Specialty Retail

APPA SmartBrief

The latest pet industry news

APPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Pet Products Association

Senators: Allow pharmacies to fill pet prescriptions

7/21/2014

  • Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (N.Y.) (tiered subscription model)

U.S. senators Charles Schumer and Richard Blumenthal are working on legislation that would require veterinarians to write prescriptions for drugs and then allow pet owners to fill those prescriptions … Read More

CEA SmartBrief

Consumer electronics news and information

CEA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Consumer Electronics Association

Nvidia officially debuts the Shield Tablet

7/21/2014

  • Bloomberg

Shield

Nvidia has introduced the Android-based Shield Tablet, an 8-inch slate with the company's K1 processor for playing games that hits U.S. store shelves this month and goes on sale next month in Europe. … Read More

FMI dailyLead®

News and information about the grocery retail industry

FMI dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: Food Marketing Institute

Regional Harris Poll ranks Wegmans, Publix in top spots

7/22/2014

  • Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (N.Y.) (tiered subscription model)
  • American City Business Journals

Wegmans Food Markets was named the best grocer in the Northeast region, while Publix was Brand of the Year in the South, according to a Harris Poll EquiTrend study released Monday. This was the first … Read More

Housewares SmartBrief

The latest housewares industry news

Housewares SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Housewares Association

Breville exec says appliance makers' opportunity is now

7/22/2014

  • Appliance Retailer magazine online (Australia)

Jeremy Sargeant, general manager of Breville Australia, said that brands with compelling products can succeed in the current marketplace, though consumers are more discerning now than they have been. … Read More

ISA SmartBrief

News about signs and visual communications

ISA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Sign Association

Red Bank, N.J., officials spar over sign enforcement

7/16/2014

  • Hub (N.J.), The

Some businesses in Red Bank, N.J., are displaying signs that aren't in compliance with town ordinances, sparking a debate among council members about balancing the needs of local businesses and the ap… Read More

NEW SmartBrief

Women's leadership news for retail and consumer goods

NEW SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Network of Executive Women

How women are making their mark on advertising

7/21/2014

  • Forbes

Only a small percentage of creative directors in the advertising industry are women, but there have been signs of change, Geri Stengel writes. "Feminine skills and competencies, such as empathy, flexi… Read More