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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.
Strategic pillars for the future of the FMCG industry
Nowadays, fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) firms are defining their progress via steady expansion and the use of new technology to meet customer needs, with many well-known brands continuously working on expanding their portfolios and capabilities.
Consumers Tightening on Retail Spending as Fuel & Food Prices Soar
Around the world, the news remains the same. Fuel prices are on the rise. The cost of food has risen so much that some people may struggle to keep pantries filled and stomachs full.
How FMCG Sector is Using Technology to Increase Efficiencies
The FMCG sector is one of the most competitive industries in the world. To stay ahead of the curve, companies are always looking for ways to increase efficiencies and cut costs.
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.
UAE initiatives to boost the economy
Over the past 50 years, diversifying the economy away from reliance on oil and gas was at the heart of the UAE’s development strategy.
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.
Is Space Exploration the New Frontier in Farming, Pharmaceuticals and Biomanufacturing?
Innovators, entrepreneurs, agricultural advisors, farm consultants, biomanufacturers and pharmaceutical researchers, among others are combining expertise to leverage space technologies for humanity’s future.
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.
Impact of Climate change on Fisheries and Aquaculture
Climate change is not a new topic. In 1988, climate change became an issue when global warming became front-page news.
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.
Ethical Issues Facing The Agricultural Industry
Every industry has its share of ethical issues, and the agricultural sector is no exception. These issues often become magnified when you're dealing with areas lacking specific resources or other necessary aspects of a thriving agricultural industry.
What Young Entrepreneurs and Influencers are Focused on in 2022
Every business professional should have their eyes on young and upcoming entrepreneurs and influencers.
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.
Why 2022 is the year of workplace culture
In 2022, there'll be a lot of changes related to the workplace. One of those changes is culture. This article will explore what makes 2022 the year of workplace culture and how it will affect people's lives for years to come.
Food and Beverages
Supply Chain Trends in Food & Beverage
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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?