In the past year, Pamida Stores Operating Co Inc. restructured, rebranded, and refocused its attentions based on three basic tenets: easy, reliable, and affordable. Getting all 204 of the discount retailer’s stores aligned from top to bottom took a lot of work, and is still in progress, but Ken Seipel said the company is already seeing results. 

Read more: Pamida Stores Operating Co.

Each and every product on this earth has a life span,” said Tom Szaky, CEO and vice president of licensing and product development at TerraCycle, Inc. “The end-of-life reality of a bag of potato chips is that the food ends up in the toilet and the bag ends up in the garbage. Same with a pen; you buy a pen, the ink runs out. The only difference is, some products can be recycled easily and others not so easily.”

Read more: TerraCycle

Fifty percent of the recent population growth in the US is due to growth of the Hispanic population. Hispanics and Latinos comprise approximately 16% of the total US population, coming in second only to non-Hispanic White Americans. Facts such as these make it clear that companies can no longer ignore this important consumer demographic, which is where Geoscape comes into play. 

Read more: Geoscape

This retail software provider offers a one-channel solution to a multi-channel customer base. Unlike most other systems providers in the market, Micros-Retail caters only to the retail industry. Over the past seven years, as the company developed through numerous acquisitions, this differentiator was the company’s greatest asset. 

Read more: Micros-Retail

This Canadian cosmetics company makes sure to develop new products that are fun and exciting. The research and development of new products at Lise Watier Cosmetiques begins at the top. “Because we are women here, we know the needs of our customers and we share women’s concerns and issues,” said Lise Watier, founder and co-president. 

Read more: Lise Watier Cosmetiques

Using terms like “play value” and “playability” to measure the success of its products, this buildable toy company increases profits by maximizing fun and value for its consumers. Despite the tough economic climate, buildable toy company K’Nex, based in Hatfield, Pa., admits that business is on the up and up, thanks to keen attention paid to price points, a strong web marketing presence, and the inherent creativity this company’s products possess. 

Read more: K’Nex

Quality products, friendly service, and a commitment to the community are the cornerstones to this coffee company’s success. With 200 stores in the Western US, Tully’s Coffee is already a major player in the gourmet coffee market, but it is looking to take a bigger piece of the pie through its plan to offer single-unit franchises. 

Read more: Tully’s Coffee

In the fast paced world of tech gadgets, this manufacturing and merchandising partner is a powerful ally for retailers. Slowly, more and more retailers are outsourcing non-critical business functions to experts in an effort to both same money and sell more products. Merchandising is one of those functions that, in many cases, is handled better by an experienced selling team, but Xentris Wireless does much more than provide merchandising support for its high tech retailer customers.

Read more: Xentris Wireless

Our Blog

Latest RM Social Media