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The ECRM Content Gateway is a platform on which buyers, sellers, marketers and merchandisers can find actionable information published to help them – and their businesses – to more effectively compete. Its content includes case studies, company profiles, columns from industry experts, promotional insights, and multimedia, as well as “how-to” information on how to best leverage ECRM’s digital, event and analytics tools.

Viewers are encouraged to share their thoughts and opinions related to articles on the site, and are invited to submit columns or content ideas of their own by contacting Joseph Tarnowski, VP of Content, jtarnowski@ecrm.marketgate.com
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Vote for the Merchant Team of the Year
Calling all Suppliers! Cast your vote for the Merchant Team of the Year.  
Leveraging Prepared Foods to Win Back the Restaurant Customer
A focus on convenience, ethnic flavors, and wellness in the deli and prepared foods departments can help convince more shoppers to eat at home
The Vitamin Shoppe to Host New Product Review
The session will include 10 Vitamin Shoppe Category Managers, and will be organized and managed by ECRM.
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.
The International Cuisine Conundrum
International food and ingredients are quickly becoming mainstream among U.S. consumers.
Managing Brand Consistency Across Multiple Platforms
In the face of mounting changes across retail and the CPG landscape, the time to ensure consistent, complete consumer-focused content has never been more critical.
Better-for-You Beverages for Wellness-Minded Consumers
An aging population, growth of chronic disease, and rising healthcare costs are driving the demand for clean labels and transparency in the beverage category
Wellness, Unique Flavors & Convenience in the Center Store
Shoppers increasingly seek healthier options for their snack and dry grocery products, and if they have exotic flavors, all the better.
Webcast: Finding Missed Opportunities in Food & Beverage
TABS Analytics founder and CEO Dr. Kurt Jetta will be sharing his analysis of the most up-to-date Food and Beverage consumables category data
Family Dollar to Host Open Buy Days for HBC, GM & Food Suppliers
ECRM will be organizing and managing the event, which will include upwards of 20 Family Dollar category managers
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
RangeMe to Assist Rite Aid in New Product Sourcing
The initiative will help the retailer scale its product innovation efforts
A Tale of Two Retail Channels
Online retail is becoming the go-to place for shoppers who know exactly what they want, but there’s still a place in the brick and mortar world for those who don’t.
Smart Consumer Tech Gaining Traction with Shoppers
Smart homes, STEM robots, gaming gadgets, and audio devices were key areas of interest at ECRM’s Electronics Retail Summit EPPS
Podcast: The Road to Success - Nicky Jackson, CEO of RangeMe
Nicky Jackson discusses the challenges and rewards of entrepreneurship, and provides valuable insights for emerging brands looking to break into retail.
Shark Proof, TGI Technology Win Buyers Choice Awards - Electronics
Buyers attending the EPPS voted based on product innovation and packaging
Podcast: How Suppliers Can Stand Out to Retail Buyers
For the third On the Shelf Flash Topic podcast, the panel discusses how to best grab the attention of busy retail buyers
Serialization, Tech Transfers & Costs Key Issues for CMOs
ECRM’s Contract Manufacturing/Packaging/Logistics for Pharmaceuticals, OTCs and Nutritionals EPPS focused on key issues for CMOs
Supplier My Mom Knows Best Sees Retail Success with ECRM
My Mom Knows Best was formed in 2005 to bring time saving products to the marketplace, making life easier for moms, schools and children. 
Housewares, Household & GM: Trends & Opportunities
These products provide retailers with the opportunity to offer their shoppers a continually-changing mix of innovation, convenience and novelty.