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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. 

Ariz. retail centers focus on sustainability


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

Retailers and centers in Arizona are embracing sustainability as well as lower energy costs by installing solar shades over parking lots and panels on roofs -- a move that can create a sense of commun… Read More

What do operators expect from the Sysco-US Foods merger?


  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Food & Beverage

The majority of more than 500 foodservice operators surveyed say they expect the pending merger of Sysco and US Foods to bring a greater selection of products, according to Datassential and The Hale G… Read More

$110 million distribution hub planned in Ga.


  • Atlanta Journal-Constitution (free content), The

Two companies are financing a planned 183-acre distribution complex in Henry County, Ga., costing $110 million. Tenants have not been found. Read More