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As the UAE implements new taxes, Majid Al Futtaim commits to further expansion and Al Meera looks to spotlight its locally sourced ranges, we round up news from the region.

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As South Africa-based Pick n Pay rolls out packaging-free zones, Botswana-based Choppies sells its operations in South Africa and Kenya’s Quickmart increases the pace of its expansion, we round up news from the region. Pick n Pay trials packaging-free zone Pick n Pay has added a packaging-free zone at its Constantia store in Cape Town. The zone comes after the retailer trialled ‘nude wall...
As Majid Al Futtaim adds hydroponic farms, LuLu opens new stores and AliExpress adds new services, we round up news from the region. Carrefour opens hydroponic farm in Abu Dhabi Majid Al Futtaim (MAF) owned Carrefour has opened two hydroponic farms at stores in My City Centre Masdar and Yas Mall. MAF said the hydroponic farms enable shoppers to buy from a select range of herbs and microgree...
As LuLu discusses its expansion plans for Saudi Arabia, Majid Al Futtaim, at a corporate level, aims to remove freely distributed plastics from across its operations and Deliveroo extends its coverage in the UAE, we round up news from the region. LuLu to expand in Saudi Arabia Speaking at an event in the country, LuLu’s chairman and managing director, Yusuff Ali, discussed the retailer’s pl...

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23/09/2019
We look at the latest trends set to shape the grocery market in the region over the next 12 months.
22/05/2019
We look at Walmart's strategic priorities for the next five years, what it's going to take to lift sales to $635bn and how it’s developing an ecosystem that will become its platform for growth in future years
01/05/2019
This figures-driven deck summarises the forecast for the African grocery market to 2023 and comes complete with a dataset.
01/05/2019
This figures-driven deck summarises the forecast for the Middle Eastern grocery market to 2023 and comes complete with a dataset.
16/11/2018
This report looks at the key themes currently shaping grocery retailing in the Middle East and the performance of the region's top five retailers. We also forecast their performance to 2023 and consider their strategic priorities supporting growth.
18/05/2018
The GCC is in a transitional period as governments across the region look to modernise. A major part of this is encouraging diversification away from oil and integrating the economies into the global one. This report looks at how they are doing this and how it influences the GCC's long-term growth prospects.
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