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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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What Retail Buyers Want: Toys
Retail buyers attending ECRM's Toy EPPS are looking for products that help activate the minds and bodies of today’s kids.
The Impact of Natural Within Core OTC Categories
At ECRM’s Cough, Cold, Analgesics & Allergy EPPS, Hamacher’s Dave Wendland will discuss the value of incorporating natural products within traditional OTC categories
What Retail Buyers Want: Home & Gift
Retail buyers attending ECRM's upcoming Home & Gift EPPS are seeking a variety of products within home decor, gifting, holiday decorations, and accessories.
NPD’s 2018 Foodservice Predictions
Consumers will want more convenience, digital ordering options, and at-home meal options in the coming year.
What Retail Buyers Want: Consumer Technology
As consumers seek out more connected devices, retail buyers are increasingly looking to add them to their assortments
ECRM Supplier Success: SOCIAL Sparkling Wine
The company’s line of healthy sparkling wines was a hit on Billion Dollar Buyer as well as at ECRM’s adult beverage sessions
RangeMe Discovery Hub Debuts at Upcoming ECRM Grocery EPPS
The Discovery Hub at ECRM’s Winter Snack & Dry Grocery EPPS will feature new suppliers from RangeMe that have not yet attended an ECRM session
ECRM’s Year of Giving
ECRM teamed up with dozens of charitable organizations in 2017, and is always on the lookout for more ways to help those in need.
Meijer: Putting the Customer First in Every Decision
A Q&A with Lynette Ackley, VP of Health, Beauty, Baby Consumables, Card & Party for Meijer, one of ECRM's Merchandising Team of the Year award winners
CVS: Creating 'Wow' Experiences in Beauty & Personal Care
A Q&A with Maly Bernstein, VP of Merchandising for beauty and personal care for CVS Pharmacy, one of ECRM's Merchandising Team of the Year award winners
Balanced Cocktails, Balanced Menu, Balanced Bar
A successful bar operation means maintaining a balance between speed, service and innovation. Tapping the kitchen for inspiration can help.
Albertsons Cos.: Passionate about Shoppers, Stores & Products
A Q&A with Geoff White, President, Own Brands for Albertsons Companies -- one of ECRM's Merchandising Team of the Year award winners
ECRM Launches New European Business Unit

The Netherlands-based ECRM Europe team will lead the company’s efforts to best service European retailers and distributors, as well as global suppliers

ECRM Honors On-Premise Adult Beverage Award Winners
Winners were selected in several categories, including Best New Product, Best Bottle Design, Best Beer, Wine and Spirits.
Podcast: How Diverse Suppliers Can Get Onto Retail Shelves
Timothy Bush speaks with supplier diversity expert Mercedes Jaime about the retail opportunities for diverse-owned suppliers
RangeMe Verified Service Highlights ‘Retail-Ready’ Brands
The premium service boosts the efficiency of retail buyers’ product discovery efforts
Millennials Driving Trends in Beer, Wine & Spirits
They are looking for transparency, authenticity, and unique flavors, styles and packaging in the alcoholic beverages they purchase
ECRM Global Wine, Beer & Spirits EPPS Grand Tasting Winners
A panel of industry experts judged ECRM alcoholic beverage suppliers for this year’s awards.
Walgreens Own Brand HBC: 'Ownership' Driving Excellence
According to Group VP Helayna Minsk, when your team feels invested in their work and knows they have your confidence, they show you their best.
Location, Location, Location (and Marketing & Merchandising, Too)
A great retail location can only take you so far, if it’s not supported with strong marketing, merchandising and customer service.