Food Retail

FMI dailyLead®

News and information about the grocery retail industry

FMI dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: Food Marketing Institute

Hershey looks to revive impulse buys

1/30/2015

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Consumers are less likely to buy candy, chocolate and other items in the checkout line on impulse due to the evolution and speed of today's checkout process, so Hershey is looking to bring consumers b… Read More

PMA SmartBrief

News for produce marketing professionals

PMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Produce Marketing Association

IBM aims to create a method to detect pathogens early on

1/30/2015

  • Time.com

IBM and Mars have partnered on a project called Sequencing the Food Supply Chain Consortium to sequence the makeup of a wide variety of foods and create a database that will eventually be used to catc… Read More

NEW SmartBrief

Women's leadership news for retail and consumer goods

NEW SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Network of Executive Women

Why groups that include women perform better

1/26/2015

  • Atlantic online, The

Groups tend to be most effective when they are composed of people who excel at reading body language and understanding nonverbal cues, research shows. Women tend to be more socially sensitive than the… Read More

WSWA SmartBrief

Wine and spirits wholesale news

WSWA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America

Darker wines and spirits brighten winter days

1/30/2015

  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Food & Beverage

Many Americans shift their cocktail preferences when the mercury drops, spurring sales of red wine, brown spirits and hot toddies, say mixologists and liquor sellers. This week's blizzard warnings sen… Read More

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