Category: Small Business

Infographic: 4 Ways to Capitalize on the “Buy Local” Movement

Consumers value the superior quality of local products and the “buy local” movement has made retailers more willing to partner with local suppliers because these suppliers offer mutually beneficial, strategic value.

/ March 10, 2016

Local Trade Shows 2016: International Home + Housewares Show

With more than 2,100 exhibitors spread across three sections of Chicago’s monstrous McCormick Place for the 2016 International Home + Housewares Show, it could be very easy to get lost amid the seemingly never-ending aisles of stylish décor and industrious...

/ March 8, 2016

If the Price Isn’t Right

What’s an innovator to do if your product is already out there, and the price is…wrong?

/ March 3, 2016

The Price is (Hopefully) Right

Pricing a new product may be one of the trickiest endeavors you encounter when bringing a new product to market.

/ February 22, 2016

How Local Products Attract Happy, Loyal Shoppers (Part 2)

This year, retailers should build strategic relationships with local product suppliers to capitalize on the growing “buy local” movement.

/ February 17, 2016

Small Steps, Giant Leaps—A New Partnership for a Better CPG Industry

CircleUp and RangeMe are coming together to provide product suppliers with a faster path to market as well as the resources to scale their business.

/ February 9, 2016

How Local Products Attract Happy, Loyal Shoppers (Part 1)

Retailers increasingly source local products to streamline logistics and reduce transportation costs. Both retailers and suppliers build goodwill by investing in the local economy, and consumers feel good for supporting people and jobs in their community.

/ February 3, 2016

Infographic: 5 Disruptive Retail Trends to Watch in 2016

From localization to omni-channel personalization, here are the Top 5 Retail Trends to Watch in 2016...

/ January 28, 2016

Hand in Hand: Innovation & Inspiration

Whatever the innovation you have in mind, embrace it. And in those moments when you doubt your idea—and everyone has those moments—don’t let go.

/ January 26, 2016

Local Trade Shows 2016: Winter Fancy Food Show (San Francisco)

One of the biggest shows of the season, and arguably the largest specialty food show on the West Coast, this show gave attendees a lot to think about as they walked the floor.

/ January 21, 2016