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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. 

Report: Luxury brands see nowhere to set up shop in India


  • Times of India, The

A lack of suitable retail space is keeping luxury brands from expanding in India, according to a joint study by The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India and KPMG. The report highlight… Read More

FMI teams on industry effort to cut food waste


  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Food & Beverage

FMI, along with dozens of other industry groups, including the National Restaurant Association and the Grocery Manufacturers Association, is part of the Food Waste Reduction Alliance, which last week … Read More

2 pitfalls facing distributors in e-commerce


  • Industrial Distribution online

Distributors can be slow to adopt viable B2B e-commerce programs because they don't have the applicable C-suite leadership in place and because of the daunting transformation that is often required, s… Read More