Food Retail

FMI dailyLead®

News and information about the grocery retail industry

FMI dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: Food Marketing Institute

Where does the Safeway, Albertsons merger stand?

7/24/2014

  • Dallas Morning News (free content), The

Safeway shareholders will vote on the sale of the company to Albertsons on Friday, as federal regulators continue to conduct an antitrust review of the deal, one of the largest among grocery retailers… Read More

PMA SmartBrief

News for produce marketing professionals

PMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Produce Marketing Association

Millennials and the future of food shopping

7/23/2014

  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Food & Beverage

Millennials are much like the young versions of previous generations, except they grew up in a digital age and lived through the Great Recession, circumstances that affect the way they shop, Hartman G… Read More

NEW SmartBrief

Women's leadership news for retail and consumer goods

NEW SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Network of Executive Women

How women are making their mark on advertising

7/21/2014

  • Forbes

Only a small percentage of creative directors in the advertising industry are women, but there have been signs of change, Geri Stengel writes. "Feminine skills and competencies, such as empathy, flexi… Read More

WSWA SmartBrief

Wine and spirits wholesale news

WSWA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America

Tequila consumption on the rise in the U.K.

7/23/2014

  • Telegraph (London) (tiered subscription model), The

The U.K. imported 208,000 cases of tequila from Mexico last year, up from 170,000 four years prior. The improved quality of the liquor is a major driver of its growth in the U.K., as consumers opt for… Read More