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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. 

Fab founder turns his focus to furniture


  • Fast Company online

Fab co-founder Jason Goldberg has launched Hem, an online furniture shop that stems from the company's purchase last year of Germany-based furniture company Massivkonzept and this year's acquisition o… Read More

Lakeland continues investments as growth remains strong


  • Gazette Series (U.K.)

U.K.-based kitchenware company Lakeland has seen a drop in profits but record-high sales after investing in its expansion, and the company remains optimistic about its future growth, said retail and f… Read More

Expert: Re-examine supply chain packaging for drug products



Many drug products require special care to packaging because they are time- or temperature-sensitive, and there are supply chain benefits to be had through improved packaging, timing and the reduction… Read More