Food Retail

FMI dailyLead®

News and information about the grocery retail industry

FMI dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: Food Marketing Institute

The art of food marketing in the digital age

8/22/2014

  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Food & Beverage

Mobile technology and social media have fueled changes in the way people interact with food, from posting photos of favorite meals to scouring Pinterest for recipes, The Hartman Group's CEO Laurie Dem… Read More

PMA SmartBrief

News for produce marketing professionals

PMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Produce Marketing Association

Northwest pear growers to beat early season forecast

8/22/2014

  • Fruitnet.com (U.K.)

Northwest U.S. pear growers are on track to end the season with yields down 6% from last year but up 2% over the five-year average, according to Pear Bureau Northwest. The harvest has been extended in… Read More

NEW SmartBrief

Women's leadership news for retail and consumer goods

NEW SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Network of Executive Women

Why QVC's Claire Watts works backward

8/18/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Claire Watts, who leads the U.S. operations of QVC, said she became a better leader after she learned to focus on desired results and work backward from there. "You have to communicate, communicate, c… Read More

WSWA SmartBrief

Wine and spirits wholesale news

WSWA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America

Pa. liquor board unveils its largest state store in Pittsburgh

8/22/2014

  • Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board opened its largest store this week in Pittsburgh after expanding and remodeling an existing state store that posted $19.1 million in wine and spirits sales last f… Read More