Category: Entrepreneurship

The Learning Journey

The new product process is a constant, ever-changing journey of learning.

/ August 17, 2017

6 Culinary Trends Spicing Up Grocery

Here are some of this year’s hottest foodie-inspired culinary trends that are impacting consumer packaged goods (CPG) suppliers and grocery retailers.

/ August 15, 2017

Artisan Sales Soar as Consumers Invest in Quality

Millennials like to express their individuality by buying one-of-a-kind items, plus artisan goods are often local goods made by small businesses.

/ August 8, 2017

Supplier Spotlight: C+Swiss skyrockets to success with Hy-Vee

Like most entrepreneurs Marc Lewin deeply believes that taking advantage of every available tool is necessary to achieve success...

/ August 2, 2017

4 tips for getting Christmas-ready NOW

The National Retail Federation estimates that holiday sales can cop up to 30 percent of annual sales.1 Wouldn’t it be in your best interest, then, to be as prepared as possible, and be ready to race out of the gate...

/ July 27, 2017

Supplier Spotlight: Cosmakery and new beauty e-retailer make(up) some magic

When Thomason created Cosmakery, she knew she needed to get her products on store shelves–both physical and virtual–wherever women shopped.

/ July 24, 2017

3 Reasons Supplier Diversity is Awesome

Supplier Diversity has been a hot, hot, hot topic in CPG these days, and with good reason. It brings in new consumers, it shakes up staid categories, and it hacks away at the stranglehold multinational conglomerates have on the CPG...

/ June 7, 2017

In Retail, Small is Big

In retail today, shopper traffic and sales continue to flow toward smaller retail rivals that are more innovative and nimble.

/ June 1, 2017

Supplier Spotlight: How a Respect for simplicity led to success

Seeing firsthand how consumer preferences have evolved over time, it wasn’t a surprise to see how the trends in food shifted to a health-conscious focus.

/ May 16, 2017

The Pinterest Effect

As a supplier, your packaging matters. You know that, and you know it well.

/ May 4, 2017