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Pros and Cons of Retail Store Layout
The retail store layout involves more than setting up merchandise and displaying products. Planning the retail store layout also provides an opportunity to maximize sales by focusing on the store design and customer flow.
Consumer behavior shifts to watch in 2022 and beyond
The past two years have impacted consumer habits so drastically that many retailers have had to rebuild their models from the ground up.
Retailers response to consumer shifts in the Middle East is key to determine their success in the upcoming future
In the midst of major shifts in consumer habits and market perception, coupled with the continuing Covid-19 impact on the business environment, companies in the Middle East must revisit their value propositions and competitive advantages.
Retail Manipulation: How Retailers Get You to Buy More
You walk into a store and are greeted with racks and racks of clothes, groceries, and other goods. You start to browse, and soon your basket has more than you intended to buy.
Food and Beverages
Key Food and Beverage Industry Trends for 2022
The food and beverage industry is constantly evolving due to many factors. While this is happening to meet the requirements and demands of modern-day consumers.
How Technology is Revolutionizing Retail Industry
Technology has taken the retail world by storm, offering businesses the opportunity to connect with consumers all around the world with a few clicks of a button.
The Impact of Technology on the Retail Industry
It’s where much of the best technological innovation is taking place today. As retail design firms try to help outlets make the most of profit, convenience and efficiency, technology is providing the roadmap to provide outstanding customer experience.
Balancing agricultural productivity and sustainability?
In its most ideal form, agricultural productivity is concerned with contributing to the feeding of an ever-expanding world population while concurrently protecting the natural resource base on which future food production depends.
3 Retail Ecommerce Trends That Will Continue to Grow in 2022
In 2021, retail eCommerce sales went up to approximately 5 trillion U.S dollars worldwide, and growth is expected to continue over the next 4 years.
How Millennials are influencing FMCG consumer trends
There's no doubt that millennials have grown up in a very different environment than the previous generations. Millennials expect FMCG brands to be transparent and proactive about communicating their environmental efforts.
Food and Beverages
22 Food and Beverage Industry Trends to Consider
All participants in the sector should be aware of new trends and think about how they incorporate them into their own businesses while keeping the customer in mind. As food and beverage consultants, we've compiled a list of 22 trends to keep an eye on.
How digital transformation is enhancing the customer experience
Digital transformation simply explains the process of integrating digital technology into all of a business’ facets.
The Metaverse is already here to stay
One of the biggest news to come out of 2021 is Facebook’s recent decision to transform its parent company into one that embodies its new vision, Meta.
What Young Entrepreneurs and Influencers are Focused on in 2022
Every business professional should have their eyes on young and upcoming entrepreneurs and influencers.
Hospitality & Leisure
Latest Trends in UAE Hospitality
The desire to delight visitors and tourists in hotels and restaurants has shown to be quite appealing to tourists all around the world. The primary trends changing the hotel and leisure business include Internet penetration, innovations, and AI.
How you can be part of the Metaverse
The metaverse is here to change our world. It brings with it a new way of interacting with each other and our surroundings - it’s a new category of human experience.
The benefits of sustainable Agriculture and How we get there
In line with continuous industry growth for the foreseeable future and the latest advancements in Agtech, Agribusinesses around the world, and especially the one using traditional approaches are still facing unprecedented challenges.
MENA agribusiness market posed for steady growth
Historically, nations in the (MENA) used to import large amounts of agricultural products and animals. This is changing as nations increase local production to improve food security and move toward self-sufficiency.
How to succeed in Digital Transformation and magnify its impact
What factors influence the effectiveness of Digital Transformation efforts and their rollout across the organisation? Here are nine crucial characteristics that will help it succeed. The role of technology in digital transformation cannot be overstated.
Saudi Arabia emerging as the Tech Hub of the Future
Technology is fundamental for innovation, opening doors to progress and development. Thanks to technology, countries around the world are pushing the realm of what is possible.
Agtech Trends that are Shaping the Future
Agtech developments are influencing the future of agriculture throughout the world, particularly in the Middle East, where imports are heavily dependant, and Africa, where agriculture is heavily depended.
Are you ready for 2021?
Are you prepared to deal with the unexpected in 2021 if uncertainty persists? Are you ready to compete and get momentum in a business climate that has shrunk, where everyone wants a piece of the same pie and preparing to battle aggressively in 2021?