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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. 

Inland Real Estate buys 15-asset retail portfolio from Kite


  • Commercial Property Executive

Inland Real Estate Income Trust will purchase a 15-property portfolio of retail centers from Kite Realty Group Trust for $318 million. The portfolio is located across eight states, mainly in the South… Read More

The advantage of marrying packaging and social media


  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Social Media

Big brands are finding success with strategies that marry excellent product packaging design with brand promotion and consumer engagement across a variety of social media, such as Coca-Cola's #ShareAC… Read More

Top supply chain performers use technology extensively in emerging markets


  • Supply Management online (U.K.)

Among companies that are considered supply chain leaders, 73% use technology "extensively" to support their growth in emerging markets, a study by Accenture shows. "Volatile conditions continue to com… Read More