Food Retail

FMI dailyLead®

News and information about the grocery retail industry

FMI dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: Food Marketing Institute

What's driving private-label food trends?

3/4/2015

  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Food & Beverage

Private label growth has leveled off in the packaged food sector, but it is on the rise in fresh-food segments of the store, The Hartman Group's CEO Laurie Demeritt writes. "Each private label perform… Read More

PMA SmartBrief

News for produce marketing professionals

PMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Produce Marketing Association

Suspected Panama disease found at Australian banana farm

3/4/2015

  • ABC (Australia)

Officials have quarantined a banana plantation in Queensland, Australia, on concerns about an outbreak of Panama disease. Investigators are testing to determine if the Tropical Race 4 strain of the so… Read More

NEW SmartBrief

Women's leadership news for retail and consumer goods

NEW SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Network of Executive Women

Why aren't there more women in mobile marketing?

3/2/2015

  • Media Week (U.K.)

Women are expected to control the majority of the country's consumer wealth during the next decade, according to one study, yet they remain underrepresented in the field of mobile marketing. "In order… Read More

WSWA SmartBrief

Wine and spirits wholesale news

WSWA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America

Sussex wineries seek PDO appellation from EU

3/4/2015

  • Decanter online

A group of estates in the English wine region of Sussex has applied for Protected Designation of Origin status in the European Union. The appellation has similar soils and attributes as the Champagne … Read More