Food Retail

FMI dailyLead®

News and information about the grocery retail industry

FMI dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: Food Marketing Institute

Dollar General ups the ante in Family Dollar quest

9/2/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The
  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Dollar General has raised its bid to buy rival Family Dollar to $9.1 billion, offered to close up to 1,500 stores to win regulatory approval and promised to pay $500 million if antitrust regulators ki… Read More

PMA SmartBrief

News for produce marketing professionals

PMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Produce Marketing Association

Mich. growers boost potato production

9/2/2014

  • MiBiz (Michigan)

Michigan potato growers have increased production 17% in the past eight years to about 1.6 billion pounds in 2012, with about 70% of their spuds going to the potato chip industry. The state's potato i… Read More

NEW SmartBrief

Women's leadership news for retail and consumer goods

NEW SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Network of Executive Women

Bon-Ton Stores CEO: Women should have vision, take risks

9/1/2014

  • Fortune

It's critical to have a clear vision as you seek to make your way up the corporate ladder, according to Kathryn Bufano, the new CEO of Bon-Ton Stores. "You have to have confidence in yourself to make … Read More

WSWA SmartBrief

Wine and spirits wholesale news

WSWA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America

Minn. tribe opposes liquor license application for local resort

9/2/2014

  • Washington Times, The

The liquor license application for a Minnesota resort has been met with opposition from representatives of the Red Lake Band of Ojibwe tribe, whose reservation is located six miles from Roger’s Reso… Read More