Food Retail

FMI dailyLead®

News and information about the grocery retail industry

FMI dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: Food Marketing Institute

Discounters chipping away at market share of U.K.'s Big Four

10/17/2014

  • Bloomberg

ALDI and Lidl are expected to increase their share of the U.K. grocery market to 10% in the next two years, and up to 15% "over time," chipping away at the the profit margins of the U.K.'s four major… Read More

PMA SmartBrief

News for produce marketing professionals

PMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Produce Marketing Association

Let's innovate first, ask questions later

10/17/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

New trends and technologies are changing the ways in which people think about innovation, writes Dominic Basulto. One hot concept: "permissionless innovation," which suggests that "[i]nnovators should… Read More

NEW SmartBrief

Women's leadership news for retail and consumer goods

NEW SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Network of Executive Women

How Coca-Cola's Wendy Clark balances her time

10/13/2014

  • Fortune

Coca-Cola exec Wendy Clark said she is open and honest with her family when she has to take a work-related call rather than trying to divide her attention. However, Clark also said she restricts phone… Read More

WSWA SmartBrief

Wine and spirits wholesale news

WSWA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America

Labeling technologies, post-production audits help prevent counterfeits

10/17/2014

  • PlasticsToday.com

Technology, such as holographic labels, is allowing companies to take a proactive approach against counterfeiting. For the plastics resin industry, one option is "unique material taggants that become … Read More