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APPA SmartBrief

The latest pet industry news

APPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Pet Products Association

J.J. Fuds pulls frozen food after positive listeria sample

1/25/2015

  • FoodSafetyNews.com

J.J. Fuds Inc. has pulled its raw, frozen Chicken Tender Chunks pet food from shelves for possible listeria contamination. The recall follows a positive test result from a random sampling by the Michi… Read More

CEA SmartBrief

Consumer electronics news and information

CEA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Consumer Electronics Association

CEA: Car audio amplifiers saw increased sales in 2014

1/30/2015

  • CEOutlook.com

Car audio amplifier orders were up 13% in dealer unit sales in 2014, said the Consumer Electronics Association, which also found that head unit orders slipped 4% last year. "We're starting to see a mo… Read More

FMI dailyLead®

News and information about the grocery retail industry

FMI dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: Food Marketing Institute

Hershey looks to revive impulse buys

1/30/2015

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Consumers are less likely to buy candy, chocolate and other items in the checkout line on impulse due to the evolution and speed of today's checkout process, so Hershey is looking to bring consumers b… Read More

Housewares SmartBrief

The latest housewares industry news

Housewares SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Housewares Association

Moby Whisk features a plastic whale's tail

1/30/2015

  • Gizmodo

The Moby Whisk is a typical kitchen whisk enhanced by a quirky blue handle shaped like a whale's tail. Read More

ISA SmartBrief

News about signs and visual communications

ISA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Sign Association

Napa, Calif., starts enforcing A-frame sign rules

1/28/2015

  • Napa Valley Register (Calif.)

The city of Napa, Calif., has begun notifying local businesses that their A-frame signs and some other free-standing signs violate a 2011 ordinance and must be removed. The signs were allowed temporar… Read More

NEW SmartBrief

Women's leadership news for retail and consumer goods

NEW SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Network of Executive Women

Why groups that include women perform better

1/26/2015

  • Atlantic online, The

Groups tend to be most effective when they are composed of people who excel at reading body language and understanding nonverbal cues, research shows. Women tend to be more socially sensitive than the… 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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