Category: Buyers

9 Tech Trends Connecting Retailers to Consumers

In retail, geeky is the new sexy. In this intense, competitive sector, technology has evolved from an indulgent luxury to an essential strategic investment that helps companies serve shoppers better. To remain relevant and competitive in today’s market, retailers are...

/ April 13, 2017

The Biggest Mistake Brands Made at Natural Products Expo West 2017

Expo West provides a tremendous opportunity to receive invaluable customer feedback--if only people would see it and use it that way.

/ March 27, 2017

What’s Trending with Buyers

We looked at the actions of thousands of buyers on RangeMe over the past year and compiled a report of eye-opening insights to help you understand what’s top-of-mind and trending with retail buyers.

/ March 22, 2017

5 Tips on How to ROCK Your Next Chain Store Buyer Meeting

Do you have a product that you think would be perfect for big box stores but the thought of the buyer meeting before getting your product on shelves makes you a nervous wreck?

/ December 2, 2016

Retailers Feel–and Heed–the Power of the Millennials

Retailers are right to immerse themselves in the Millennial mindset in order to better unite with this very ambitious and significant generation.

/ November 21, 2016

Supplier Spotlight: The Naturally Smart Way to Grow a Business

What started out as a product made in a small commercial kitchen and delivered out of the back of his Mini Cooper, Patterson now offers five flavors to his loyal customers across the U.S.

/ November 17, 2016

5 Reasons Why a Buyer Says Yes to One Product Over Another

If their customers are asking for a certain product, a buyer will do what it takes to add it to their product assortment because they know their customers will buy.

/ October 27, 2016

Category Reviews—To Know Them is to Use Them

For retailers, conducting category reviews is an essential part of doing successful business.

/ September 27, 2016

Local Trade Shows 2016: Windy City Gift Show

A good amount of floor space at the show was dedicated to the Makers Market, a growing trend at shows big and small alike.

/ August 16, 2016

Trading Up: Making the Most of Your Trade Show Experience

There’s more room for the smaller suppliers to strut their stuff. There’s more time for buyers and other interested parties to talk with those manufacturers, and make connections.

/ August 5, 2016