Enstrom Candies: Bringing the In-Person Experience to Virtual Meetings
Co-owner Jim Simons used multiple cameras and a digital catalog to enhance the virtual experience
ECRM Virtual Platform a 'Game-Changer' for Hy-Vee's Todd Gean
The retailer's candy category manager was converted from a skeptic to a true believer after two meetings
ECRM Euro Food Program Keynote to Highlight Plant-Based Alternatives
Hylobates Consulting's Luca Bucchini to discuss trends and the EU regulatory framework
Candy Consumers Seek Wellness & Sustainability, But Want Poop Emojis, Too
Insights from ECRM's Candy Planning: Everyday & Summer Seasonal Program
The Checkout Challenge: Reviving Impulse Sales at the Front-End
Some tips on how to reverse the steady decline of sales at the front-end checkout
European Retailers & Distributors Seek Healthier Food Options
Buyers at ECRM's 2019 Euro Food were looking for natural, organic, free-from and vegan products
CBD and Mass Retail: A Perspective from the Trenches
Thoughts from my observations of buyer-seller meetings at ECRM's CBD sessions
What Retail Buyers Want in Convenience and Impulse Products
Here are some key areas of focus among buyers attending ECRM’s Convenience & Impulse sessions next month
ECRM Convenience Session to Feature Industry Roundtable Discussions
In the new Thought Interaction Pod program, buyers and sellers will share thoughts on a variety of key industry topics.
Healthier Options, Store Brands & Digital Driving Candy Category Growth
Insights from IRI’s presentation at ECRM’s Candy Planning: Everyday & Summer Seasonal EPPS
Download IRI Presentation on Trends in the US Candy Market
The slides are from IRI's presentation at ECRM's Candy Planning: Everyday & Summer Seasonal EPPS
Walgreens: Eyes & Ears Open for Innovation in the Candy Category
The 2018 ECRM Merchant Team Award winner is always on the lookout for exclusive collaboration opportunities
ECRM Honors Retail Merchant Teams for Excellence
This year's Merchant Team Award winners span 10 categories across food, HBC and general merchandise.
European Retailers and Distributors Find Food Innovation in Berlin
At ECRM's European Food session, retailers and distributors met with suppliers from around the world
What Buyers Want: European Dry Food, Snack & Confectionery
Some insights into what buyers and distributors attending ECRM’s upcoming session in Berlin are seeking from global suppliers.
Vote for the Merchant Team of the Year
Calling all Suppliers! Cast your vote for the Merchant Team of the Year.
Smaller Suppliers Driving Big Growth in Candy
Smaller candy manufacturers are fueling the innovation that are driving growth, and retailers who leverage this fact will win in the category.
Supplier Success Podcast: Zollipops' 12-Year Old CEO
In this latest podcast, shot on location at ECRM's Candy EPPS, Zollipops' CEO Alina Morse discusses her company's success
Easter & Valentine's Candy: Unicorns, Toys, Healthy Options
Novelty items unique flavors and better-for-you options are driving trends in Easter and Valentine’s candy, say retailers and suppliers
Industry Trends: Gourmet Confectionery
Check out the latest trends in the gourmet confectionery industry
What Retail Buyers Want: Everyday, Summer & Gourmet Candy
Better for you, impulse items, and stand-up pouches are what retail buyers attending ECRM’s upcoming Candy EPPS meetings are looking to sell in their stores.
IRI's Larry Levin to Present Candy Category Insights at ECRM EPPS
Larry Levin is Executive Vice President, Consumer & Shopper Marketing
2017 Kids Choice Award winners named at seasonal ECRM Program
Kids from the Boy's & Girl Club voted for their favorite candy during the Kid's Choice Awards hosted by Candy Industry.
Product Trends: Candy
Novelty, better-for-you and premium are trending in candy
Industry Trends: European Confectionery
Learn more about what's trending in European Confectionery.