Posted: August 1, 2016
UAE. "The Middle East have seen a migration to high-speed mobile networks enabling our unparalleled cloud-based solutions across market verticals."
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.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: December 2, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Next-generation CFOs need greater focus on leadership and team-building skills to succeed.
date:Posted: December 2, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. But implementation risks remain, including OPEC's adherence to the agreement and the willingness of other participants, notably Russia, to co-operate fully.
date:Posted: December 1, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Sector convergence and advances in technology and digitalization are altering the telecommunications landscape, according to EY's 15th biannual Telecommunications Global Capital Confidence Barometer (CCB).
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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