Sweet & Sour: Challenges and Opportunities in the Candy Category
Insights from ECRM's recent Candy Planning: Everyday & Summer Seasonal Virtual Session
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
Candy Consumers Seek Wellness & Sustainability, But Want Poop Emojis, Too
Insights from ECRM's Candy Planning: Everyday & Summer Seasonal Program
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
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.
Industry Trends: Gourmet Confectionery
Check out the latest trends in the gourmet confectionery industry
Everyday & Summer Seasonal Candy Trends
New trends in flavor profiles, packaging strategies and category blurring as seen at the Everyday & Summer Seasonal EPPS.
Store Brands Food & Beverage EPPS Product Videos
These videos provide a sample of some of the suppliers showcasing their wares at the Store Brands Food & Beverage EPPS
Phil Lempert's Pick of the Week (May 13)
Phil's Pick of the Week is Rawmio Gourmet Raw Chocolate Bark Simply Hemp
Product Showcase: Candy Planning: Easter & Valentine’s Day
Take a look at just some of the hottest products that will be showcased at the 2016 Candy Planning: Easter & Valentine’s Day EPPS.
Event Insights: Candy Planning: Christmas & Halloween
These videos provide a recap of ECRM's Candy Planning: Christmas & Halloween EPPS, held last month in Jacksonville, Fla.
Event Buzz: Candy Planning - Halloween
Flavor innovation and packaging were of the most talked about trends during the Halloween Candy event.
Product Showcase: Candy Planning: Christmas & Halloween
Check out just some of the products that will be presented at the Candy Planning: Christmas & Halloween event.
Event Buzz: Candy Planning - Everyday & Summer Seasonal
Learn about the latest trends in everyday and summer seasonal candy.
Product Showcase: Convenience / Front End
Take a look at the exciting products that will be presented at our Convenience / Front Ends brand week!
Candy Industry and ECRM’s Buyer’s Choice Award Winners Announced
Find out who won the best chocolate, non-chocolate and novelty awards!
The Growth of 'Masstige' Chocolates
The chocolate category now has a middle market between gourmet and traditional mass products
Industry Trends: Convenience / Front End Brand Week
In this industry report, discover which categories are leading front end sales, where e-cigs are headed and how c-stores can reinvent themselves.