About the author: Megan Conniff | SmartBlogs

Megan Conniff Megan Conniff is the director of content at SmartBrief. Over the past seven years at SmartBrief, she's edited email newsletters and blogged about the the retail, CPG, foodservice and health care industries.

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Digital media has changed the way and the speed in which people shop. Marketers must now provide consumers with a full buying experience both online and in-store, adding a new dimension to their jobs.[…] Continue Reading »

This blog post is sponsored by Wilbur Curtis Company. Kevin Curtis, Executive Vice President of Wilbur Curtis Company, is part of the third generation of the Curtis family and oversees all of the sales and marketing operations for Wilbur Curtis. An active member of the Specialty Coffee Association of America, Kevin has been an instrumental part of the success and global presence Wilbur Curtis enjoys today.[…] Continue Reading »

SmartBrief is at the National Retail Federation’s 2013 Retail’s BIG Show in New York City, which runs through Wednesday. Here are some of the big events of the BIG Show as displayed through Storify. Want more news like this? Subscribe to NRF SmartBrief for a daily dose of retail news for decision-makers.

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Joseph C. Magnacca is president of daily living products and solutions at Walgreens, which he joined as president of Duane Reade in 2010. In his prior experience, he served as vice president of marketing for Loblaw in Canada from 1986 to 2002 and as executive vice president of marketing and merchandising for Shoppers Drug Mart in Canada from 2002 to 2008.[…] Continue Reading »

Kevin Ertell is vice president of e-commerce at Sur La Table. He has worked exclusively in retail for more than 27 years and has focused his expertise on e-commerce since 1997. Previously, he worked at ForeSee Results, Borders and TowerRecords.com. He is a member of Shop.org’s Board of Directors and the NRF Foundation Board of Directors.

As Sur La Table’s VP of e-commerce, what are the key issues on your mind this year?[…] Continue Reading »