Food Retail

FMI dailyLead®

News and information about the grocery retail industry

FMI dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: Food Marketing Institute

Ill. grocer's new store is a "food emporium"


  • Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, Ill.)

Angelo Caputo's Fresh Markets held a soft opening for its new store in Carol Stream, Ill., which features a variety of prepared food stations and bars, an expansive produce section and a fresh bakery.… Read More

PMA SmartBrief

News for produce marketing professionals

PMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Produce Marketing Association

Experts weigh in on keys to successful product launches


  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Food & Beverage

Companies should focus on providing value, consult consumer panels, promote functionality, establish a long-term plan, target millennials and find a product's "sweet spot" when launching new beverages… Read More

NEW SmartBrief

Women's leadership news for retail and consumer goods

NEW SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Network of Executive Women

Study: Rising share of board nominees are women


  • Fortune
  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

This year, 29% of nominees to large-company boards have been women, according to data from Institutional Shareholder Services. That represents an increase of nine percentage points compared to 2013. "… Read More

WSWA SmartBrief

Wine and spirits wholesale news

WSWA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America

Michigan distillery releases historic applejack brandy


  • (Michigan) (free registration)

Coppercraft Distillery in Holland, Mich., will release apple brandy made with state-sourced ingredients, including 32 varieties of apples. "Michigan is one of the top apple producers in the country, s… Read More