Specialty Retail

APPA SmartBrief

The latest pet industry news

APPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Pet Products Association

Kansas City pets have new luxury hotel option

9/8/2014

  • Kansas City Star (Mo.), The

Pets in Kansas City, Mo., will soon be able to experience luxury, as Eagle Animal Hospital is undergoing a multimillion-dollar renovation. Day care, boarding and medical and grooming services will be … Read More

CEA SmartBrief

Consumer electronics news and information

CEA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Consumer Electronics Association

TiVo demos Ultra HD set-top boxes

9/11/2014

  • Multichannel News

TiVo has unveiled its Ultra HD set-top boxes, which will be capable of showing Ultra HD video at 60 frames per second. The TiVo boxes incorporate Broadcom's BCM7445 chipset, which supports 10-bit colo… Read More

FMI dailyLead®

News and information about the grocery retail industry

FMI dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: Food Marketing Institute

Cereals continue their struggle in the breakfast market

9/12/2014

  • 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

Housewares SmartBrief

The latest housewares industry news

Housewares SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Housewares Association

Port labor talks boost business on East Coast

9/12/2014

  • Savannah Morning News (Ga.) (free registration)

The Port of Savannah and others along the Eastern Seaboard are seeing cargo volumes rise as labor talks at West Coast ports drag on and retailers work to make sure their shelves are stocked for the ho… Read More

ISA SmartBrief

News about signs and visual communications

ISA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Sign Association

Toshiba is named Staples Center's digital signage supplier

9/11/2014

  • Digital Signage Today

Staples Center, home to the Los Angeles Lakers, Clippers and Kings, has signed Toshiba America Business Solutions as the official electronics provider for the arena. Toshiba will revamp the venue's di… Read More

NEW SmartBrief

Women's leadership news for retail and consumer goods

NEW SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Network of Executive Women

Female employment climbs past pre-recession numbers

9/8/2014

  • U.S. News & World Report

U.S. women have gained 4.1 million jobs since December 2007, meaning that they now hold 1.4 million more jobs than they did before the recession, according to data. In contrast, male employment fell b… Read More