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What the US CPG industry can learn from China

Chinese consumers are swiftly embracing digital tools and connecting directly with CPG companies. Find out the lessons that US manufacturers can glean from their experiences.

What’s trending? From makerspaces to repeating grades, don’t miss these most-read stories.


Part of being a leader is nurturing ideas and curiousity in your team. Lead by example.

Domino's new "pizza theater" concept sets sales record.

Stories from Kellogg, Welch's, Coca-Cola, Domino's, Dunkin' proved popular with SmartBrief readers.


Your success depends on intelligence, yes, but more the emotional kind that you might be neglecting.

Firms that encourage huddles, not hurdles, deliver the best results

How every vertical can use playable mobile ads to drive conversions

Agile steps

Why agile thinking is becoming a must for career development.

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The Denver Public Library system is a shining example of how government agencies can better serve their public in creative ways while winning grant funding

Chefs satisfy comfort food cravings with homestyle mashed potatoes
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Diners are hungry for traditional dishes reminiscent of home cooking, and restaurants can serve up a taste of home with simple goodness and rustic presentation.

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The Office of Management and Budget wants to be more transparent, helpful and effective in the information available to states and local governments, as well as in the grant pol

What educators should look for in a dyslexia screener -- and what these devices can and can't do.


Here are some simple ways you can be more productive without stressing out.

premium brands

In today’s supercharged competitive landscape, it’s necessary for business leaders to think differently about their existing assets and how to evaluate the opportunities for premium product development in spaces that have seemed foreign.

Bad leadership can be a cancer, infecting employees’ communication, production and ability to perform.