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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. 

Macy's brings back patriotic-themed campaign for summer


  • MediaPost Communications

Macy's is bringing back its American Icons marketing campaign with patriotic imagery, celebrity-studded fashion ads and fundraisers for Got Your 6, a veteran-empowerment initiative for which the retai… Read More

Boston is installing new wayfinding signs downtown


  • Boston Herald

The Downtown Boston Business Improvement District is adding signage as part of a $750,000, multiyear project designed to make it easier for visitors to find their way around and locate features includ… Read More

Report: Dry freight container prices rise in Q1


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Prices of new dry freight containers have increased in the first quarter of the year, according to a recent Drewry Maritime Research report. Prices have "barely managed to recover 10 percent by April … Read More