Lead Editor: Megan Conniff

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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. 

Editorial: New overtime rules will quash opportunities


  • The Columbus Dispatch (Ohio) (tiered subscription model)

The Obama Administration's directive to revamp the overtime rules and raise the income floor for entry-level managers to be considered exempt will hurt businesses and curtail opportunities for advance… Read More

HP sees profits decline ahead of planned split


  • The New York Times (tiered subscription model)

Hewlett-Packard continued to shed profits in its second fiscal quarter as it prepares for the company to split into two separate businesses in October. HP saw its net income drop by 21% over the quart… Read More

Report: Employees, vendors are major sources of supply chain fraud


  • Material Handling & Logistics online

Nearly 23% of supply chain professionals that encountered supply chain fraud in the past year cited employees as the top source, followed by 17.4% citing vendors and 20.1% citing other third parties. … Read More