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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. 

Zuli Smartplugs get venture funding


  • TechCrunch

Zuli, a smart-home automation startup, has received $1.65 million in venture seed funding on top of $175,000 raised through a Kickstarter campaign. The company is taking pre-orders for the Zuli Smartp… Read More

Proposed truck driver coercion rule receives mixed reactions


  • Journal of Commerce, The

A proposed rule to prevent truck drivers from being coerced into violating safety regulations is receiving mixed reactions. Some trucking industry groups have shown support for the rule, while shipper… Read More