Specialty Retail

APPA SmartBrief

The latest pet industry news

APPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Pet Products Association

Pet food companies drawn to Kansas City, Mo.

5/4/2015

  • Kansas City Star (Mo.), The

Kansas City, Mo., is the center of the pet food industry, with more than 2,700 people employed in manufacturing, veterinary and retail jobs. J.M. Smucker's Big Heart Pet Brands, Hill's, Mars Petcare a… Read More

CEA SmartBrief

Consumer electronics news and information

CEA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Consumer Electronics Association

CEA's Shapiro lands spot on Tech Titan list

5/5/2015

  • TWICE

Shapiro

CEA President and CEO Gary Shapiro has made Washingtonian magazine's 2015 Tech Titan list for his tech scene influence, including advocating for such technologies as 3D printing and autonomous vehicle… Read More

FMI dailyLead®

News and information about the grocery retail industry

FMI dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: Food Marketing Institute

Kroger looks to tech to improve shopping experience

5/5/2015

  • American City Business Journals
  • Forbes

Kroger has employed several technologies to improve the shopping experience in its stores, including infrared scanning that helps ensure that enough registers are open during busy times -- which has r… Read More

Housewares SmartBrief

The latest housewares industry news

Housewares SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Housewares Association

New appliance is designed to maximize beers' qualities

5/5/2015

  • Gizmodo Australia

Fizzics is a tabletop device designed to perfectly pour beer to maximize flavor and texture. Users of Fizzics, which is launching on Indiegogo next week to raise funds, place an open bottle of beer in… Read More

ISA SmartBrief

News about signs and visual communications

ISA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Sign Association

Ga. city's officials approve sign rule changes

4/28/2015

  • WALB-TV (Albany, Ga.)

The city commission in Albany, Ga., approved changes to the city's sign ordinance that will allow digital messages to change every 20 seconds instead of a minute. The amendment also will allow for 100… Read More

NEW SmartBrief

Women's leadership news for retail and consumer goods

NEW SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Network of Executive Women

How Norway's quota law has affected corporate decision-making

5/4/2015

  • Atlantic online, The

Directors of Norwegian companies say the country's gender quota law has had a positive impact on corporate governance and decision-making, writes author and associate law professor Aaron Dhir. A manda… Read More

Retail Career SmartBrief

News for the next generation of retail leaders

Retail Career SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: NRF Foundaton