Lead Editor: Megan Conniff

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SmartBrief covers a range of topics within the retail industry. Newsletter topics include digital commerce, brick-and-mortar retail, commercial real estate, global retail, as well as specialty retail, such as consumer electronics, pets and housewares. 

Fashion retail distinguishes Dubai hotels


  • Gulf News (United Arab Emirates)

Dubai's brisk luxury hotel industry is increasingly relying on interest in fashion retail to attract consumers to the largely five-star market. Hotels are linking up with designers to attract traveler… Read More

Customers of Ark. firm can securely update signs via Verizon deal


  • Arkansas Business

Arkansas-based Aurora Digital Signage has signed a deal with Verizon that will give customers of the sign firm the ability to remotely update digital signs using a secure connection over Verizon's 4G … Read More

Keeping up with the shift to omnichannel


  • Manufacturing Business Technology

The growing trend of omnichannel commerce will push manufacturers to improve their IT systems and create "collaborative commerce networks" to work with customers and suppliers, according to IT analyst… Read More