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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. 

DDR CEO Daniel B. Hurwitz set to leave REIT next year


  • SCT Newswire
  • Crain's Cleveland Business

DDR Corp. CEO Daniel B. Hurwitz is leaving the company when his contract expires at the end of next year. The REIT will be looking for a replacement both internally and externally. Hurwitz has been wi… Read More

Cereals continue their struggle in the breakfast market


  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Cereal sales hit $13.9 billion in 2000, falling to $10 billion last year with an estimated $9.7 billion in sales this year, according to Euromonitor. Although the number of people who eat breakfast ha… Read More

L'Oreal to adopt more sustainable supply chain


  • Supply Management online (U.K.)

L'Oreal plans to reduce waste, carbon emissions and water use in its supply chain by 60% in the next six years. The supply chain overhaul is part of the global cosmetics giant's response to growing en… Read More