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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.

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Wellness, Unicorns, Selfies and the Business of Beauty
Beauty consumers are looking for healthier ingredients and vibrant colors, and love to share their finds on social media.
On-Demand Webcast: Strategies to Get Your Brand on Retail Shelves
Category management expert Daniel Lohman discussed strategies to help brands increase their chances of getting on retail shelves.
Industry Trends: Gourmet Confectionery
Check out the latest trends in the gourmet confectionery industry
What Retail Buyers Want: Natural, Organic & Specialty Foods
Healthy snacks, functional beverages and ethnic flavors are what retail buyers attending ECRM’s Natural, Organic & Specialty Foods EPPS are looking to sell in their stores. 
What Retail Buyers Want: School & Office Supplies
Back-to-school kits, arts and crafts, and electronic accessories are among the school and office supplies retail buyers are looking to sell at their stores. 
ECRM to Host SOS Hydration's 'Run with an Olympian' Program
SOS Ambassador and Olympic Finalist Abbey D’Agostino will provide running tips to attendees of ECRM's Weight Management, Sports Nutrition and Vitamin EPPS.
ECRM & RangeMe: A Supplier Case Study
Even before ECRM’s acquisition of RangeMe, suppliers like Session Savers Sunscreen leveraged both companies to get in front of retail buyers
Podcast: How ECRM & RangeMe will Drive Retail Product Discovery
ECRM's Greg Farrar and RangeMe's Nicky Jackson discuss how the combination of both companies will take product discovery to a whole new level.
What Retail Buyers Want: Frozen, Deli, Meat, Dairy & Bakery
Natural and organic, grab-and-go and ethnic products are what retail buyers attending ECRM’s Frozen, Deli, Meat, Dairy & Bakery EPPS are looking to sell at retail.
The Evolution of Foodservice Buying
The foodservice industry needs to rethink the way it sources products
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. 
ECRM Acquires Online Product Discovery Platform RangeMe
RangeMe brings online scalability and best of breed technology that will complement ECRM's product discovery and category planning solutions.
ECRM Webcast: Walmart - Winning On and Off the Shelf
Menasha’s Aaron Shinkle and Field Agent’s Marc Yount will discuss the top merchandising trends at Walmart in 2017 and how to leverage these trends for success.
Online Grocer Peapod Launches Healthy Food Filter
Peapod Nutrition Filter creates a personalized digital aisle to help shoppers find Non-GMO, sugar-free, vegan and vegetarian items faster.
Podcast: Avoiding the Pitfalls of Fear & Procrastination
Timothy Bush discusses how to avoid the pitfalls of fear and procrastination to move your business forward.
How the Convenience Store Channel Can Stay Relevant
According to Nielsen, c-stores must get the product mix right, emphasize health and wellness, and think beyond RTE
What Retail Buyers Want: Weight Mgmt., Sports Nutrition & Vitamins
Fat-burners, preventative health, and innovative formulations and delivery systems are what retail buyers are looking for in the category. 
4 Trends Driving Pet Population and Pet Ownership Growth
55% of all U.S. households own pets, and an increasing number of them have more than one, according to Packaged Facts.
What Retail Buyers Want: Baby & Infant
Products aimed at wellness, education, organization – with a bit of style thrown in – are what retail buyers attending ECRM’s Baby & Infant EPPS are looking to sell in their stores. 
40% of Pet Owners Purchase Pet Products Online
The age of ecommerce is drastically changing the U.S. market for products and services for dogs, cats, and other household pets