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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. 

Klepierre's Corio acquisition would create $28B portfolio


  • SCT Newswire
  • Forbes
  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The
  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Klepierre's proposed $9.67 billion acquisition of Corio would further streamline Europe's shopping center industry, creating efficiencies in leasing, management and marketing that would benefit retail… Read More

Leading Appliances exec: "'Profit' is not a dirty word"


  • Appliance Retailer magazine online (Australia)

Appliance retailers should move away from price slashing and toward better customer service, said Nicholas Fry, head of marketing at Leading Appliances. "Improved levels of service overcome the debili… Read More

Retail supply chain executives prioritize omnichannel customer experience



Among retail supply chain executives, 63% consider enabling a "seamless customer experience online and in the store" a top priority, according of the 2014 Supply Chain Benchmark Survey from Boston Ret… Read More