Is this where we are headed? Will other retailers soon join 7/11, the nation’s largest convenience store chain, and become worried about federal immigration agents showing up, unannounced, and carting away undocumented workers and demanding paperwork from store managers to prove otherwise?
More than 90 years of “doing things right the first time” tends to pay off.
Just ask officials at the Chase Products Co., the Broadview, Ill.-based manufacturer of private label aerosol items that continues to produce robust sales and profit growth for themselves and their retailer partners as it closes in on the century mark in business.
This year could be the most important year for retail since, well, since all the way back in 2017.
At the outset, it is certainly shaping up that way, especially with a host of major retailers looking to do all they can to compete with Amazon and its growing online presence, not to mention taking a few points away from each other.
Standing out in a crowd.
That is pretty difficult when it comes to the natural products segment among HBC brands. With the category growing at steady double-digit rates for at least the last five years, a large number of suppliers have entered the market, all hoping to grab their fair share of this burgeoning segment.
Seeking to expand its capabilities to European retailers and distributors in discovering new and emerging global brands in food, HBC and general merchandise, ECRM has launched a business unit that consists of a team of multilingual sales and account management staff.
Which area of the industry do you think Amazon’s entry would shake up the most?