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Has Amazon's rebrand of Souq in the UAE been a success?
What did Amazon get right with the brand takeover of popular local retailer Souq?
Honeywell targets digital transformation and e-com in logistics at GITEX
Retailers are increasingly leveraging advanced technologies to meet growing consumer expectations around delivery options, shorter delivery timelines and lower costs for shipping goods
Truebell launches enhanced distribution process at Dubai hub
Regional FMCG importer’s new process will generate an improved delivery accuracy of 99.97% as well as provide greater efficiency and productivity at its warehouse facility
China-US trade war hits UAE construction and retail supply chains
The UAE is beginning to feel the impact of the US-China trade war as Chinese manufacturers look for friendly markets to boost exports
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

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