Food Retail

FMI dailyLead®

News and information about the grocery retail industry

FMI dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: Food Marketing Institute

Fresh Thyme Farmers Market to ramp up Chicago presence

4/24/2014

  • Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

Fresh Thyme Farmers Market opened a new store in the Chicago area this week that features pizza and sandwich bars in addition to the retailer's specialty grocery options. The company plans more stores… Read More

PMA SmartBrief

News for produce marketing professionals

PMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Produce Marketing Association

French produce growers take issue with grocers on pricing

4/23/2014

  • Fruitnet.com (U.K.)

Fruit and vegetable growers in France are banding together and criticizing grocers for engaging in price wars. National Fruit Producers Federation and Legumes de France issued a joint statement vowing… Read More

NEW SmartBrief

Women's leadership news for retail and consumer goods

NEW SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Network of Executive Women

Rise in working women has propelled economy forward: Study

4/21/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

The percentage of women who hold full-time jobs has risen significantly since the late 1970s, and that has had a big effect on the U.S. economy, according to a report from the Center for American Prog… Read More

WSWA SmartBrief

Wine and spirits wholesale news

WSWA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America

Pa. lawmakers develop compromise for liquor privatization

4/23/2014

  • Beaver County Times (Pa.)

Republican state senators in Pennsylvania plan to propose a new liquor privatization plan by next week that would allow wine and beer to be sold in grocery stores, beer distributors, gas stations and … Read More