Food Retail

FMI dailyLead®

News and information about the grocery retail industry

FMI dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: Food Marketing Institute

Report: U.K. organic food sales start to grow

9/30/2014

  • FoodNavigator

Organic food sales in the U.K. rose 1.2% in the past year, according to Nielsen, after falling 1.5% over the five-year period ending last August as cash-strapped consumers cut spending. In the same fi… Read More

PMA SmartBrief

News for produce marketing professionals

PMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Produce Marketing Association

New law funds more oversight for Calif. farmers markets

9/30/2014

  • Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill that raises the fee farmers markets pay the state daily for each vendor, raising about $1.35 million annually. The fees will be raised from $.60 per day to $2… Read More

NEW SmartBrief

Women's leadership news for retail and consumer goods

NEW SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Network of Executive Women

Study: Rising share of board nominees are women

9/29/2014

  • Fortune
  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

This year, 29% of nominees to large-company boards have been women, according to data from Institutional Shareholder Services. That represents an increase of nine percentage points compared to 2013. "… Read More

WSWA SmartBrief

Wine and spirits wholesale news

WSWA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America

Ark. braces for vote to allow statewide alcohol sales

9/30/2014

  • Arkansas Business

Residents of Arkansas will decide this November whether to make the state "wet," the first such vote since the 1930s. The measure's supporters and opponents are digging in on the issue by filing lawsu… Read More