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BENEFITS

We make trusted industry connections. You benefit.

In addition to accessing and learning from industry experts and thought-leaders, Emerge members receive exclusive free and discounted perks. Perks include complimentary SPINS and Nielsen trends, POS and consumer sales reports and insights, access to investor communities, free trials with wholesale e-commerce partners, product discovery, lead generation and sales platform discounts, and more!

Emerge Member Perks

Nielsen

Nielsen Syndicated Retail Measurement and Consumer Facts Report 
20% off first Panel or POS data purchase

Nielsen

Nielsen Syndicated Retail Measurement and Consumer Facts report includes:

  • One free Point-of-Sale (POS) report (UPC & Measures)
  • One free Consumer Facts Report
  • Free consultation with Nielsen team to discuss your brand’s goals and data needs.

Access Nielsen educationon the Emerge private member site

Receive 20% off your first Panel or POS data purchase

Details of the exclusive Emerge Nielsen data benefits here.

SPINS

Free Cross Channel Scorecard
Discounted SPINS Data Packages

SPINS

Free Cross Channel Scorecards create a personalized sales presentation to communicate your brand’s success and growth factors.

Scorecards help your team understand your current performance across channels, and can be leveraged to drive expansion and revenue opportunities.

Receive ongoing SPINS Partner thought-leadership content releases which include trends, presentations, infographics, and webinar invitations.

Emerge members, log in to get started.

&Marketing

Complimentary website review & an initial marketing analysis (IMA)

&Marketing

&Marketing provides the robust outsourced marketing department that growing companies need without the high overhead costs of traditional agencies or full-time employees.

&Marketing’s variable model empowers businesses to reach their growth goals by launching or augmenting their existing teams and receiving guidance and expertise from senior level strategists and a flexible execution team.

&Marketing provides your team with what you need, when you need it — delivered with flexibility, transparency, and jargon-free language. No drama, just marketing to help you reach your goals.

Emerge Members, login to get started with your complimentary &Marketing benefits.

Specialty Food Partners

Join the exclusive Emerge SFP Catalogue, expand your distribution network and ship your products directly to stores with SFP. Free for Emerge members.

Specialty Food Partners

Specialty Food Partners (SFP) operates private online marketplaces for grocery wholesalers and distributors who want to sell more specialty products to their stores.

Expand your distribution network and ship your products directly to stores with SFP:

  • Make your products available to multiple distributors and their retail customers in the SFP Marketplace
  • Distributors’ retail customers have the ability to easily view and order Emerge member products
  • Single point of contact for sales and order history for all the distributors in the SFP network
  • No set up fees, no slotting fees, and no surprise chargebacks

Emerge members, login to the private portal to get started.

Profit First Cash Flow Management System

Cash flow management system that helps growing brands escape the cash-flow survival trap and start growing their business profitably, while eradicating debt and paying themselves what they're worth.

Profit First Cash Flow Management System

83% of small businesses are never profitable. And 88% of small business owners could actually make more money doing the same work for someone else.

Learn how to set up the simple – yet genius – Profit First cash flow management system so you can get out of the cash-flow survival trap and start growing your business profitably, while eradicating debt and paying yourself what you’re worth.

Learn how to implement this intuitive cash management system in your business so that you can continue to thrive without stressing over your company’s finances … even if looking at your books is the last thing you ever want to do!

Emerge members, log in to learn more and book your initial consultation!

Natural Products Field Manual Eighth Edition

Authors Bob Burke & Rick McKelvey
"The book we wish we had when we were starting out"

Natural Products Field Manual Eighth Edition

Natural Products Field Manual Eighth Edition

Authors Bob Burke & Rick McKelvey

  • 4 volumes, 44 chapters of “go to market” content enriched by the insights and commentary of 66 industry CEO’s, retailers, brokers, distributors and experts
  • Flash drive with directories of stores, buyers, brokers, distributors, budget models and PR lists
  • $100,000 in coupons for services,
  • Receive half-day consulting with Bob Burke that can be structured flexibly.

Ideal for anyone bringing natural, organic, specialty, or imported products to market. It pays for itself many, many times over.

Not just for startups, the manual has been used by large mainstream companies, long time, experienced natural and specialty products companies, smaller organizations and many investors, consulates, consultants, publishers and educational institutions.

WeStock - The Crowdstocking Platform

25% off your first year annual growth tier subscription with WeStock.

WeStock - The Crowdstocking Platform

WeStock makes it easy for your followers to vote for your product at their local retailers by streamlining the product request process. WeStock powers your outbound sales by turning product requests into new retail sales.

WeStock growth tier includes:

  • Branded request forms
  • Full access to your customized dashboard
  • Buyer contact information
  • Retail and distributor visibility
  • Customer notification services
  • Monthly consulting
  • Campaign links
  • Customized reporting

The Good Trends

For the first 3 months after listing on The Good Trends, The Good Trends extends and funds a 15% off trial discount offer to all new customers of the brand.

