Conversations On Retail

Conversations On Retail is a platform where retailers, suppliers, and other experts gather each week to exchange ideas, insights, and best practices, while growing their professional network… one conversation at a time.

We’re adding hundreds of new members each week to our community of 80,000+ cross-functional retailing and CPG professionals from all over the world.

Learn more at: conversationsonretail.com

For the Love of Retail

We transform consumer product companies; partnering with them to establish high performing advisory boards, made up of seasoned industry veterans, who are ready to roll up their sleeves and put their experience and rolodex to work… for the love of retail.

Our advisers typically contribute 5 to 10 hours per month; collaborating, mentoring, and active enabling their non-competing clients on a month-by-month basis.

Learn more at: ftloretail.com

Lap Around America

Lap Around America is a retail company that celebrates America’s smallest consumer product manufacturers, by helping shoppers discover their new favorite things.

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Rapid Retailing

At Rapid Retailing, we bring a “talent management mindset” to the consumer goods industry, helping the brands we represent not only get and keep their products on retailers’ shelves and websites, but also learn how to run more successful and sustainable companies.

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Supplier Community CONNECT!

Positioned at the nexus of retail and consumer brands, Supplier Community CONNECT! creates opportunities for the service and solution providers that are changing the game.

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Supplier Community (SOLD)

Supplier Community is a Gathering Place & Resource Center for Retailers & Their Suppliers.

We provide direct access to some of the world’s brightest minds in areas including retail operations, eCommerce, supply chain, analytics, shopper marketing, international, and more.

Our clients rely on us to connect them with these thought leaders and practitioners in order to gain and apply powerful insights to their business.

8th & Walton (SOLD)

Founded in June of 2006, 8th & Walton is a Bentonville, Arkansas based Walmart supplier development company that has helped hundreds of organizations in their efforts to do business better with the world’s largest retailer.

Zappidy (SOLD)

Retailers, consumer products marketers, and many other far-reaching companies have questions with answers based primarily on local information. These questions range from how customers feel about a shopping experience to how they interact with products and services.

Traditionally, this type of insight has been provided by companies with a large staff of agents who must be deployed to specific locations. By paying shoppers who are already at the store, Zapiddy delivers real-time, location-verified intelligence for a fraction of the time and money required by traditional such service providers.

High Impact Analytics

The High Impact Analytics team is comprised of a group of experienced sales professionals, analysts, replenishment managers, supply chain specialists and software developers with the sole goal of enabling small to mid-sized manufacturers and suppliers of consumer goods to thrive at retail and to gain or improve sales representation with the worlds largest retailers (Walmart, Sam’s Club, Target, Khols, Whole Foods, Amazon and many others).