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APPA SmartBrief

The latest pet industry news

APPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Pet Products Association

J.J. Fuds pulls frozen food after positive listeria sample

1/25/2015

  • FoodSafetyNews.com

J.J. Fuds Inc. has pulled its raw, frozen Chicken Tender Chunks pet food from shelves for possible listeria contamination. The recall follows a positive test result from a random sampling by the Michi… Read More

CEA SmartBrief

Consumer electronics news and information

CEA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Consumer Electronics Association

Selfie cam comes to "World of Warcraft"

1/26/2015

  • Ubergizmo.com

Patch 6.1 for "World of Warcraft" features a selfie camera that players can acquire by completing a four-hour Follower Mission and paying 20 Garrison Resources. The update also includes WoW's latest f… Read More

FMI dailyLead®

News and information about the grocery retail industry

FMI dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: Food Marketing Institute

Post to merge with MOM Brands following $1.15B deal

1/26/2015

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The
  • Reuters

Post Holdings will acquire MOM Brands in a $1.15 billion deal, adding products such as Berry Colossal Crunch and Frosted Mini Spooners to Post's portfolio that already includes Honey Bunches of Oats, … Read More

Housewares SmartBrief

The latest housewares industry news

Housewares SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Housewares Association

Print catalogs -- with new looks -- are making a comeback

1/26/2015

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Print retail catalog have been making a comeback in recent years, with retailers using them less for direct sales and more as a way to engage and inspire existing and future customers. Anthropologie, … Read More

ISA SmartBrief

News about signs and visual communications

ISA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Sign Association

Debate continues over Kansas City, Mo., digital sign ordinance

1/21/2015

  • KCUR-FM (Kansas City, Mo.)

An ordinance that would allow digital signs outside churches and schools in Kansas City, Mo., is on hold after two weeks of hearings. Schools and churches say the signs would be easier to change and b… Read More

NEW SmartBrief

Women's leadership news for retail and consumer goods

NEW SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Network of Executive Women

Real leadership requires authenticity, exec says

1/19/2015

  • Fortune

Let your authentic self shine through if you want to be leader, according to Kathy Collins, chief marketing officer for H&R Block. "Leaders become leaders by being true to who they are. Don't aspire t… Read More

Retail Career SmartBrief

News for the next generation of retail leaders

Retail Career SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: NRF Foundaton

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