Tag: local

6 Trends That Will Reinvent Retail in 2017

Stemming from last year’s push toward personalized experiences, this year’s hottest retail trends will elevate the customer experience with superior quality products and build closer relationships with consumers so companies can confidently deliver what shoppers want.

/ January 5, 2017

2016 Retail Trends Roundup

This end-of-year review gives retail and consumer goods companies proof of industry trends, so you feel certain of what shoppers want and how to deliver it.

/ December 22, 2016

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

9 Ways to Sell More This Halloween

Marking the beginning of the most profitable period of the year, Halloween spending is expected to reach a whopping $8.4 billion in 2016, the highest level in 11 years.

/ October 13, 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

Supplier Spotlight: Skinny Batches

Emme Tyler, creator and owner of Skinny Batches, is dedicated to perfecting her craft--running a dynamic business and baking the tastiest natural desserts on the market.

/ August 11, 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

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