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ECRM taps John van der Valk to lead European division

ECRM taps John van der Valk to lead European division

SOLON, Ohio — ECRM has hired global B2B marketing veteran John van der Valk as chief executive officer of its European business. In his role, Van der Valk will lead ECRM Europe’s expansion, and will further develop the portfolio of products that streamlines the interactions between buyers and sellers. He reports to ECRM CEO Greg

ECRM Connect surpasses 25K virtual meetings hosted

ECRM Connect surpasses 25K virtual meetings hosted

SOLON, Ohio – ECRM announced it has reached a new milestone last month having passed 25,000 curated meetings hosted on the ECRM Connect proprietary platform, which the company developed to enable buyers and sellers to engage in live, interactive digital meetings at scale. More than 1,100 buyers and 1,000 suppliers have participated in 24 category-specific virtual

ECRM unveils virtual platform

ECRM unveils virtual platform

SOLON, Ohio — More than 70 retail buyers participated in 630 digital face-to-face meetings with suppliers of vitamins, supplements and nutritional products during ECRM’s Healthy Living, Vitamin and Nutrition Program, the first session to go live on its new virtual platform. The efficiency, effectiveness and usability of the platform was noted by users on both

New virtual platform will enable ECRM to move forward with all 2020 sessions

New virtual platform will enable ECRM to move forward with all 2020 sessions

SOLON, Ohio  – Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing (ECRM), the global leader in driving long-term, critical business relationships, announced Wednesday that it has developed a dynamic technology platform, utilizing the latest in virtual communications technologies, for facilitating face-to-face virtual meetings between buyers and suppliers. What this means for the industry is that all future ECRM Sessions

ECRM rolls out ‘Efficient Supplier Introductions’

ECRM rolls out ‘Efficient Supplier Introductions’

SOLON, Ohio — ECRM is introducing a technological solution designed to allow retailers and their buyers to maintain connections despite travel restrictions imposed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Efficient Supplier Introductions (ESI) are category-specific live virtual experiences during which suppliers present their products directly to category buyers. “When the coronavirus pandemic started gaining momentum,

ECRM rescheduling programs due to coronavirus, travel bans

ECRM rescheduling programs due to coronavirus, travel bans

SOLON, Ohio — ECRM has issued the following statement regarding travel bans and the coronavirus: “During this time of uncertainty, ECRM is committed to providing ongoing guidance and support to our buyers and suppliers. As a sense of apprehension over the coronavirus affects our Industry, we strive to continue to create meaningful connections between buyers

ECRM unveils bold, modern new look

ECRM unveils bold, modern new look

SOLON, Ohio  – ECRM has transformed its brand identity with an updated, modernized logo, signifying a new era for the company. Over the years, the company  has been helping buyers and sellers achieve success since the company was founded in 1994. In an ever-evolving marketplace, ECRM has continually been at the forefront of change, enhancing its business and processes to

ECRM holds Purpose-Driven Brands Summit in the windy city

ECRM holds Purpose-Driven Brands Summit in the windy city

CHICAGO — ECRM held its first Beauty & Wellness with Purpose Summit earlier this week here. The two-day summit focused on the growing popularity of purpose-driven indie brands. Purpose-driven brands on the market today focus closely on a niche within a category; they look out for all stakeholders; they seek out partners that share their

The front end and Rx need to be mutually beneficial

The front end and Rx need to be mutually beneficial

In today’s rapidly changing landscape, retail pharmacies are finding it tougher to survive, let alone thrive. Gross profit challenges are popping up everywhere — new competitors, generic drug price deflation, Medicare Part D plans pushing patients toward in-network or mail order pharmacies — and all of this before direct and indirect remuneration (DIR) fees. For

ECRM hires Savitch as SVP for international business development

ECRM hires Savitch as SVP for international business development

SOLON, Ohio – Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing (ECRM) announced Thursday the hiring of industry veteran Eric Savitch as senior vice president, international business development, to lead ECRM’s efforts in growing its Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) segment. Savitch will be responsible for expanding ECRM’s existing TPO relationships and engaging new TPOs by developing a comprehensive program

Chain Drug Review hosts CBD Roundtable

Chain Drug Review hosts CBD Roundtable

CHICAGO — Chain Drug Review conducted a CBD Roundtable at the recent ECRM Cough/Cold Show at the Sheraton Grand Hotel. Participating in the panel discussion were: Dave Donnan, senior partner, A.T. Kearney. Vincent Porpiglia, president of Hero Brands, internal sales arm for Select CBD. Dave Janowicz, vice president of merchandising and retail operations, Pharmaca. Dr.

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