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KeySmart, FTI Brands win Buyers Choice Awards

KeySmart, FTI Brands win Buyers Choice Awards

KeySmart won the ECMR-MMR Buyers Choice Award for its MagConnect keychain during ECRM’s Automotive, Hardware, & ASOTV Program held earlier this month. FTI Brands was a finalist for its AutoERASERS, Instant Auto Detailing Sponge. The products were selected from dozens of entries submitted by participating suppliers. Buyers were able to evaluate each entry and cast

Petco partners with ECRM, RangeMe on summit

Petco partners with ECRM, RangeMe on summit

SAN DIEGO – Petco Health and Wellness Co., a complete partner in pet health and wellness, will host its first-ever Sustainability Vendor Summit on Sept. 22, 2021 as part of the company’s public commitment to increase its assortment of sustainable pet products to 50% by the end of 2025. The event, hosted in partnership with ECRM and RangeMe, will connect

ECRM schedules ‘massive’ product sourcing event

ECRM schedules ‘massive’ product sourcing event

CLEVELAND – Building on the success of its Global Market: Food & Beverage event in June, ECRM on Thursday announced plans for a massive virtual event this fall that will bring together buyers and product suppliers from around the world across all major consumer packaged goods (CPG) categories. ECRM’s 2021 Global Market: Fall Experience will

Rite Aid seeks suppliers for virtual product summit

Rite Aid seeks suppliers for virtual product summit

SOLON, Ohio — Rite Aid will host its inaugural Clean, Green, and Better for You virtual product summit on July 29 to meet with product suppliers across food and beverage, health and beauty care, and general merchandise categories that support whole health and include clean ingredients. Erik Keptner “Providing a compelling selection of products that are

Record number of buyers take part in ECRM Diversity Week

Record number of buyers take part in ECRM Diversity Week

SOLON, Ohio — More than 640 buyers met with 485 brands during ECRM’s recent Diversity Week, which included programs for diverse- and minority-owned suppliers across food and beverage; general merchandise; and health & beauty care categories. Over 3,800 curated meetings were held on the ECRM Connect platform across the three programs. The programs were launched to introduce retailers to

Video Forum: Greg Farrar, ECRM

Video Forum: Greg Farrar, ECRM

In this week’s Video Forum, Greg Farrar, chief executive officer of ECRM, talks about how the experience of the COVID pandemic has impacted the company’s business and the way retailers and suppliers interact. The growing role of digital technology, including ECRM’s RangeMe product discovery platform, and emerging trends in the marketplace are among the topics

Buyers flocking to upcoming ECRM event

Buyers flocking to upcoming ECRM event

CLEVELAND —  ECRM says registration velocity for 2021 Global Market: Food & Beverage has already reached nearly 1000 buyers and brands from over 30 countries just three weeks after registration opened. The digital experience will bring together retail and foodservice buyers and product suppliers from around the world on June 28 through July 2. “We

ECRM adds new product discovery experience

ECRM adds new product discovery experience

CLEVELAND — ECRM announced on Tuesday a first-of-its-kind industry experience that is said to completely change how consumer packaged goods (CPG) products get discovered. ECRM’s 2021 Global Market: Food & Beverage will bring together retail buyers and product suppliers from around the world to meet face-to-face on June 28 through July 2. “The scale and magnitude of

ECRM Connect surpasses 100K virtual meetings hosted

ECRM Connect surpasses 100K virtual meetings hosted

SOLON, Ohi0 — ECRM announced Tuesday it has reached a new milestone surpassing 100,000 curated meetings hosted on the ECRM Connect proprietary platform, which the company developed to enable buyers and sellers to engage in live, interactive digital meetings at scale. What’s more, top-tier buyer participation has grown over 20 percent since before the pandemic as retailers and foodservice operators have embraced virtual

Hy-Vee is seeking local vendors

Hy-Vee is seeking local vendors

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee Inc. will start hosting quarterly “Best of Local Brands” summits in 2021 to expand and enhance the product offerings at its more than 275 retail stores in Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Hy-Vee is currently accepting submissions for its “Best of Brands” summits online

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