Food Retail

FMI dailyLead®

News and information about the grocery retail industry

FMI dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: Food Marketing Institute

Ill. municipality bans plastic bags at chains, franchises

7/30/2014

  • Chicago Sun-Times (free registration)

Officials in Evanston, Ill., have approved a ban on the use of disposable plastic shopping bags at chain and franchise stores. “We’re not taxing anybody. We’re not charging anybody. We’re just… Read More

PMA SmartBrief

News for produce marketing professionals

PMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Produce Marketing Association

How to make employees happier and more productive

7/29/2014

  • Management-Issues (U.K.)

It you want happy, productive employees, then it's up to you to treat them with respect and positivity, writes Duane Dike. "When leaders think and focus on petty little things to the point of being an… Read More

NEW SmartBrief

Women's leadership news for retail and consumer goods

NEW SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Network of Executive Women

Paid family leave could boost female labor-force participation, report says

7/28/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Policies such as paid family leave could encourage U.S. women to remain in the labor force, a report by the White House Council of Economic Advisers says. "When people have paid leave, it just gives t… Read More

WSWA SmartBrief

Wine and spirits wholesale news

WSWA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America

Celebrity Sven-Goran Eriksson launches Sven wine label

7/29/2014

  • Telegraph (London) (tiered subscription model), The

Sven-Goran Eriksson has launched a wine label and Sven line of white and red wines, produced by Casa Girelli in Sicily, to sell in Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Iceland and Norway. Sven joins a rash of ce… Read More