ECRM’s March Global Market Adds Wholesale Purchasing Capability for U.S. Buyers

February 28, 2022 ECRM

ECRM, the global leader in end-to-end product sourcing solutions for retailers, announces that its Global Market: Spring Buying Days, which takes place from March 28 through April 1, 2022, will enable U.S. retailers to make wholesale purchases directly from participating suppliers using a new capability launched by RangeMe.

Save A Lot Completes Wholesale Model Transition

February 14, 2022 Save A Lot

Save A Lot, one of the largest discount grocery chains in the U.S., announced the December completion of its ongoing re-licensing program and its transition to a pure play wholesale model. This follows the sale of nearly 300 corporate-operated locations to Retail Partners, who will continue to operate the stores under the Save A Lot brand.

Farm-to-Florist Direct: How Sunny Meadows Flower Farm Created a Successful Shipped-Flower Wholesale Program

November 8, 2021 Slow Flowers Journal

In 2017, Sunny Meadows Flower Farm launched a direct-shipping program for florists as a way to build the domestic flower market and increase access to more farm-direct blooms.  We started small with florists within the state of Ohio but beyond our normal delivery area as a test run for our first year, and shipped to a couple wholesalers so we could learn the ropes. 

GrubMarket Makes its Fourth Acquisition in New York

August 18, 2021 GrubMarket

GrubMarket today announced it has completed the acquisition of L&J Produce, a well-regarded and reputable produce wholesaler in New York. L&J Produce is a key sourcing channel for fruits and vegetables in the New York Metro Area, and has deep relationships with domestic farms in New England, Florida and California. L&J Produce works with many customers in New York ranging from supermarkets to restaurants and e-Grocer companies.

Miami-Based Presidente Supermarkets’ 2021 Expansion Includes 7 New Stores in Florida and the Launch of a Wholesale Store Concept

August 9, 2021 Presidente Supermarkets

Miami-based Presidente Supermarkets, one of the biggest Hispanic-owned grocers in the U.S. and led by Omar Rodriguez for 30 years, is opening seven new stores in 2021 plus a new wholesale concept. This investment in the community will add jobs and spur economic development.