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Bahraini retailer Al Jazira boosts efficiency with Infor automation
Al Jazira, a leading Bahraini retailer and distributor automates its warehouse with Infor to support rapid expansion
Comment: Pros and Cons of manufacturers selling directly to consumers
Jonathan Wood, general manager, Middle East and Africa, Infor looks at how the evolution of commerce is blurring lines, changing roles, and placing more pressure on already-strained manufacturers
Four biggest trends in GCC retail logistics according to Swisslog
According to Alain Kaddoum, general manager, Swisslog Middle East, four trends are having a marked impact on the back-end operations of retailers and their logistics partners.
Last mile fulfilment platform Mile targets Middle East retail
The platform is uniquely positioned across several verticals, from couriers, cargo, e-com retailers, and retailers, to bakeries, restaurants, pharmacies and other niche operators like laundries
Galleria Al Maryah Island launches its ‘Our City Your Mall’ campaign
Abu Dhabi’s super-regional mall expansion opening September 2019 releases community-led campaign ahead of the capital’s largest opening of the year.
DB Schenker mobilises in GCC for Ramadan logistics rush
In a usual month, DB Schenker moves more than 100,000 tonnes of consumer and retail goods into the UAE. During Ramadan, this can increase to 130,000 tonnes.
Saudi pharmacy chain sees e-com boost following omnichannel deployment
Redbox Digital delivers scalable, robust omnichannel capability for Saudi’s largest pharmacy retail chain, Nahdi
Majid Al Futtaim considering 'long target list' of e-commerce M&As
Majid Al Futtaim is predicting 1.5 million online orders this year, up from 4,000 in 2017
ALS supplies KSA automation system to pharma retailer
Drugstore chain Al-Dawaa implements KNAPP’s automation solution including a Track & Trace system
Walmart counters Amazon with next-day shipping in select cities
Walmart is the largest company in the United States by employee count (2.3-million), while Amazon is the largest Internet company by revenue in the world and the second largest employer in the United States.
DHL Express and Vinculum Solutions team up for GCC cross border e-commerce
This will enable local e-commerce retail providers to grow their businesses by extending their reach to overseas markets through a simple, dynamic and effective solution with the potential to build an international consumer base.
Majid Al Futtaim’s digital innovation awarded Retail Supply Chain of the Year
The company was recognised by the judging panel for its agility despite its size, with ground-breaking efforts in e-commerce and new automated Distribution Centres in Dubai.

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