Specialty Retail

APPA SmartBrief

The latest pet industry news

APPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Pet Products Association

UC project to study microbiomes of cat digestive systems

5/18/2015

  • LiveScience.com

A new project from four biologists at the University of California, Davis, will examine the microbiomes of cats' digestive systems. The Kickstarter-funded project will look at feral, domestic and shel… Read More

CEA SmartBrief

Consumer electronics news and information

CEA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Consumer Electronics Association

Sling TV app gains Android TV, Google Nexus Player support

5/22/2015

  • Multichannel News
  • CNET
  • International Business Times

Streaming service Sling TV has added support for Android TV devices, including the Google Nexus Player and some 2015-model TVs from Sony and Sharp. The DISH Network-owned service also beefed up its De… Read More

FMI dailyLead®

News and information about the grocery retail industry

FMI dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: Food Marketing Institute

Taking loyalty programs to the next level

5/22/2015

  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Food & Beverage

Restaurants and food retailers are increasingly turning to omnichannel strategies to fire up personalized, relevant loyalty programs that win over new patrons and keep core customers coming back, Smar… Read More

Housewares SmartBrief

The latest housewares industry news

Housewares SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Housewares Association

Charcoal Companion Fondue Grill Set takes dipping outdoors

5/22/2015

  • CNET

The Charcoal Companion Fondue Grill Set consists of a fondue pot attached to a metal grate and a wooden platter designed for serving. Users can create their choice of fondues in the pot, use the grate… Read More

ISA SmartBrief

News about signs and visual communications

ISA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Sign Association

Mass. town relaxes sign rules for businesses

5/21/2015

  • The Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, Mass.)

Businesses in Williamstown, Mass., can now display a lighted "open" sign, exterior "open" flags and sandwich boards on sidewalks all year. Seven percent of the town's voters turned out for a town meet… Read More

NEW SmartBrief

Women's leadership news for retail and consumer goods

NEW SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Network of Executive Women

Only 13 women make list of 200 highest-paid CEOs

5/18/2015

  • Business Insider

Only 13 women cracked The New York Times' list of the 200 highest-paid CEOs, and they made less, on average, than their male counterparts. Yahoo's Marissa Mayer was the highest-paid woman, and TJX Com… Read More

Retail Career SmartBrief

News for the next generation of retail leaders

Retail Career SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: NRF Foundaton