Food Retail

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News and information about the grocery retail industry

FMI dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: Food Marketing Institute

What do operators expect from the Sysco-US Foods merger?

7/11/2014

  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Food & Beverage

The majority of more than 500 foodservice operators surveyed say they expect the pending merger of Sysco and US Foods to bring a greater selection of products, according to Datassential and The Hale G… Read More

PMA SmartBrief

News for produce marketing professionals

PMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Produce Marketing Association

Agriculture leaders praise confirmation of Darci Vetter

7/11/2014

  • Packer (Lenexa, Kan.), The

Agriculture industry leaders have approved the Senate's confirmation of Darci Vetter as chief agricultural negotiator. In her new role, the deputy agriculture secretary will help facilitate negotiatio… Read More

NEW SmartBrief

Women's leadership news for retail and consumer goods

NEW SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Network of Executive Women

Lawsuits highlight gender discrimination

7/7/2014

  • Bloomberg Businessweek
  • Tampa Bay Times (St. Petersburg, Fla.)

Recent allegations of harassment at startup Tinder highlight the male-centric culture that is present in much of the tech industry, Sheelah Kolhatkar writes. Financial firms dealt with many of the sam… Read More

WSWA SmartBrief

Wine and spirits wholesale news

WSWA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America

Sailor Jerry launches new ad for continued growth

7/10/2014

  • Advertising Age (free access for SmartBrief readers)

Sailor Jerry rum debuted a new ad campaign on Monday as part of an effort to continue the brand's growth by appealing to the counter-culture lifestyle. Sailor Jerry has become the fourth-largest rum i… Read More