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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. 

Zuli Smartplugs get venture funding


  • TechCrunch

Zuli, a smart-home automation startup, has received $1.65 million in venture seed funding on top of $175,000 raised through a Kickstarter campaign. The company is taking pre-orders for the Zuli Smartp… Read More

Sharp warehouses focus on location, information, training


  • Modern Distribution Management

Every warehouse has specific needs and technology, but any planning should involve clearly labeled locations, strategic placement and regular updating of information, Lee Schwartz writes. Don't forget… Read More