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  1. Associates & Employees
Scaling is one of the most challenging things for businesses today. It takes time, money, strategy, and top-notch marketing to skyrocket from a successful small business to a more prominent, established brand.   But many retailers, e-commerce, and CPG brands get stuck on marketing. It makes sense. Marketing can and does feel quite nebulous to those […]
  1. Operations & Supply Chain
Fulfillment is a broad term that encompasses every aspect of storing, packing, and shipping your goods. When you launch your products, you may manage this work yourself to save on labor and storage costs. There’s a reason many successful businesses started in garages or basements – it works!  As your business gains traction, you may […]
  1. Operations & Supply Chain
When you run a business, the amount you are paid is important. But the timing of incoming cash is often even more important. It can be a key determinant of success. The reason is that cash flow — the timing of when you get paid and when you have to pay bills — can mean […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
What Fast Fulfillment Means to Consumers The unprecedented growth of the e-commerce industry has been front-page news – as have the global supply chain disruptions that followed. Most retailers’ supply chains were not prepared for the abrupt switch in transportation and fulfillment needs or the sudden spike in consumer demand.  With supply chain disruptions making […]
  1. Data & Insights
Do you know if your product is priced right for its category? Do you know exactly how much you’re making on each unit you sell? And if so, have you considered all the hidden or additional fees associated with doing business in retail?   If you answered ‘NO’ to any of these questions, you’re not alone. […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Between 2017 and 2019, large brands in the U.S. lost volume at a rate of 1.5% a year, while small brands grew 1.7%, according to a report from management consulting firm McKinsey & Company. The time for small brands is now. Consumers are frequently turning their backs on mainstream companies and looking at what small […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
As retail costs balloon, certain products deflate. Across retail categories, more manufacturers are making products smaller to offset rising costs, a practice called shrinkflation, or downsizing. Retail costs keep climbing, as U.S. inflation hit its highest one-year price hike in more than 40 years in March 2022. Global supply chain disruption has made raw materials, […]
  1. Agencies & Vendors
When it comes to plants, I’ve always had two brown thumbs. Whenever I bought one for my apartment, I had little success maintaining it, or keeping it alive. Feeding it was a hassle that involved mixing and measuring that often turned into a mess on my kitchen counter. It was simply time and effort I […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
If you’re reading this wearing sweatpants, make-up free, with unbrushed hair, you’re not alone. But with people starting to leave their homes more last year, the overall consumer health industry grew by 4% in 2021, according to Euromonitor International. So, what’s driving sales of health and wellness products? Multi-use products Hybrid products mean consumers buy […]
  1. Agencies & Vendors
What makes a supplier successful on RangeMe? That’s a question I sought to answer at this year’s Summer Fancy Food Show, held recently in New York City. I met with over a dozen suppliers, who each got onto retail shelves from connections or direct purchases made on RangeMe. During our discussions, these brands – which […]
  1. Department: Beverage
Our grandmothers did it really well: Taking leftover foods and turning them into something else. Scraps of vegetables and animal bones made stock; leftover bread turned into bread pudding; croutons became breadcrumbs.  What’s old is new again and companies are following grandma’s lead. And now it’s got a new fancy name: Upcycling. Upcycling means taking […]
  1. Agencies & Vendors
“No pain, no gain.” It’s a common expression thrown around by coaches, bosses, or parents when growing up. Luckily today, many innovative solutions help with the pain so you can strictly gain. TensCare Ltd is a drug-free solutions provider based in the United Kingdom, helping people feel better naturally since 1997. The brand is committed […]