Food Retail

FMI dailyLead®

News and information about the grocery retail industry

FMI dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: Food Marketing Institute

Standout packaging is key to shopper conversion, experts say

3/27/2015

  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Food & Beverage

The right packaging can make all the difference in a product's success, and new products need packages that tell the story of the brand and fit the consumer's lifestyle, experts say. "[T]he package it… Read More

PMA SmartBrief

News for produce marketing professionals

PMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Produce Marketing Association

U.K. grocers welcome berries two weeks early

3/27/2015

  • Telegraph (London) (tiered subscription model), The

British greenhouse-grown raspberries will go on sale at Waitrose supermarkets in the U.K. this weekend, a record early start for the crop that usually makes its yearly debut in mid-April. Tesco starte… Read More

NEW SmartBrief

Women's leadership news for retail and consumer goods

NEW SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Network of Executive Women

Pinterest helps brands tap into female buying power

3/23/2015

  • American Public Media/Marketplace

About seven in 10 Pinterest users are female, and many of them are affluent, which makes the network an attractive platform for advertisers. "Women still are some of the biggest spenders," said Carol … Read More

WSWA SmartBrief

Wine and spirits wholesale news

WSWA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America

Ariz. bill would allow alcohol sales near schools

3/27/2015

  • Arizona Republic (Phoenix) (tiered subscription model), The

An amended bill in the Arizona Senate would allow convenience stores and grocery stores that sell produce located within the 300-foot buffer zone near schools to sell alcohol, provided liquor sales do… Read More