Food Retail

FMI dailyLead®

News and information about the grocery retail industry

FMI dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: Food Marketing Institute

Market Basket battle ends with $1.5B sale to former CEO

8/28/2014

  • Boston Herald

Market Basket's ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas has reached a deal to acquire a 50.5% share of the company belonging to shareholders including his cousin Arthur S. Demoulas for more than $1.5 billion. T… Read More

PMA SmartBrief

News for produce marketing professionals

PMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Produce Marketing Association

Potato famine disease is taking a bite out of tomatoes

8/28/2014

  • MLive.com (Michigan) (free registration)

Michigan's cool, wet summer has been a breeding ground for late blight among the state's tomato plants. The disease, caused by the fungus-like organism phytophthora infestans, infects potato and tomat… Read More

NEW SmartBrief

Women's leadership news for retail and consumer goods

NEW SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Network of Executive Women

New report highlights Kellogg's diversity efforts

8/26/2014

  • Grand Rapids Business Journal (Mich.)

Kellogg Company has released its fifth annual diversity report, a document that explains how the company has worked to create an inclusive environment. "With greater diversity throughout Kellogg, we c… Read More

WSWA SmartBrief

Wine and spirits wholesale news

WSWA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America

Ultra launches 1-hour alcohol delivery service in Conn.

8/28/2014

  • Hartford Courant (Conn.), The

Alcohol delivery service Ultra has launched in the Hartford, Conn., market, promising it will deliver bottles of wine, beer, liquor, nonalcoholic drinks and mixers to homes or businesses in less than … Read More