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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. 

O'Connor chief reportedly top candidate for ARCP post


  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Glenn Rufrano, chairman and CEO of O'Connor Capital Partners and former head of Cushman & Wakefield, is the likely choice for CEO of American Realty Capital Partners, sources say. ARCP's former CEO an… Read More

Fitbit adds personal training with FitStar buy


  • Re/code
  • Mashable
  • Mobile Marketing Magazine

Fitbit has acquired FitStar, an application known for delivering video workouts led by fitness experts, including famed yoga instructor Tara Stiles and former pro football player Tony Gonzalez. The te… Read More

Integrating supply chain projects and business goals


  • Manufacturing Business Technology

Supply chain projects will have a better chance of success if they are aligned with high-priority business goals. It is helpful to tie them to either margin management, risk mitigation, expansion or s… Read More