Healthy Fats & Oils Fuel Product Innovation

There’s no denying the fact that fats and oils make foods taste better, however, not all fats and oils are created equal. Read on to learn more about which products have experienced the greatest growth according to NEXT, a Connected Partner. See full article here >>

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These 5 companies led the way as Chicago tech raised $42M in June

Chicago tech kicked summer off by raising $42 million in fresh funding. This could be classified as a slow start to the summer. In June of 2017, the city’s tech companies pulled in $125 million in new funding. But funding is up after a slow May in which just $23.2 million was raised. Read on to […]

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How QSRs & Fast Casual Restaurants Must Capitalize on Consumer Trends, Tastes & Technology Now

Helping quick service restaurants (QSR) and Fast Casual dining establishments negotiate the ever changing landscape of diner preferences and technology, ShopAdvisor, Inc, a Connected Partner, a leading technology and mobile-proximity marketing company, today released a new white paper that explores the future of drive-to-location marketing and the opportunities available to restaurant owners and operators. See […]

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Briefing – Investing in robotics and automation: Supporting ideas through crowdfunding platforms

If you’ve got some money to invest, you may have considered, or even participated in, a crowdfunding campaign. You wouldn’t be alone, of course, since literally billions of dollars have been raised in the past few years through such platforms. Along with Kickstarter and Indiegogo, Investopedia includes another crowdfunding platform called CircleUp, a Connected Partner, in its […]

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Vitamin Sales Hit Record Heights as Online and Brick and Mortar Sales Continue to Rise, TABS Analytics Report Reveals

Vitamin, mineral and nutritional supplement (VMS) sales grew by an estimated $500 million, or 3 percent, during the past year, driven by record increases at both online outlets and brick and mortar stores, according to the 11th Vitamins, Minerals and Supplements Study conducted by TABS Analytics, a Connected Partner. See full article here >>

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Sephora Europe Partners with Retail Analytics Startup ciValue

Sephora Europe is partnering with retail analytics startup ciValue, a Connected Partner, to improve its customer relationship management. As part of the two-year partnership, the Paris-headquartered cosmetics chain is already using ciValue’s marketing software in France, and will soon roll it out in the rest of its European locations. See full article here >>

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RangeMe Supplier Spotlight: Artnaturals artfully makes a deal with Meijer

After dropping out of high school, the five Nourollah brothers embarked on an unconventional journey that started with selling fragrances and led them to successfully co-found natural beauty company. Read more to learn about their journey in article by RangeMe, a Connected Partner. See full article here >>

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Britain’s Asda Launches Online Nutritional Search Tool

UK retailer Asda has introduced a new personalised online nutritional search tool which assists customers with complex diets and nutritional needs to find the right foods easily. In partnership with platform and data provider Foodmaestro, a Connected Partner, the online service boasts ‘custom filters’, allowing consumers to filter products by diet, lifestyle, or nutritional choices. […]

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RangeMe CEO Nicky Jackson Among Progressive Grocer’s 2018 Top Women in Grocery

Progressive Grocer named Nicky Jackson, founder and CEO of RangeMe, a Connected Partner, as one of the winners of its 2018 Top Women in Grocery awards for her contribution to the food retail industry via the continued growth of the RangeMe platform, and her current leadership of the company post-acquisition under ECRM. See full article […]

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Asda Introduces New Service To Help Shoppers With Special Dietary Needs

Asda has linked up with tech firm Foodmaestro, a Connected Partner, to introduce a new online nutritional search aid that supports customers with complex dietary needs. See full article here >>

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