Food Retail

FMI dailyLead®

News and information about the grocery retail industry

FMI dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: Food Marketing Institute

Retailers seek Supreme Court ruling on swipe fee rules

8/19/2014

  • Hill, The

A coalition of retail groups including FMI has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to review a March ruling that upheld swipe fee regulations. At issue is the Federal Reserve's 21-cent fee limit on debi… Read More

PMA SmartBrief

News for produce marketing professionals

PMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Produce Marketing Association

Study: 70% of consumers make produce decisions in the store

8/19/2014

  • ABC (Australia)

Seven in 10 consumers make their fruit and vegetable buying decisions in the store, after touching, seeing and smelling the produce, said researcher Heath Adams. "As consumers we are fairly fussy in w… Read More

NEW SmartBrief

Women's leadership news for retail and consumer goods

NEW SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Network of Executive Women

Why QVC's Claire Watts works backward

8/18/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Claire Watts, who leads the U.S. operations of QVC, said she became a better leader after she learned to focus on desired results and work backward from there. "You have to communicate, communicate, c… Read More

WSWA SmartBrief

Wine and spirits wholesale news

WSWA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America

Voters to decide on alcohol sales hours in Frisco, Texas

8/19/2014

  • CBS News

Residents of Frisco, Texas, will decide whether the city's bars and restaurants should be permitted to extend alcohol sales hours until 2 a.m., after the city council voted Monday to place the issue o… Read More