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FDA’s new definition of “dietary fiber" gives food and supplement companies a lot to digest. Many in the industry feel FDA’s definition for dietary fiber remains unclear and ill-advised, and the enforcement deadline an unreasonable…
After the DS Index confidence score rose heading into April, it took a major downturn. By the end of Q2 2017, the DS Index fell off more than 15 points. The post DS Index: Q2 Report Projects Continued CE Retail Confidence Downturn appeared first on…
07.21 / 20:11
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Alpine Electronics of America, Inc. today announced that the Tech Marketing rep firm has joined Alpine’s aftermarket sales force. The post Alpine Electronics Announces New Aftermarket Sales Rep Firm appeared first on D…
07.21 / 16:00
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Amazon and Sears announced a new arrangement that will bring the struggling department store’s Kenmore-branded appliances to the ecommerce giant’s platform. Thus, Amazon has crossed one of the last remaining major category frontiers in retail. To this point, appliances sold on Amazon came out of the third-party marketplace. This partnership changes that and will allow […] The post Amazon’s Appliances Move Could Be Tipping Point for CE Retail appeared first on D…
07.21 / 14:55
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The BFM is pleased to announce the dates for the 2018 London Fabric Show. Returning to the popular Chelsea F.C. venue, the two-day show will take place on Monday 26th and Tuesday 27th of February 2018. Featuring over 35 prestigious fabric manufacturers and suppliers from Belgium, Spain, Turkey, Italy, Germany and the UK, the event will provide upholstery, bed and soft furnishing manufacturers with a unique opportunity to see new designs and colourways in a variety of fabrics including…
07.21 / 14:51
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Emma Mattress is proud to announce that it has recently received the coveted Which? Best Buy 2017 endorsement for its “bed in a box” mattress by the largest consumer body in the UK. Which? is known for conducting thorough, independent, robust lab tests on thousands of products every month as they work on behalf of the consumer. You can be sure that any product recommendations are influenced only by their careful and in-depth test resu…
07.21 / 14:51
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Which list would your company rather make: Best Places to Work or Best Customer Experience? The good news is, companies don’t have to choose—they can make both lists. They can satisfy their employees and customers, and come out on top in both realms. In fact, the relationship between employee and customer experiences can and should […] The post What People Aren’t Saying about Amazon’s Acquisition of Whole Foods appeared first on Dea…
07.21 / 13:54
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The Furniture Makers’ Company, the furnishing industry’s charity, has made two key appointments to grow the organisation’s presence in the north of England and raise vital funds for the charity.  Mark McCann, managing director of Cavendish Upholstery, has been appointed as chairman of the charity’s North West fundraising region committee. Mark takes over from Jan Turner, director at AKA PR, who has stepped down from the voluntary role after a year. …
07.21 / 13:49
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The forests of the U.S. South provide companies' paper supplies, but growth is threatening many of these lands. WWF's Global Forest and Trade Network brings together companies, suppliers and non-profits to share ideas on how to increase the supply of sustainable pulp and paper for the benefit of people, profit and the…
07.21 / 13:09
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Fung Global Retail & Technology attended Unbound London 2017 this week. Unbound aims to foster collaboration between corporations and startups that offer disruptive technologies to drive innovation and growth. This report features selected takeaways from talks we attended during the second day of the event. THE EVOLUTION OF DIGITAL MARKETING We heard about the evolution […] The post Targeting Gen Z with Video and Appealing to Millennials with Socially Responsible Innovation appeared…
07.21 / 11:58
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Bioplastics is an umbrella term that includes products that are biobased, biodegradable and/or compostable. There are distinct differences between these classifications. Additionally, each has some unique…
07.21 / 11:15
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