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: February 19, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Giles Deacon's latest presentation at London Fashion Week includes two new designs made of cutting-edge, futuristic fabrics which intend to dispel the myth that washable clothes and fashionable designs are mutually exclusive.
Posted: February 18, 2014
EGYPT. Stability bringing slight improvement to Egypt's economy, according to new report.
Posted: February 10, 2014
UAE. 10,000 square metres of space available for shops, cafes and recreational facilities at the new neighbourhood facility.
Posted: February 10, 2014
UAE. Despite tough economic conditions, revenues for the world's 250 largest retailers reached US$4.3 trillion; The average size of the top 250 retailers exceeded US$17 billion according to Deloitte retail report.
Posted: February 5, 2014
UAE. The Reebok Delta symbol represents "the positive and transformative change that fitness can have on a person's life."
Posted: February 5, 2014
UAE. Kantar reveals four golden rules for growing global brands; Insight from brands in 32 countries, comprising 823 million households across food, beverage, health, beauty and homecare sectors.
Posted: February 4, 2014
UAE. Fashion Accessories brand launched the first ever fashion focused crowdinvesting campaign.
Posted: February 3, 2014
UAE. Many points of view were floated on the different aspects of managing the cash cycle and the perceived power of the customer and how to mitigate and protect the company cash flow.
Posted: January 28, 2014
UAE. Account Director Rania Kfoury will be handling all PR activities for the brand regionally including Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait, Qatar and Bahrain.
Posted: January 27, 2014
UAE. Award in recognition of it being one of the most progressive luxury retail chains in the MENA region.
Posted: January 23, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. The ground-breaking brand ranking reveals that thirteen global brands are being chosen by consumers more than one billion times a year; Penetration, frequency and innovation must top marketing agendas.
Posted: January 22, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Abraaj acquisition made in partnership with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and Turkey's Yörük family.
Posted: January 17, 2014
UAE. Working with adidas, Luxottica and Tommy Hilfiger, SAP envisions bringing a new fashion solution to the marketplace that will better enable fashion brands to manufacture their products and sell them to retailers and consumers using one single, vertical solution.
Posted: January 15, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. YouGov's proprietary BrandIndex tool assesses the daily brand health of more than 500 brands across 25 sectors in the Saudi Arabia.
Posted: January 9, 2014
UAE. Up to 160 outlets to be opened over the next five years; Jim Joy appointed to lead expansion in New York.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: April 23, 2014
UAE. Managing an internationally mobile workforce can be challenging, particularly as home country and host country laws can be vastly different; Legal compliance with local laws may mean that it is not possible to impose global policies on the workforce.
date:Posted: April 22, 2014
UAE. "Adapt to Survive", a global study by PwC, commissioned by LinkedIn, reveals the economic impact of not having the right people in the right jobs.
date:Posted: April 22, 2014
KUWAIT. For much of the past decade, international companies operating in the major projects sector have found Kuwait a challenging market in which to do business. However, there are good reasons to believe this year will be different.
UAE. Managing an internationally mobile workforce can be challenging, particularly as home country and host country laws can be vastly different; Legal compliance with local laws may mean that it is not possible to impose global policies on the workforce.
INTERNATIONAL. It's now up to the new government to get real shale development in motion, and for Turkey to face up to its own strategic realities and join forces with Ukraine to harness LNG potential.
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