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

NPD: U.S. will have 200M+ connected devices in 3 years

7/22/2014

  • Advanced Television
  • Home Media Magazine

The NPD Group forecasts that the U.S. will have 204 million connected television devices by 2017, more than double the total of U.S. Internet households. Internet-connected TVs and streaming-media pla… Read More

FMI dailyLead®

News and information about the grocery retail industry

FMI dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: Food Marketing Institute

Millennials and the future of food shopping

7/23/2014

  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Food & Beverage

Millennials are much like the young versions of previous generations, except they grew up in a digital age and lived through the Great Recession, circumstances that affect the way they shop, Hartman G… 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