Tag: manufacturer

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

Man’s Best Inspiring Friend

If you’re noodling on your next product launch or extension and can’t seem to land on something that really strikes your fancy, look to our four-legged friends for inspiration.

/ September 20, 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

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

Pet Products: A Furever Growing Category

Take a look at the pet aisle in your local grocery or big box store, or heck, if you can be sure that you won’t come home with another cat, dog, or iguana, take a stroll through the nearest pet-focused...

/ August 18, 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: The skinny on running a cookie business

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