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: June 11, 2018
UAE. Up to up to 55% safer vs. standard child car seats; 1/3 of UAE parents do not have proper child car seats; Constant innovation and awareness creation needed for child safety.
Posted: June 5, 2018
UAE. Nestlé Waters is using the blended fuel in 10 of its trucks during this initial testing phase, with plans to expand use throughout its distribution fleet should all go well.
Posted: May 16, 2018
UAE. The Awards Programme recognised 30 companies demonstrating Transformational Growth across industry sectors.
Posted: May 14, 2018
UAE. The New QLED TV was launched during an immersive and experiential event that demonstrated features such as the Ambient Mode and One Invisible Connection.
Posted: May 11, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. New intuitive printers and software bring revolutionary design, next generation security and simplicity to card printing industry.
Posted: May 8, 2018
UAE. Community marketplace owned by Dubai-based Quick Manage offers free service with value-added services including extended customer engagement tools; Provides support to users through social media platforms.
Posted: May 8, 2018
UAE. Arowana Consulting will become Avaya partner; two companies will deliver solutions targeted at hospitality, healthcare and retail sectors.
Posted: May 7, 2018
UAE. Data from LinkedIn reveals the UAE's fastest growing industries over the past 15 years with retail and hospitality in the forefront.
Posted: May 1, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. No matter what you are selling, it is vital that you get off on the right foot so that you can stand out from the crowd and get noticed.
Posted: April 18, 2018
UAE. With Sales in 17 countries, Riversong is seeking to consolidate its MENA onslaught citing growing smartphone use and a strong demand for quality accessories as its growth driver.
Posted: April 11, 2018
UAE. Surveyed omnichannel decision makers anticipate disruption led by drones, autonomous vehicles and crowdsourced delivery; 78% of logistics companies expect to provide same-day delivery by 2023.
Posted: April 10, 2018
UAE. PwC Middle East today released a new publication; The ADAPT framework is aimed at taking a holistic yet nuanced and detailed look at the multiple pressing challenges governments, organisations and individuals face.
Posted: April 9, 2018
UAE. A community shopping centre is smaller in design and by definition is a much-required neighbourhood venue for convenience shopping, dining and social interaction.
Posted: March 27, 2018
UAE. In the MENA region, the use of AI could be even more beneficial as customer behaviours are even more difficult to interpret considering the large expat community and diverse cultures.
Posted: March 26, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. If you've been thinking about launching an e-commerce company, here's what you'll need to do.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: June 16, 2018
UAE. MENA region recorded 93 deals amounting to US$15.4b in Q1 2018; UAE records highest announced Q1 deal value in the region at US$5.1b; Oil & gas deal value reached US$7.2b in Q1 2018; Almost 80% of MENA boards focused on portfolio transformation.
date:Posted: June 14, 2018
UAE. McAfee report sounds industry alarm: Don't start the blockchain revolution without making security a top priority.
date:Posted: June 13, 2018
UAE. 3.5 billion IoT cellular connections predicted for 2023; 5G commercial launches this year; 20% of global mobile data traffic will be on 5G networks in 2023.
UAE. MENA region recorded 93 deals amounting to US$15.4b in Q1 2018; UAE records highest announced Q1 deal value in the region at US$5.1b; Oil & gas deal value reached US$7.2b in Q1 2018; Almost 80% of MENA boards focused on portfolio transformation.
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