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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. 

Retail center turns empty wall space into pop-up venue


  • SCT Newswire

The Westfield Oakridge retail center in San Jose, Calif., is using wall space within the center for six local pop-up retailers. The spaces are about 9 feet by 11 feet and rent is minimal. "Obviously, … Read More

Artisan food-makers captivate N.Y.


  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Food & Beverage

Artisan food-makers are flourishing in New York state. With help from state-run marketing program Taste NY, producers are seeing rapidly increasing sales and are on track for even faster growth, thank… Read More

Avnet reports higher fiscal Q1 income, revenue


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

Avnet's overall revenue and net income increased during the fiscal first quarter, and the company posted revenue gains for its electronics-components and technology-solutions divisions. Read More