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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. 

Fashion retailer Blue Inc makes plans to go public


  • Telegraph (London) (tiered subscription model), The

UK fast-fashion retailer Blue Inc is making plans to go public this year in an initial public offering that would value the 240-store company at about £60 million. Former Marks & Spencer CEO Sir Stua… Read More

FMI teams on industry effort to cut food waste


  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Food & Beverage

FMI, along with dozens of other industry groups, including the National Restaurant Association and the Grocery Manufacturers Association, is part of the Food Waste Reduction Alliance, which last week … Read More

McKesson bucked fiscal 2013 trend of decline in federal contract spending


  • Government Executive
  • Bloomberg

McKesson received about $4.7 billion in federal contract spending in the government's 2013 fiscal year, ranking 10th among all companies and was one of only three companies in the top 10 to increase i… Read More