Specialty Retail

APPA SmartBrief

The latest pet industry news

APPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Pet Products Association

Startup makes cupcakes, cannoli for canines

3/23/2015

  • Richmond.com (Va.)

Eileen Bible, owner of Abbella Cakes, has a successful startup making birthday cakes, cupcakes, biscuits, cannoli and other treats for dogs. Bible runs the online business from her home in Chesterfiel… Read More

CEA SmartBrief

Consumer electronics news and information

CEA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Consumer Electronics Association

Evolution of TV image quality picking up pace

3/26/2015

  • CEPro.com

Strides in 4K, 8K, HDR and beyond are happening at a pace causing "some consumer fatigue," says Andy Quested, head of technology for HD and UHDTV initiatives at the BBC. As television sets improve, so… Read More

FMI dailyLead®

News and information about the grocery retail industry

FMI dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: Food Marketing Institute

Dr Pepper launches "Try Something New" campaign aimed at Hispanics

3/26/2015

  • MediaPost Communications

Dr Pepper is running a campaign on the Spanish-language network Telemundo that dares viewers to try new things. Initiative L.A. and Identity created the campaign, called "Try Something New," which lar… Read More

Housewares SmartBrief

The latest housewares industry news

Housewares SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Housewares Association

Emeco challenges IKEA over chair design

3/26/2015

  • Dezeen magazine

Emeco has filed a design right and copyright infringement case against IKEA in Germany, contending that IKEA's Melltorp dining chair is similar to its own 20-06 Stacking Chair. "A hearing is scheduled… Read More

ISA SmartBrief

News about signs and visual communications

ISA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Sign Association

Why neon signs have an enduring appeal

3/26/2015

  • Duluth News Tribune (Minn.)

Merchants in some Duluth, Minn., business districts depend on the enduring appeal of neon to advertise their shops. Newer technology has threatened to replace the glowing gas throughout the past centu… Read More

NEW SmartBrief

Women's leadership news for retail and consumer goods

NEW SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Network of Executive Women

Pinterest helps brands tap into female buying power

3/23/2015

  • American Public Media/Marketplace

About seven in 10 Pinterest users are female, and many of them are affluent, which makes the network an attractive platform for advertisers. "Women still are some of the biggest spenders," said Carol … Read More

Retail Career SmartBrief

News for the next generation of retail leaders

Retail Career SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: NRF Foundaton