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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. 

Clarks Future Footwear aims to make, sell more shoes in India


  • Economic Times (India), The

Indian joint venture Clarks Future Footwear just opened its 51st store, and it expects to grow to 100 outlets in the next two years. The premium shoe seller sources about 5 million pairs from manufact… Read More

Take interactive mapping tech on vacation


  • CNET

Lexy Savvides surveys applications, products and services offering interactive mapping, allowing users to track their trips and share information with family and friends. The offerings include Google … Read More

Q2 sees 18-month low for global supply chain risk


  • Supply Management online (U.K.)

The global supply chain risk went down to 78.1 in the second quarter of 2014, the lowest recorded risk level in the past 18 months. This is largely attributed to German industrial recovery, according … Read More