The Good Trends

The Good Trends is the gourmet food wholesale marketplace built for shared success. It enables store buyers to discover, buy and purchase the local brands their consumers crave in a one-stop-shop platform offering an exceptional selection in one one single point of purchase.

The Good Trends helps brands grow in three ways:
1. Reach new stores in our community of 250+ specialty store buyers
2. Streamline your orders & invoicing. We give stores a net 30 payment, you get paid End of Month with a single point of invoice.
3. Grow your brand awareness and sales. We run local advertising for your brand around the store you are retailed into to increase your sell-out.

Learn more about The Good Trends

Emerge members, log in to your private Dashboard to get started!

Mable

Free 6-month trial of Mable wholesale e-commerce platform
No charge ever to use Mable with existing retail buyers

Mable

Created specifically for selling into grocery, convenience, and specialty stores by a real grocery store owner, Mable’s wholesale ordering website and mobile app make it easy for new and existing customers to order from CPG companies online and in the aisle. Mable streamlines the ordering process for retailers and brands and extends net 45 day terms to retailers, making it easier for stores to stock products.

Emerge members enjoy special perks, including no charge for using Mable to facilitate sales with your existing retail buyers.

Grow your wholesale business with Mable. #WholesaleSimplified

Emerge members: login to the private portal to get started

Brandjectory

Free 3 month trial to Brandjectory, an online meeting place for innovative early-stage CPG brands and investors to discover each other, make connections, and develop relationships on the path to partnership.

Brandjectory

Brandjectory is an online meeting place for innovative early-stage CPG brands and investors to discover each other, make connections, and develop relationships on the path to partnership.

Brandjectory combines the best of social media, instant communication and secure file distribution tools to foster connections, communication, and document sharing between entrepreneurs and accredited investors in the fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry. Tell your story, post updates about your milestones and achievements, share documents discreetly, and build relationships with relevant investors.

Learn more 

Emerge members: login to the private portal to access your promotion code for 3 months free.

RangeMe

Discount on an annual RangeMe Premium Account. RangeMe is the leading product discovery and sourcing platform where retailers and suppliers discover, connect, and grow their business.

RangeMe

RangeMe is the leading product discovery and sourcing platform where retailers and suppliers discover, connect, and grow their business. RangeMe has become even more vital to the CPG industry since the COVID-19 disruptions, as their online platform helps growing brands stay engaged with retailers. 

Emerge members, log in to take advantage of your RangeMe discount.

Perishable Shipping Solutions

One-time on boarding fee discount. Perishable Shipping Solutions (PSS) is a pick & pack order fulfillment warehouse focused on eCommerce for perishable foods including frozen, refrigerated and chocolate products.

Perishable Shipping Solutions

Perishable Shipping Solutions (PSS) is a pick & pack order fulfillment warehouse focused on eCommerce for perishable foods including frozen, refrigerated and chocolate products. With warehouses located in Ohio and Nevada, PSS can service 93% of the US population with 2-Day ground shipping with FedEx.  Combined with eco-friendly packaging materials, PSS provides its customers with a cost economical way to scale in the fast growing direct-to-consumer market.

Learn more

Emerge members, log in to your dashboard for more details.

proquo ai

$500 off annual subscription to brand management platform
4x/year goal-setting sessions to plan and assess effectiveness of marketing activities
2x/year support to craft killer retailer sell-in stories leveraging consumer intelligence from platform

proquo ai

proquo ai is SaaS brand management platform using live consumer intelligence to understand value, diagnose unique strengths and opportunities for your brand, and get prescriptive guidance to improve your marketing effectiveness and grow your market share.

Emerge members, log in to get started with your free demo and consultation.

Crisp

Free demo and free month of Crisp forecasting and demand planning platform

Crisp

To mitigate the fact that a third of the world’s food production is wasted before it reaches a consumer, Crisp facilitates a more efficient food supply chain with a technology platform that consolidates complex data into value-based solutions. Crisp quickly creates a reliable demand forecast for food suppliers, retailers and distributors in order to optimize profitability and drive production efficiency.  

Collaboration is one of the hardest parts of demand planning, but the Crisp forecasting platform helps every stakeholder contribute to and operate from the same forecast. Easily share statistical forecasts and information about upcoming sales, marketing, or other events; solicit feedback; and note assumptions and variances. With Crisp, you always have a single, accurate version of the truth to guide demand planning.

Learn more

OTHRSource

OTHRSource Core Service, for twenty (20) complimentary store visits

Free consultation with OTHRSource team to discuss your ongoing merchandising strategy

OTHRSource

OTHRSource provides one-stop flexible, on-demand national in-store support/merchandising services to brands across big box, traditional retail, convenience store, drug & independent retail formats.

Emerge members receive OTHRSource Core Service, for twenty (20) complimentary store visits. The Core Service includes:

  • Shelf Cleanup & Date Rotation (before & after pictures)
  • SKU Count per product
  • Planogram Integrity Audit
  • Real-time Price Check (your brand and competitor products)
  • Backroom to shelf movement on product out of stocks (OOS)
  • Forced orders with store managers (if needed and applicable)
  • Real-time data feed for each store visit

In addition, you will receive:

  • A free consultation with the OTHRSource team to discuss your ongoing merchandising strategy

Jebbit

Create 2 free interactive experiences (i.e. product match quiz, trivia, lookbook, survey, etc.) to increase engagement, open rates and/or onsite conversion while capturing 1st party data. Includes one free 30 minute consultation.

