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December 26, 2016

UAE Forecast for the Next Three Years – The Business Leaders’ Point of View

Written by Emanuela Lertora 

Over the last three months, KPMG has surveyed some of the UAE’s key decision makers, CEOs and leaders from top organizations and emerging businesses, across economic sectors, to better understand their views and strategies regarding current and future market opportunities and challenges. All CEOs involved in the study were confident that their organizations would grow over the next three years, with 60% of the CEOs confident that organic growth—such as expanding their customer base or entering into new business lines or geographies—would most effectively drive stakeholder value over the next three years.


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September 29, 2016

Innovation for the food and beverage market

Written by Emanuela Lertora

Cities, hotspot, shopping mall and holiday destinations are populated by a variety of bars, restaurants and take away, from the cheapest fast food, to food chains to fine dining customers are spoiled by choices. Big chains and superstar chefs are often leading the way by embracing new trends, introducing new services and digital innovation, but how independent business can survive in this ever challenging markets?  In this article we explore how innovation can help food and beverage operators to succeed in their business.


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September 22, 2016

How to engage customers in the bars and restaurants sector

Written by Emanuela Lertora

The bars and restaurants sector is often affected by new trends in terms of locations (emerging urban hotspots or new popular holiday destinations), types of cuisines (vegan, ethnic, free-from etc.), and by social media influencers and on-line reviews that can shift customers from one place to another, in a already challenging and congested market. Proactively engaging and remaining connected with customers is an effective way to develop and protect brand loyalty, and is the key differentiator for successful food and beverage commercial enterprises.

How bars and restaurants can stay in [...]

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September 15, 2016

The UAE food and beverage market forecast

Written by Emanuela Lertora

The 2016 Food and Beverage Report released this month by KPMG reveals that the UAE food and beverage industry continues to be resilient. In the second and third quarters of 2016, 840 survey respondents living across the UAE, 60 brands, 550 outlets, and 2 of the predominant food tech players in the country gave their point of view on the current and future state of the market.

THE STATE OF THE UAE’S FOOD AND BEVERAGE MARKET The UAE is one of the world’s leading food and beverage (F&B) markets, with its market size measured by Euromonitor at AED52.4 [...]

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