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: December 17, 2017
But the good news is that by understanding the tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) of cybercriminals, there's a lot retailers and consumers can do to remediate risk.
Posted: December 17, 2017
KUWAIT. Soapbox is a unique opportunity for entrepreneurs; offering fully-fitted shop space, with low overhead and flexible terms.
Posted: December 15, 2017
UAE. ADFCA affirms role as auditing body for safe food practices; Jenaan signs deal to set up infrastructure to rear organic chickens in the UAE.
Posted: December 14, 2017
UAE. Morocco's pavilion received over 5000 visitors on the first day of SIAL Middle East.
Posted: December 14, 2017
UAE. Following on from successful series in Istanbul and London, Dubai Modest Fashion Week saw global faces, award-winning designers and VIPs take part in one of the world's biggest modest fashion movements.
Posted: December 11, 2017
UAE. Region's fastest growing food & drink trade exhibition opens tomorrow.
Posted: December 8, 2017
UAE. The awards will recognise street food vendors and participants in all street food events and venues across the UAE.
Posted: December 7, 2017
OMAN. A powerful local food movement is growing; a movement that is connecting Omani consumers with how, where and by whom their food is grown.
Posted: December 5, 2017
UAE. Middle East Organic and Natural Products Expo is the only Organic and Natural trade show in MENA embracing the growing trend of natural and organic way of living and acting as the perfect platform for global brands to reach growing consumers.
Posted: December 5, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. The main types of exports to Saudi Arabia are pharmaceuticals, precious stones, jewelry, machines, clocks and coffee.
Posted: December 1, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. China's National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) has expanded the usage limit for its nonylphenol-free stabilizer, WESTON 705, in polyethylene from 1500ppm to 2000ppm.
Posted: November 30, 2017
UAE. SOUQ doubles number of items sold during White Friday 2017 compared to last year's event; Over 70% of customers shopped through mobile devices; Almost half of customers paid using electronic payment methods.
Posted: November 30, 2017
UAE. Blockchain technology will give ENOC and TRISTAR the ability to provide irrevocable verification and oversight to complex processes and movements of products to customers.
Posted: November 29, 2017
UAE. Seven out of ten consumers spend the same amount or more per meal compared to last year; Eight out of ten were influenced by deals when choosing a restaurant.
Posted: November 29, 2017
UAE. Surplus Stores has opened its doors to the public with its ground-breaking wholesale concept that redefines the wholesale business.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: December 18, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. The majority of women in Saudi Arabia (70%) say that they are most likely to drive after the ban is lifted. However, men will remain the decision-makers when it comes to car purchases.
date:Posted: December 17, 2017
UAE. The recent increase in mortgage activity can be attributed towards the rise of end users and investors taking advantage of capital structure through leverage. Structurally speaking, the higher levels of mortgage indicate that there will be lower levels of "flipping".
date:Posted: December 17, 2017
UAE. Announced MENA IPO deal value reached US$236.7 million in Q3 2017; Musharaka REIT Fund in Saudi Arabia raised US$ 95.1 million, largest IPO by capital raised; Global IPO activity for 2017 on course to be the busiest year since 2007.
UAE. The region will see the launch of new, futuristic technologies & solutions at the Future Cities Show, held in April 2018, that will change the way we live and work in the urban environment.
UAE. Cisco's security research organization Talos says once this ransomware enters your system, it uses three ways to spread automatically around a network, one of which is the known Eternal Blue vulnerability.
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