Specialty Retail

APPA SmartBrief

The latest pet industry news

APPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Pet Products Association

Central Garden & Pet says buyout offer did not meet expected growth

10/20/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Central Garden & Pet has rejected an offer by the Harbinger Group to buy the whole company or its pet sector. In a unanimous vote, the company said the $750 million Harbinger offered for its pet suppl… Read More

CEA SmartBrief

Consumer electronics news and information

CEA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Consumer Electronics Association

Wearable sensor tracks human health through perspiration

10/23/2014

  • PhysOrg.com

Scientists at the University of Cincinnati are working with a group of device industry partners to create a new wearable sweat sensor that will allow health care workers to run a number of tests that … Read More

FMI dailyLead®

News and information about the grocery retail industry

FMI dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: Food Marketing Institute

Dash's click-and-collect service to be 1st from W. N.Y. grocer

10/23/2014

  • Buffalo News (N.Y.), The

Dash's Market will be the first traditional grocer in Western New York to offer its customers a click-and-collect curbside pickup service. The retailer will partner with Rosie App on its ordering soft… Read More

Housewares SmartBrief

The latest housewares industry news

Housewares SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Housewares Association

Yatno furnishes closet-sized living spaces

10/23/2014

  • FastCoDesign

Yatno, designed by Joey Dogge, is a line of austere, space-saving furniture that can be easily reconfigured for various tasks. The multifunctional pieces are made with wood-frame construction similar … Read More

ISA SmartBrief

News about signs and visual communications

ISA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Sign Association

N.J. borough may limit temporary signs

10/22/2014

  • Waldwick Suburban News (N.J.)

Planners in the borough of Waldwick, N.J., will consider an ordinance next month that would limit small, temporary commercial signs. The move comes amid growing concern that a proliferation of garage … Read More

NEW SmartBrief

Women's leadership news for retail and consumer goods

NEW SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Network of Executive Women

Career advice from former Times editor Jill Abramson

10/20/2014

  • Forbes

When male leaders are deciding who to promote, "they are looking to see themselves in the younger people moving up," said Jill Abramson, former executive editor at The New York Times. "And they tend t… Read More