Specialty Retail

APPA SmartBrief

The latest pet industry news

APPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Pet Products Association

Walgreen to offer walk-up veterinary service

9/21/2014

  • Boston Herald

Walgreen is partnering with Florida-based veterinary company ShotVet to set up low-cost clinics for dogs and cats in store parking lots across Massachusetts, without an appointment. ShotVet says licen… Read More

CEA SmartBrief

Consumer electronics news and information

CEA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Consumer Electronics Association

New USB connector design may boost DisplayPort use

9/22/2014

  • CNET

The Universal Serial Bus Type-C connector, expected to become available next year, may help revive use of DisplayPort technology, which has generally fallen by the wayside against HDMI in connecting m… Read More

FMI dailyLead®

News and information about the grocery retail industry

FMI dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: Food Marketing Institute

Kraft to launch new brand strategy for "enhancer" lines

9/23/2014

  • MediaPost Communications

Kraft Foods Group's salad dressings, mayonnaise and barbecue sauce, which were previously marketed separately as "enhancer" lines, will be marketed under a new umbrella strategy that the company start… Read More

Housewares SmartBrief

The latest housewares industry news

Housewares SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Housewares Association

Hackers may have used self-checkouts to steal Home Depot data

9/23/2014

  • VentureBeat

Data thieves likely gained entrance to Home Depot's customer records through malware inserted into self-checkout terminals, according to the site Krebs on Security. Self-checkout terminals are typical… Read More

ISA SmartBrief

News about signs and visual communications

ISA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Sign Association

Ariz. church takes its sign fight to the Supreme Court

9/18/2014

  • Arizona Daily Star (Tucson)

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments next year in a case brought by the Good News Community Church in Gilbert, Ariz. The church argues that rules limiting the size and placement of signs adverti… Read More

NEW SmartBrief

Women's leadership news for retail and consumer goods

NEW SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Network of Executive Women

Gender pay gap narrows, but disparity remains

9/22/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

The gender pay gap narrowed in 2013, as women were paid 78.3 cents for every dollar earned by their male peers, according to a Census Bureau report. That figure is up from 76.5 cents the year before. Read More