Food Retail

FMI dailyLead®

News and information about the grocery retail industry

FMI dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: Food Marketing Institute

Carbonated water sales to grow 12% in 2014, report says

9/15/2014

  • BeverageDaily.com (France)

Carbonated water sales in the U.S. are expected to grow 12% this year, driven by health-conscious consumers seeking an alternative to carbonated soft drinks, according to a report from Canadean. Sales… Read More

PMA SmartBrief

News for produce marketing professionals

PMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Produce Marketing Association

Extra fruits, veggies popular at Ill. elementary school

9/15/2014

  • Lake County News-Sun (Gurnee, Ill.)

Students at Carman-Buckner Elementary School in Waukegan, Ill., look forward to Tuesdays and Thursdays, when they get special fruit and vegetable snacks during the day. The program, paid for by a stat… Read More

NEW SmartBrief

Women's leadership news for retail and consumer goods

NEW SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Network of Executive Women

Female employment climbs past pre-recession numbers

9/8/2014

  • U.S. News & World Report

U.S. women have gained 4.1 million jobs since December 2007, meaning that they now hold 1.4 million more jobs than they did before the recession, according to data. In contrast, male employment fell b… Read More

WSWA SmartBrief

Wine and spirits wholesale news

WSWA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America

Okla. town businesses report growth after Sunday sales ban repeal

9/15/2014

  • WXMI-TV (Grand Rapids, Mich.)

Retailers and restaurants in Grandville, Okla., are already reporting increased sales and positive feedback after the city council there voted to repeal a ban on Sunday alcohol sales in July. “Comin… Read More