Category: Local

What Millennials Want From Consumer Goods

To win the hearts and minds (and wallets) of Millennial consumers, reflect their mindset by showing how your company is innovative, ethical and transparent.

/ November 9, 2016

Baby, Mine (Part 2 of 2)

I’m fascinated by the sheer number of products available for babies these days and I’m even more intrigued by some of the trends I see emerging among baby CPG these days.

/ November 8, 2016

Demystifying Product Standards: How These Can Impact Your Business

In order to sell products that meet the changing attitudes of their customers, retailers are taking a firm stance on the type and quality of products they sell in their stores. And that translates into their product standards.

/ September 14, 2016

Organic Circle in Brooklyn Takes Probiotics to a Whole New Level

In the wellness world, probiotics seem to be everywhere these days. That is because medical professionals are realizing that a person's microbiome plays a very direct role in that person's overall health.

/ September 13, 2016

Day 1 as a Furry Pet Parent

When you adopt a new friend, it’s hard to know how your life will change. There are supplies to buy, research to do and room to make for your new furry friend.

/ September 12, 2016

Infographic: The Explosive Growth of Natural and Organic (Timeline)

Organic and natural food is the fastest-growing sector of the American food marketplace. Over the past 15 years, these health and wellness trends have transformed the retail sector, driven by trade, policy and consumer trends, including shoppers’ desire for healthy,...

/ September 6, 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

2016 Health and Wellness Trends Invigorating Retail

Now more than ever, aligning with today’s hottest health and wellness trends gives you a better chance of getting your products on retailers’ store shelves and attracting happy customers.

/ August 10, 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

Some Labels You Should Appreciate

Consumers these days are getting more observant with the labeling on their foods and so am I.

/ July 28, 2016