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$16 billion in sales in total. The larger of t
Posted: January 11, 2016
KUWAIT. Located on the ground floor, the new store will offer a wide-range of handbags, shoes and accessories from the American sportswear and luxury lifestyle brand.
Posted: January 4, 2016
UAE. Ishoptheworld.com offers first integrated shipping and payments solution of its kind; helps companies export to over sixty cities worldwide.
Posted: December 21, 2015
UAE. New store houses the brand's first stand-alone fragrance boutique and first Abercrombie Kids location in the Middle East.
Posted: December 18, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. As a part of the new vision for Tommy Hilfiger women's, supermodel and social media star Gigi Hadid will launch her first ever capsule collection including apparel, footwear, accessories - and fragrance in collaboration with the designer.
Posted: December 17, 2015
UAE. "Availability" is critical for retailers in UAE, and being able to quickly backup and restore data should an outage occur is critical to helping ensure customer satisfaction during one of the busiest retail times of the year.
Posted: December 15, 2015
UAE. Rapid urbanization, tourism and high per capita income along with diverse offerings boost regional markets.
Posted: December 11, 2015
UAE. SIAL 2015 World Summit discusses evolving consumer tastes and health habits as organic farming increases in size by 1,698% since 2007
Posted: December 11, 2015
UAE. A digital customer experience revolution will rejuvenate bricks-and-mortar retailing, but stores must start on the back foot, says Aruba.
Posted: December 2, 2015
EGYPT. Gozour to divest RIS assets in Sudan and El-Misrieen in Egypt for enterprise values of US$ 4.3 million and EGP 50 million respectively, as Qalaa continues to divest non-core units and focus on growth of proven winners.
Posted: December 1, 2015
UAE. Transaction value of US$50 million; Company's flagship customers include leading fast food chains and five star hotels.
Posted: November 25, 2015
UAE. Answering consumer demands, with 60% of UAE residents ordering take-away at least once per week; DST Global leads US$100 million Series D investment.
Posted: November 25, 2015
UAE. The summit will be addressed by more than 40 speakers, including scientists, ministers and academic experts from oldest universities in the world, during the three-day event.
Posted: November 24, 2015
UAE. Inaugural SIAL World Summit addresses innovation as GCC consumer food imports from US increase by 7% in 2014.
Posted: November 18, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. 31 major debt deals completed in 2015, excluding sovereign issuance; Largest deal was Aster DM Healthcare's acquisition of 57% stake in Sanad Hospital; Saudi debt deals, excluding sovereign issuance, totalled US$ 32.4bn in Q1-Q3.
Posted: November 17, 2015
UAE. The highly evolving retail market in UAE, not only has grown to be the first shopping destination in the region but it continues to attract shoppers and retailers alike from around the globe.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: July 28, 2016
LIBYA. Libyan strategic projects set to soar after Libyan Local Investment & Development Fund (LLIDF) appoints PwC as its strategic advisor.
date:Posted: July 28, 2016
BAHRAIN. "The move will also improve investor confidence and make Bahrain an attractive place to work and live in."
date:Posted: July 28, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. "Move fast" and "Agility" have become the new business mantras, yet in a world where volatility is the new norm, thinking deeply enough and long enough will allow us to come up with something truly differentiated.
INTERNATIONAL. As smart devices are becoming autonomous, chief information security officers are being required to adopt new mechanisms and approaches to trust.
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