Food Retail

FMI dailyLead®

News and information about the grocery retail industry

FMI dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: Food Marketing Institute

Can U.S. retailers conquer Canada?

7/21/2014

  • CBC.ca (Canada)

Target found the going tougher than expected when it launched in Canada last year, and other U.S. retailers including Sam's Club and Big Lots have closed stores there. Their experiences may offer less… Read More

PMA SmartBrief

News for produce marketing professionals

PMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Produce Marketing Association

Tips for reducing sodium levels without cutting flavor

7/21/2014

  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Food & Beverage

Taste tests at four major restaurant chains of dishes made with reduced amounts of high-sodium ingredients revealed that customers liked the lower-salt dishes as much as or more than the original 82% … Read More

NEW SmartBrief

Women's leadership news for retail and consumer goods

NEW SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Network of Executive Women

Women should be more assertive to get the job they deserve

7/14/2014

  • Harvard Business Review online/HBR Blog Network

Too often, women settle for small promotions and raises rather than pushing for what they really deserve, writes Kathryn Heath, a principal at Flynn Heath Holt Leadership. Women should focus on being … Read More

WSWA SmartBrief

Wine and spirits wholesale news

WSWA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America

Delivery speed is big factor for online holiday shoppers

7/21/2014

  • ChainStoreAge.com

A survey from CFI Group and eBay Enterprise revealed that speed of delivery remains a major factor for nearly 88% of consumers doing holiday shopping online. The report further shows that 96% of consu… Read More