Jebbit

Jebbit is a marketing platform that allows you to create beautifully branded, no code, interactive experiences that capture 1st party data.  Create experiences such as product matches, personality quizzes, trivia and live polling as ways to drive high engagement and data capture from consumers.

  • Create simple lead forms, surveys, landing pages and many forms of interactive experiences
  • Start with our template and then customize with your logo, colors, fonts and images
  • Build personalized journeys based on how consumers answer each question
  • Deploy across any channel via unique URL’s for tracking or QR codes
  • Capture the 1st party data attributes you need to personalize their experience
  • Optimize with real-time analytics

ReposiTrak

Free one-year subscription for Compliance Management system.

Free product discovery listing on ReposiTrak MarketPlace

ReposiTrak

Emerge Member Benefits:

  • Complimentary one-year Compliance Management subscription: manage your company’s regulatory and supply chain risk as you grow.
  • Free product discovery listing on ReposiTrak MarketPlace: get discovered, meet new buyers and grow your sales. List your products in the fastest growing supplier discovery platform in the industry.

ReposiTrak provides suppliers with a robust, interoperable solution to protect their brands and be retail-ready for new and growing retailer relationships. The ReposiTrak platform includes:

Compliance Management – a one-stop solution for automating management and compliance of required documents and regulatory records.  The solution receives, stores, and shares documentation; and generates dashboards and alerts for missing, expired or inaccurate records.

Supply Chain Solutions – sell more, stock less and see everything with the suite of supply chain solutions from ReposiTrak. From scan-based trading, direct-store-delivery, store-level ordering and vendor managed inventory solutions, we work with you to create more sales, eliminate out-of-stocks, and reduce shrink with your retail partners.

MarketPlace – enables suppliers to capitalize on their commitment to safety and transparency for new products, additional need, or simply to replace non-compliant suppliers which retailers or wholesalers may currently be using.

Allison Ball Consulting

Free Retail Roadmap: 9-step guide to building a brand that will fly off the shelf

Free Masterclass: 3-step framework to growing your packaged food business

Allison Ball Consulting

Emerge mentor Alli Ball, former grocery buyer turned food business consultant, helps food industry professionals succeed in launching & growing their packaged food businesses.

Through one-on-one consulting and her online group course, Retail Ready™, Alli helps producers understand what it takes to get their products on the retail shelf, and keep them there. She shares the behind-the-scenes secrets and thought process of wholesale buyers as they assess new products for their stores or online marketplace. 

Learn more about Alli, her expertise, and get started with her free business tools. 

SQF Food Safety Fundamentals Program

$50.00 savings off the SQF Food Safety Fundamentals program

SQF Food Safety Fundamentals Program

For more information about the SQF Fundamentals Program and to take advantage of the discount, contact Julie Pryor 

Global Recruiters of Madison

Complimentary, confidential consultation to discuss your team’s resources and address the unique challenges you face in scaling your organization.

10% discount on your first search with Global Recruiters of Madison.

Global Recruiters of Madison

Global Recruiters of Madison (GRN) is an executive recruiting firm in the Natural Products Industry with expertise in the U.S., Canada, and Europe.

  • Since 2005, GRN has placed 500+ “difference makers” in sales, marketing, quality, operations, product development, regulatory, and the C-suite.
  • GRN partners with natural food, beverage, dietary supplement, and personal care brands ranging from founder-led start-ups to billion-dollar publicly traded companies.

Ready to expand your team by adding an industry “difference maker”?

Not ready to hire yet, but interested in a conversation about your current team, goals and next steps? Let’s Talk!

Emerge members, log in to the private member portal to set up free 30 minute consultation with GRN team.

Raveler

Free 6-month trial of Raveler production management tools with on-boarding assistance.

Raveler

Raveler helps eliminate burnout for small food companies by offering simple solutions for production, inventory, and asset tracking. A lightweight, cloud-based alternative to big ERP platforms. Pick and choose the features that suit your needs:

Inventory Control

  • Quick, easy counting.
  • Set pars at multiple locations.
  • Get emailed reports every time stock is counted.

Batch Management

  • Automatically generate batch numbers.
  • Track ingredient lots.
  • Easily record information to comply with regulatory authority.

Container Tracking

  • Use QR codes to scan and update status information for kegs, crates, and other durable assets.
  • Know exactly where your fleet is at any time.
  • Order labels through Raveler or print them yourself for free.

Moving Your Brand Up The Food Chain

Save 50% on Emerge mentor, Patrick Nycz’s book “Moving Your Brand Up The Food Chain”

Moving Your Brand Up The Food Chain

Save 50% on Emerge mentor, Patrick Nycz’s book “Moving Your Brand Up The Food Chain”

Join today! $999 for an annual membership.