Food Retail

FMI dailyLead®

News and information about the grocery retail industry

FMI dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: Food Marketing Institute

IRI: 15% of shoppers turning to premium products

7/31/2014

  • Drug Store News

According to new data from IRI, 15% of shoppers will be boosting their purchases of natural, organic and premium products in the coming year. "The word 'premium' means different things to different co… Read More

PMA SmartBrief

News for produce marketing professionals

PMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Produce Marketing Association

Steamy summer speeds produce growing season

7/31/2014

  • KGW-TV (Portland, Ore.)

Peaches are challenged by Oregon's hot summer but other fruits and vegetables are thriving. Peach farmers confronting hot temperatures followed by a rainy season are now challenged by mold and a prema… Read More

NEW SmartBrief

Women's leadership news for retail and consumer goods

NEW SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Network of Executive Women

Paid family leave could boost female labor-force participation, report says

7/28/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Policies such as paid family leave could encourage U.S. women to remain in the labor force, a report by the White House Council of Economic Advisers says. "When people have paid leave, it just gives t… Read More

WSWA SmartBrief

Wine and spirits wholesale news

WSWA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America

Mass. lawmakers transfer licensing power to Boston mayor, add 75 licenses

7/31/2014

  • BostInno (Boston)

A joint committee of Massachusetts House and Senate members agreed Wednesday to legislation that will transfer liquor-licensing authority to the Boston mayor and give 75 new licenses to specific city … Read More