2017 Retail Trends Roundup

As predicted, 2017 retail trends reflect the quality, care, and fun of artisan and culinary products, small is big, and retailtainment.

/ January 9, 2018

Supplier Spotlight: Van Wyk Confections’ classic treat gets ahold of Ahold USA

Nimble family-run candy company Van Wyk Confections share the key to getting onto the shelves of a major grocery chain in less than five months.

/ January 4, 2018

Retail Gets Phygital: Part 2

To stay relevant, modern, and customer-centric, more brick-and-mortar retailers – and even suppliers – are increasing their investments in digital engagement, including e-commerce and social media.

/ January 2, 2018

Retail Gets Phygital: Part 1

Amid today’s relentless retail disruption, savvy retailers are investing in delivering a superior customer experience across all channels.

/ December 14, 2017

Supplier Spotlight: How this family brand connected with their perfect retailer

John and Julia Paino are a father-daughter duo giving back to the community while tackling the snacking problem with their brand, Swoffle.

/ December 7, 2017

Hemp-Based Wellness Goes Mainstream

Want to know why hemp CBD has earned strong sales growth in the natural health and wellness sector? These five big reasons explain it...

/ November 27, 2017

Supplier Spotlight: Snowflakes Candy’s simple formula for retail success

Without a background in consumer packaged goods, let alone running a business, Kenney Joyal found himself in a similar position as many entrepreneurs just starting out...

/ November 17, 2017

Gen X(tra Special)

While Millennials may have coined the term “influencer” Gen Xers are the ones who first embodied it...

/ November 15, 2017

Supplier Spotlight: Pure Sea reels in Whole Foods Market

Agnes DeLatoni is a product director with a knack for shaking up the natural food space.

/ November 9, 2017

Infographic: Supply Chain Reinvention – 2007 vs. 2017

Comparing the supply chain of a decade ago to the supply chain of today, we see that retailers and suppliers now use multiple approaches to gain agility, efficiency and a competitive edge by serving shoppers better.

/ November 7, 2017