Food Retail

FMI dailyLead®

News and information about the grocery retail industry

FMI dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: Food Marketing Institute

DF Mavens aims to grow with dairy-free ice cream demand

11/26/2014

  • FoodNavigator

Consumer demand for milk alternatives, such as almond and coconut milks, is expected to spur growth in the U.S. dairy-free desserts category by two or three times in the next five years, and New York … Read More

PMA SmartBrief

News for produce marketing professionals

PMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Produce Marketing Association

Does your company have too many leaders?

11/26/2014

  • Fox Business

Xerox has 32 senior officers, and General Motors has 25, but Apple, with its far greater revenue and market capitalization, makes do with 10. "Companies primarily develop, make and sell products to cu… Read More

NEW SmartBrief

Women's leadership news for retail and consumer goods

NEW SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Network of Executive Women

How having a family affects women's careers

11/24/2014

  • Fast Company online
  • Harvard Business Review (tiered subscription model)

Researchers studying Harvard Business School graduates found that, in general, women are not voluntarily leaving the workforce to raise children. However, the study also found that men's careers often… Read More

WSWA SmartBrief

Wine and spirits wholesale news

WSWA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America

Chinese wine buyer publicly destroys fake Lafite

11/26/2014

  • Drinks Business online (U.K.), The

A Chinese wine merchant publicly smashed 200 bottles of fake Lafite that were part of a 13,069-bottle lot he purchased at auction for $1.4 million. The buyer sent his bottles to Lafite for verificatio… Read More

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