Food Retail

FMI dailyLead®

News and information about the grocery retail industry

FMI dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: Food Marketing Institute

Cereals continue their struggle in the breakfast market

9/12/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Cereal sales hit $13.9 billion in 2000, falling to $10 billion last year with an estimated $9.7 billion in sales this year, according to Euromonitor. Although the number of people who eat breakfast ha… Read More

PMA SmartBrief

News for produce marketing professionals

PMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Produce Marketing Association

Program helps Vancouver farmers grow more eco-friendly

9/12/2014

  • Vancouver Sun (British Columbia), The

The Langley Sustainable Agriculture Foundation in Vancouver, Canada, offers farmers a free environmental program. Experts help growers protect their soil, water sources and animals with advice on a lo… 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

Md. county alcohol law is "unenforceable," causes confusion

9/12/2014

  • Southern Maryland Newspapers Online

A new liquor law in Calvert County, Maryland, is "unenforceable," says the state's attorney, because the language is too broad and incites confusion. The law seeks to eliminate unlicensed entertainmen… Read More