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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. 

Alibaba grows mobile business


  • Women's Wear Daily (subscription required)

Chinese online retailer Alibaba has jumped into the mobile games race with the investment of $120 million in Kabam, a San Francisco-based company. The move reflects Alibaba's increased interest in the… Read More

Sources: EveryWare close to deal with lenders, Monomoy


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EveryWare Global, which owns the Anchor, Oneida, Sant'Andrea, Stölzle, Spiegelau, Viners, Buffalo China and Schönwald brands, may be close to a deal with its lenders and its private equity owner, Mo… Read More

Global value chains need better policies to help developing countries


  • Supply Management online (U.K.)

A report from the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development, the World Trade Organization and World Bank Group suggests improvements to global value chains to provide better support for man… Read More