Food Retail

FMI dailyLead®

News and information about the grocery retail industry

FMI dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: Food Marketing Institute

The advantage of marrying packaging and social media

9/17/2014

  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Social Media

Big brands are finding success with strategies that marry excellent product packaging design with brand promotion and consumer engagement across a variety of social media, such as Coca-Cola's #ShareAC… Read More

PMA SmartBrief

News for produce marketing professionals

PMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Produce Marketing Association

The pros and cons of vertical food farming

9/16/2014

  • Earth Island Journal

Cities across the globe are becoming homes to enclosed vertical farms that grow more food in less time than traditional farms. The operations use 98% less water, 70% less fertilizer, no pesticides, gi… Read More

NEW SmartBrief

Women's leadership news for retail and consumer goods

NEW SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Network of Executive Women

3 ways to help brands reach women

9/15/2014

  • MarketingProfs

Brands can do a better job of marketing to female consumers by explaining how their products can improve women's lives, writes Aliza Freud, founder and CEO of SheSpeaks. In addition, companies should … Read More

WSWA SmartBrief

Wine and spirits wholesale news

WSWA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America

PLCB returns $2.4M in licensing fees to municipalities

9/16/2014

  • Times Leader (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.)

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board announced Monday that nearly $2.4 million in licensing fees would be returned to 1,453 municipalities, which can be used "to pay for much-needed local projects," … Read More