Specialty Retail

APPA SmartBrief

The latest pet industry news

APPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Pet Products Association

Top gifts being offered for pets this holiday season

12/14/2014

  • Indianapolis Star (tiered subscription model), The

A recent survey shows that 85% of people say their pets are close to the top of their holiday shopping lists. Gadgets that shoot out treats, a lighted collar, a pet umbrella and a dog camera are among… Read More

CEA SmartBrief

Consumer electronics news and information

CEA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Consumer Electronics Association

Apple's iOS tops Android for mobile Web traffic

12/16/2014

  • Marketing Land

Android beats iOS for application-based Internet traffic in North America, but iOS accounts for a majority of Web-based mobile traffic, according to a report by Chitika Insights. Apple's Web-surfing d… Read More

FMI dailyLead®

News and information about the grocery retail industry

FMI dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: Food Marketing Institute

Archer Daniels Midland selling cocoa business in $1.3B deal

12/16/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Archer Daniels Midland has made a deal with Olam International to sell its global cocoa business for $1.3 billion, ADM announced Monday. Selling the cocoa business will allow ADM to pursue higher-marg… Read More

Housewares SmartBrief

The latest housewares industry news

Housewares SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Housewares Association

IKEA to roll out smaller pickup stores in Canada

12/16/2014

  • Business in Vancouver

Swedish furniture retailer IKEA will open as many as 10 smaller-format stores in Canada next year. The new 37,000-square-foot stores will be about a tenth of the size of the cavernous spaces IKEA is k… Read More

ISA SmartBrief

News about signs and visual communications

ISA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Sign Association

Almo Professional, ADTI team to sell SkyPanel displays

12/10/2014

  • Digital Signage Connection

Philadelphia-based Almo Professional A/V has signed on as the first distribution partner for ADTI Media's SkyPanel collection of outdoor LED displays. The line of energy-efficient displays features a … Read More

NEW SmartBrief

Women's leadership news for retail and consumer goods

NEW SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Network of Executive Women

Why U.S. women are exiting the workforce

12/15/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Since 1999, the percentage of U.S. women age 25 to 54 in the workforce has dropped from 74% to 69%, even as female labor force participation has increased in many European countries. The trend might b… Read More

Retail Career SmartBrief

News for the next generation of retail leaders

Retail Career SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: NRF Foundaton

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