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SmartBrief covers a range of topics within the retail industry. Newsletter topics include digital commerce, brick-and-mortar retail, commercial real estate, global retail, as well as specialty retail, such as consumer electronics, pets and housewares. 

Burberry to grow online in China with Tmall store


  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

British luxury retailer Burberry will launch an online store on Alibaba Group Holding's Tmall e-commerce site as part of a push to expand the brand's presence in China, where online retail is growing … Read More

International markets boost Tupperware sales


  • American City Business Journals

Tupperware reported strong first quarter sales of $663 million, slightly higher than last year. The company's net income was $52.2 million, dropping 10.3% from last year. A company report says emergin… Read More

The "crucial layer" of distribution center automation


  • Manufacturing Business Technology

Companies that use automation in their distribution centers may be missing a "crucial layer" that can make the technique more strategic and holistic -- the warehouse control system -- writes Randy Mar… Read More