If you have a product or a product idea and have ever wondered how to get it placed in a Major Big Box Retailer, "On The Shelf" is the show for you. Every week we tackle important subjects crucial to mounting a successful sales campaign into Big Box Retail. From timeframes to packaging to Pricing we cover it all. Using simple steps, information and instruction, On The Shelf will be your personal wholesale consultant. Presented by TLB Consulting, a concierge consulting company, who has over 22 years of retail / wholesale expertise.

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OTS 130 | As Seen On TV

Pulling Back The Curtain On “As Seen On TV” with Carrie Jeske

Have you ever watched television and came across As Seen on TV programs and felt it was shady or that people are trying to pull the wool over your eyes? Then you might want to hear from Carrie Jeske. Carrie is an As Seen On TV...

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Tips for Building a Successful Relationship with Your Buyer

Creating a positive relationship with your buyer is key to having a productive partnership. John from San Francisco wanted to know how this could be achieved, and I thought that this is something worth discussing for all our listeners out there. You have to build a...

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OTS 128 | Millies Kitchen Creations

Getting Grocery Retailers To Eat Out Of Your Hand With Millies Kitchen Creations’ Tracy Postic

There’s a brand-new giant in grocery retail who is taking the food industry by storm – but they’re not quite the mass-production factory you have come to expect. Meet Tracy Postic, founder and CEO of Millies Kitchen Creations whose original ideas, super fresh and healthy ingredients,...

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OST 127 | Toys R Us Closing

Goodbye Toys R Us! My Experiences In The Field

The inevitable has happened: retail giant Toys R Us is out. It is sad to see such a giant in retail go away forever, but change is inevitable. Now, Big Boxers might be wondering: What was it like working with Toys R Us? How did the...

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OST 126 | What To Do When Things Go Wrong

What To Do When Everything Goes Wrong – Flash Topic #7

We all go through times when everything is going wrong, everything is happening, and we just don’t know what to do. Sometimes people get busy doing the wrong things. When things are going wrong, doing more of them is not going to help the situation. ...

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OTS 125 | AR/VR In Retail

How AR And VR Are Changing The Retail Lands with Jacki Morie

The process of selling a consumer goods product to a buyer hasn’t changed much in the last 100 years. You do a demonstration and hopefully, people become interested. Trying to think of new and different ways to make this process either easier, better, or more enjoyable...

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OTS 123 | Social Sparkling Wine

Leah Caplanis, The Brains Behind The Social Sparkling Wine

Women who like to drink don’t like what happens to them the next day. When they drink beer, the feel bloated. Wine gives them headaches and cocktails make them fat with its sugar. Leah Caplanis created Social Sparkling Wine, the most health-conscious alcohol available today. This...

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OTS 121 | US Retail Misconceptions

Four Common US Retail Misconceptions

 

Business around the world is not necessarily the same as business in the US. There are a lot of specific things that go on here that don’t go on anywhere else. There are a lot of companies that want to come to the...

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OTS 120 | Predictions And Suggestions For 2018

Predictions And Suggestions For 2018

 

The year just seems to go faster than we expect. It’s like a freight train that’s going really fast and a new year is here. What’s important is what you’re going to focus on for this year and what things you should not...

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OTS 119 | Supplier Diversity

How Diversity Can Help Your Products Get On The Shelf with Mercedes Jaime

 

Wouldn’t it be great if you could just skip to the top of the heap when taking your products to a retailer? Mercedes Jaime is a supplier diversity expert who is a seasoned veteran of the food and retail industry. She explains that...

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