Category: Local

Hungry for Health & Wellness: 5 Major Food Trends

Consumer packaged goods (CPG) brands and retailers’ bottom lines are poised to triumph if companies adapt to this unstoppable trend.

/ July 26, 2016

Trending Now: Natural and Specialty—in Australia

While organic in fresh products is still only a limited section in most mainstream supermarkets, there is growth in shelf space allocated to emerging on-trend brands within categories, and the health food section within the supermarkets has also greatly expanded.

/ July 6, 2016

CPG: Capturing Hearts One Product at a Time

CPG, consumer packaged goods, may not resonate the same for all of us, but we can’t say we haven’t been exposed to it. Anytime you make a purchase at a store? Yup, that’s CPG.

/ June 23, 2016

The Trouble with Labels–Are Certifications Right For Me?

Labeling a product with a specialty designation can be great. And as entrepreneurs with innovative products, I’m guessing you’ve looked into the different certifications, qualifications, and other –ations your product might bear.

/ June 15, 2016

The Explosion of Natural and Organic

Natural and specialty is now integrated into the mainstream shopper experience, and the access to it for every family is hugely exciting.

/ June 1, 2016

Infographic: The Top 3 Omnichannel Personalization Trends

To compete effectively, consumer goods and retail companies are using omnichannel personalization to engage consumers, and offer them the convenience to browse and buy products however and wherever they choose.

/ May 26, 2016

What’s in a Name? (Part 2)

Whatever the reason, it can be a bit panic inducing to realize that the name you thought was so perfect is not really. But it doesn’t have to be! It’s fixable.

/ May 24, 2016

Local Trade Shows 2016: The Healthy & Natural Show

Show season is in full swing, and just last week the Healthy Natural Show landed in Chicago.

/ May 12, 2016

Engage Shoppers with Omnichannel Personalization (Part 1)

The explosive changes in retail today are due in part to pervasive mobile technology, which is empowering consumers.

/ April 28, 2016

Forward, Together

For retail buyers, trade shows are an important part of their product discovery mix, a place they can go and meet the suppliers face-to-face, touch, feel, try, and even taste these products.

/ April 12, 2016