ECRM’s Global March Market Adds Bulk Buying Capability for U.S. Buyers


CLEVELAND, February 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — ECRM, the global leader in end-to-end product sourcing solutions for retailers, announces that its Global Marketplace: Spring Buying Days, which takes place from From March 28 to April 1, 2022will allow US retailers to make wholesale purchases directly from participating vendors using a new feature launched by RangeMe.

With over 200,000 vendors representing nearly one million products across all CPG categories, RangeMe will showcase its extensive service offering during the Global Marketplace so that participating vendors in eligible categories can sell their products commission-free and offer give participating shoppers the best deals on their amazing products. .

“This ordering capability completes the circle of shopper engagement with product discovery, review and purchase combined into one seamless experience,” said Greg FarrarCEO of ECRM. “This is the latest evolution of ECRM’s vision to accelerate B2B commerce.”

Here’s how the service will work during ECRM Global Market: Spring Buying Days:

  • Participating vendors who are set up for orders will have the opportunity to attract and excite buyers by listing special discounts on their products during Global Market Week
  • Offers are posted online for buyers on March 28 when the world market starts and ends on April 1st
  • Shoppers can filter, sort and find brands or products that meet their criteria as well as discounts displayed on RangeMe
  • Buyers can add items to their cart and make purchases directly on RangeMe, or they can have quick 15-minute meetings on ECRM Connect with suppliers before ordering during or after their appointments.

“Having the ability to buy directly from vendors during Global Market: Spring Buying Days is a game-changer,” said Tim YoungCategory Marketing Manager for Newcomb Oil. “It will give regional chain buyers like me the ability to act at lightning speed when we discover an innovative new product or meet a supplier, and get it on the shelf immediately.”

RangeMe’s new service offers one-button buying, multiple ordering, add-to-cart functionality, and easily accessible order details and history. For vendors, it’s as easy as setting up their storefront, listing products available for purchase, and processing orders in addition to a full suite of order management tools.

“Direct buying is a great addition to the global marketplace,” said Santiago UrtiCEO of Green Global Foods, which participated in the previous two global markets. “By allowing buyers to place bulk orders on the RangeMe platform, it can significantly reduce the time it takes to get our products to their shelves, especially with community and regional retailers.”

Stellar Educational Range
ECRM kicks off its educational programming for Global Market: Spring Buying Days with a keynote from best-selling author and renowned speaker, Alex Banyan. In this thought-provoking keynote, “There’s Always a Way: How to Cultivate Resilient, Focused, and Energetic Teams in Times of Uncertainty,” Banayan masterfully decodes the most critical and elusive skills needed for any organization to cultivate. exponential growth mindsets, especially during times of rapid change and uncertainty.

Thought leadership training sessions from retailers and industry experts will include presentations, panel discussions and Q&A with the following presenters:

  • Jane EwingSVP, Sustainability, Walmart
  • Julie BarbarSVP, Health and Wellness, Walmart
  • Jeff BobbitSourcing Lead, Private Brands, Peapod Digital Labs, A division of Ahold Delhaize
  • Jessica GlendenningManaging Director, MDD, Come on puff
  • Rich GillmoreSenior Central Store Manager, Category Management, Gelson’s
  • John ShawSupply Manager, Farming
  • Andrea K. LeighFounder and CEO, Groupe Allume

Additionally, there will be three supplier workshops offering practical information to move business forward focusing on pricing, e-commerce packaging and how to move your product once it hits the shelves. Workshop presenters include:

The Global Marketplace 2022: Spring Buying Days will once again offer international reach combining immersive online product discovery and the RangeMe buying experience with ECRM Connect, ECRM’s virtual meeting environment . The brands will showcase relevant products to shoppers from retailers and foodservice operators of all sizes and locations. Branded and private label categories covered will include food (including frozen, dairy, deli, meat, seafood, candy, snacks and mall), beverages, catering , health care, personal care, beauty, wellness, babies, household goods, household goods, and pet.

Product discovery for buyer participants begins March 7 and will cross March, 31st. Meanwhile, shoppers can easily find relevant products in their respective categories on RangeMe and, with the click of a button, book a 15-minute face-to-face virtual meeting based on supplier-stated availability. Qualified buyers can also buy products directly from suppliers configured for the order. Scheduled meetings will take place From March 28 to April 1 on ECRM Connect and operates around the clock to accommodate participants from all over the world.

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About ECRM
ECRM brings efficiency and effectiveness to the buying and selling process by propelling connections between buyers and suppliers through key programs that utilize virtual and face-to-face platforms. With 25 years of experience, ECRM programs foster relationships, forward-thinking ideas, and process efficiencies. ECRM works with companies around the world in a variety of different categories, including food and beverage, general merchandise, health and beauty care, pharmaceutical and medical markets, and catering. ECRM also owns RangeMe, a product discovery platform.

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Dan Dyer
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