Food Retail

FMI dailyLead®

News and information about the grocery retail industry

FMI dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: Food Marketing Institute

Where does the Safeway, Albertsons merger stand?

7/24/2014

  • Dallas Morning News (free content), The

Safeway shareholders will vote on the sale of the company to Albertsons on Friday, as federal regulators continue to conduct an antitrust review of the deal, one of the largest among grocery retailers… Read More

PMA SmartBrief

News for produce marketing professionals

PMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Produce Marketing Association

Federal government to help farms projects find funding

7/24/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

The White House Rural Council will launch an investment fund aimed at matching large investors with agricultural projects in need of funding. The council has teamed with CoBank, which has committed th… Read More

NEW SmartBrief

Women's leadership news for retail and consumer goods

NEW SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Network of Executive Women

How women are making their mark on advertising

7/21/2014

  • Forbes

Only a small percentage of creative directors in the advertising industry are women, but there have been signs of change, Geri Stengel writes. "Feminine skills and competencies, such as empathy, flexi… Read More

WSWA SmartBrief

Wine and spirits wholesale news

WSWA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America

Wine fraudster faces 11 to 40 years in prison

7/24/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Convicted wine counterfeiter Rudy Kurniawan's sentencing was postponed today. The judge in the case scheduled a hearing for Tuesday. Kurniawan faces 11 to 40 years in prison for creating and selling a… Read More