RangeMe's articles

  1. Agencies & Vendors
This summer, RangeMe, and our Preferred Services partners will launch a series of weekly content aimed at providing emerging brands with insights to help them boost sales, maintain strong cash flow, elevate advertising, optimize logistics, and champion environmental sustainability as they gear up for this year’s Black Friday/Cyber Monday season.  The series, collectively titled S.C.A.L.E […]
  1. Department & Category
The new Lowes Foods store in Winterville, North Carolina aims to create an entertainment-driven shopping experience. It features an array of unique concepts and various specialty food sections that seek to create a “Village of Shops” theme, providing customers with a diverse and engaging shopping environment, complete with interactive elements and a strong focus on […]
  1. Data & Insights
Food entrepreneurs have a lot on their plates. From sourcing the best ingredients to finding the perfect packaging – there’s no shortage of tasks to take up your limited time and resources. However, no matter how dialed in your product is, you can’t start taking over retail until you conquer compliance.  Nutrition labeling requirements can […]
  1. Agencies & Vendors
Most of you are familiar with RangeMe as an online product discovery platform that helps emerging brands boost their exposure with retail and foodservice buyers. But what you may not know is that RangeMe also gives brands the opportunity to pitch their products in-person directly to buyers. That’s right – RangeMe subscribers can get private, […]
  1. Agencies & Vendors
Nothing irks a buyer more than a brand that goes into a meeting unprepared. In fact, the most common advice I hear from buyers with regards to supplier meeting prep is, “Do your homework.” You should have an idea about the buyer’s organization, the markets it serves, and – whenever possible – actual boots-on-the-ground experience […]
  1. Corporate Finance
Growing your business to a household name is the dream of every entrepreneur. However, achieving this level of recognition requires more than just ambition; it demands strategic planning, resource allocation, and often, significant financial investment. Access to capital isn’t always easy to come by, however. In fact, a study by U.S. Bank found that eighty-two […]
  1. Agencies & Vendors
Spritzal Cookie Company Co-Founder Taylor Elizabeth Walker leaves no stone unturned when it comes to growing her brand. Each morning at 8AM she’s on RangeMe checking out her profile insights to see what’s trending with buyers, and also seeing which retailers are conducting reviews in her category and what immediate retail opportunities are available. She’s […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Emerging brands have to support each other.  This is the way we climb mountains. None of us can do it on our own. It takes a collective interest. How can we together move the needle? The key word here is “together.”  Our founders take on big CPG brands – bringing even bigger ideas and with […]
  1. Department: Beverage
During yesterday’s webcast, Fire Department Coffee CEO, Luke Schneider, discussed how he raised $1.8M for his business through crowdfunding with the help of StartEngine. The webcast also included Harrison Bert, Director of Sales for StartEngine and was moderated by Wayne Bennett, SVP of Retail for ECRM and RangeMe. For those of you not familiar with […]
  1. Merchandising
Expo West begins today, and for the next few days many brands will experience a whirlwind of networking, handing out samples, schmoozing at after-hours events, and starting potential business deals. Once it all wraps up, though, now what? Well, then it’s time to turn that momentum into tangible success. You’ve invested time, money, and energy […]
  1. Agencies & Vendors
One of the benefits of being a RangeMe Starter or Premium subscriber brand is the opportunity to submit products to buyers who have immediate, limited-time opportunities that take place throughout the year. During these campaigns, retailers, distributors and foodservice operators invite brands that meet specific criteria to submit their products to be considered for placement […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
I always have my eyes open for dark horses, the come-from-behind winners that no one expects. I cheer for them, marvel at their grit, and hope for their victory over stronger, better-known competitors. They have always inspired me, and they challenge how I see the world. They give me hope. But why do dark horses […]