Food Retail

FMI dailyLead®

News and information about the grocery retail industry

FMI dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: Food Marketing Institute

Retail group set to hit sustainable produce goal by 2020


  • (U.K.)

The Sustainability Fruits and Vegetables Initiative said it remains on track to meet its 2020 goal to source all produce sustainably. The group, which includes such retailers as Ahold, ICA and Lidl, s… Read More

PMA SmartBrief

News for produce marketing professionals

PMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Produce Marketing Association

Why every leader must learn to be patient


  • Leadership Freak blog

Patience requires tolerance but doesn't exclude tenacity, and it can help cultivate stronger relationships with employees and others, Dan Rockwell writes. "Show me a leader with patience and I'll show… Read More

NEW SmartBrief

Women's leadership news for retail and consumer goods

NEW SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Network of Executive Women

Continuing the drive for diversity



Bias remains in the professional world despite the progress that has been made, writes Karen Dunlap, president emerita of The Poynter Institute. Women and minorities in positions of power should remem… Read More

WSWA SmartBrief

Wine and spirits wholesale news

WSWA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America

Chicagoans sling back Tennessee moonshine


  • Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, Ill.)

Moonshine from Tennessee's Ole Smoky Distillery is proving popular in suburban-Chicago restaurants, where bar managers have made the spirit a mainstay on menus. "The humble packaging of the Mason ja… Read More

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