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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. 

E-commerce opens new markets for Umi shoes


  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (tiered subscription model)

Glendale, Wis.-based children's shoe brand Umi has boosted sales to international markets, largely through online retailers. Global sales now comprise between 20% and 25% of the brand's business, and … Read More

Sling TV app gains Android TV, Google Nexus Player support


  • Multichannel News
  • CNET
  • International Business Times

Streaming service Sling TV has added support for Android TV devices, including the Google Nexus Player and some 2015-model TVs from Sony and Sharp. The DISH Network-owned service also beefed up its De… Read More

Menlo Logistics named a 3PL leader by Gartner



Gartner has named Menlo Logistics as a leader in its 2015 Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics in North America because of the firm's thorough vision and follow-through. "We believe it reaffirms o… Read More