Food Retail

FMI dailyLead®

News and information about the grocery retail industry

FMI dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: Food Marketing Institute

Nestle to sell Nescafe machines using robot brand ambassador

10/30/2014

  • FoodProductionDaily.com (France)

Nestle Japan will use a humanoid robot as the brand ambassador for its Nescafe Dolce Gusto and Nescafe Gold Blend Barista machines. The robot, named Pepper, is able to read and respond to human emotio… Read More

PMA SmartBrief

News for produce marketing professionals

PMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Produce Marketing Association

Software maker rolls out sustainability tools

10/30/2014

  • AndNowUKnow

SureHarvest has signed PRO*ACT, the California Cut Flower Commission and the Oregon Hazelnut Marketing Board as the first three clients for its new sustainability performance management software. Read More

NEW SmartBrief

Women's leadership news for retail and consumer goods

NEW SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Network of Executive Women

Leaders must take targeted action to help women get ahead

10/27/2014

  • Time.com

Leaders can't rely on assumptions if they want to address the problems that are making life more difficult for women in the corporate world, writes Susan LaMotte, founder of exaqueo. Instead, business… Read More

WSWA SmartBrief

Wine and spirits wholesale news

WSWA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America

Supply chain best practices include talent development, balance across metrics

10/30/2014

  • EBN

Successful supply chain managers find balance across their various metrics and exercise tight control, Supply Chain Insights CEO Lora Cecere says. Cecere also recommends stable leadership and a focus … Read More