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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. 

Jimmy Choo plans London IPO


  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Designer shoe brand Jimmy Choo will go public before the end of the year, selling a 25% stake in its new holding company on the London Stock Exchange, the company said Tuesday. The listing, a first fo… Read More

Home furnishings sector seeing uneven growth


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Nova Lifestyle and Bassett Furniture Industries are enjoying double-digit growth over 2012 revenues, while Ethan Allen Interiors languishes with 1% revenue growth in the same period. Revenue for Stanl… Read More

Master data management solutions reduce recalls, inventory problems


  • Refrigerated & Frozen Foods online

Consumer packaged goods firms can lessen product recalls, inventory problems and product information mistakes by using master data management technology, writes Terry Stickler, Stibo Systems' vice pre… Read More