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: March 16, 2018
UAE. Town Square, the retail community center for Al Forsan Village, is soon slated to be the family entertainment hub in the city.
Posted: March 15, 2018
SAUDI ARABIA. Saudi-based logistics platform Wasel Lee has just announced a Series A round, led by three individual investors.
Posted: March 14, 2018
UAE. BinSina seeks to cement its leadership position as a major player in the region offering a wide range of pharma, skincare, beauty, lifestyle, supplements and vitamins solutions.
Posted: March 14, 2018
UAE. Sessions involved "Kitchen Cupboard" journey where MAGGI highlighted move to 100% simplified ingredients; increased vegetables; micronutrient fortification; reduction of salt and saturated fat.
Posted: March 14, 2018
JORDAN. With its entry into the Jordanian chocolate market, dipndip now operates in 17 countries as demand for premium chocolate and desserts soars.
Posted: March 10, 2018
UAE. The premium fine jewellery retail brand is now planning to leverage the domain expertise of Capillary Technologies in consumer lifecycle management, aimed at creating easy and seamless customer experience with personalization.
Posted: March 9, 2018
SAUDI ARABIA. Car sales are expected to grow by 9% per annum until 2025 boosted by the new women customer segment; Large number of new jobs will be created across segments of the automotive sector to serve the growing demand.
Posted: March 7, 2018
UAE. Danish-Arab collaboration to supply food containers made out of bamboo, palm, sugarcane fiber, and starch.
Posted: March 5, 2018
SAUDI ARABIA. THELEVELe aims to make online shopping easier and faster in GCC region.
Posted: March 3, 2018
UAE. Jaleel Cash & Carry stocks products in categories like foodstuff, non-food, cosmetics, home appliances and other FMCG items.
Posted: March 3, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. The prestigious award is presented to business leaders from foreign companies that have made substantial contributions to strengthening relationships with Italy in the fields of economics, literature, and arts.
Posted: February 26, 2018
UAE. Samsung's latest flagship will be available for pre-order from major retailers and Samsung brand shops across the UAE while supplies last.
Posted: February 21, 2018
Thelevele.com aims to offer a huge variety of brands from all over the world to women in the GCC region, with a joyfully convenient experience; The platform will be launched on 3 March 2018.
Posted: February 21, 2018
JORDAN. Total revenue grew by 17% year on year and amounted to US$78.5 million in 2017.
Posted: February 20, 2018
LONDON. The partnership has two main aims: to deliver a growth strategy for the fashion industry within the Arab World and to provide a gateway in to the region for British and international brands.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: May 25, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. AI is creating jobs, yet 80% of respondents say there is a lack of talent to fill positions; More than 50% of respondents use AI to improve products and increase efficiency; C-suite support and performance metrics are needed to scale AI strategies.
date:Posted: May 24, 2018
UAE. 10% of the total real estate debt market could come from private providers within the next decade; Report outlines how diversified debt sources and alternative financing structures will boost lending competition and in turn inject new capital into the real estate market.
date:Posted: May 24, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. The more "human" our solutions, the greater chance we'll be building monuments that become meaningful parts of people's lives and not just monoliths.
INTERNATIONAL. AI is creating jobs, yet 80% of respondents say there is a lack of talent to fill positions; More than 50% of respondents use AI to improve products and increase efficiency; C-suite support and performance metrics are needed to scale AI strategies.
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