Julia Russell

Julia Russell is SmartBrief's custom content editor covering the retail, media and technology industries. She has been with SmartBrief for more than five years and also has experience covering food and beverage, telecom and fintech. Julia graduated from the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill School of Journalism.

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Quarterly recap: most-clicked retail stories
Quarterly recap: most-clicked retail stories

Read about the biggest news and trends from SmartBrief's Q3 coverage of the retail industry.

How retailers can fill in the gaps of today’s customer experience
How retailers can fill in the gaps of today’s customer experience

Consumers have a lot of demands in today's digital shopping environment, but sometimes meeting them is easier said than done. Where does that leave retailers? A new report from SmartBrief found out.

Quarterly recap: Q2’s top retail news and trends from SmartBrief
Quarterly recap: Q2’s top retail news and trends from SmartBrief

Read about the biggest news and trends from SmartBrief's Q2 coverage of the retail industry.

Exterior of the Amazon Go store
Exterior of the Amazon Go store

Read about the biggest news and trends from SmartBrief's Q1 coverage of the retail industry.

Achieving the next level of loyalty in food
Achieving the next level of loyalty in food

As the consumer landscape continues to shift and evolve, how will food retailers and restaurants move into the next generation of loyalty?

Pepsi's female-focused snacks, retail news led this week's most-clicked stories
Pepsi's female-focused snacks, retail news led this week's most-clicked stories

From Pepsi's plans for female-focused snacks to moves in food retail, read this week's most-clicked food and beverage stories.

3 ways retailers should be utilizing Instagram, according to COO Marne Levine
3 ways retailers should be utilizing Instagram, according to COO Marne Levine

Following NRF's Big Show, read about three important ways Instagram's COO says retailers should be using the social media platform.

How food, beverage brands are going digital to improve the customer experience
How food, beverage brands are going digital to improve the customer experience

From mobile to AI, find out how four food and beverage brands are using digital technology to improve the customer experience.

Nestle, General Mills, Amazon top this week's most popular food and beverage stories
Nestle, General Mills, Amazon top this week's most popular food and beverage stories

Read this week's list of the most-clicked food and beverage stories from SmartBrief.

Bringing customer communication into the digital age
Bringing customer communication into the digital age

From chatbots to voice technology, read about how food and beverage brands are adapting their communication strategies for today's digital consumers.