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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 19, 2017
LONDON. The council's aims are to establish a sustainable fashion infrastructure in the Arab World harnessing design to manufacture, retail to commerce and education.
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.

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date:Posted: January 20, 2018
LONDON. The impact of machine learning applications - from machine vision to voice recognition - will be massively enhanced via the deployment of 800,000 machine learning centric chips in data centres this year, roughly quadruple the volume in 2016.
date:Posted: January 20, 2018
UAE. A large youth population, fast- improving mobile connectivity and a flood of new streaming platforms into the market will drive growth.
date:Posted: January 19, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. Saxo Bank's strategy team sees a market full of potential hazards as we head into 2018; From central bank policy normalisation to rising inflation expectations, from fiscal deficit expansions to cross-asset correlations, the signs are all there.
LONDON. The impact of machine learning applications - from machine vision to voice recognition - will be massively enhanced via the deployment of 800,000 machine learning centric chips in data centres this year, roughly quadruple the volume in 2016.
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