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.


“Dear Mr. Bush, I just wanted to thank you for all the content that you are putting out there. I am in a starting phase of launching a product to retailers, and I have benefited greatly from the podcasts that I found on Spotify! Thank you again you had truly help motivate me. Best, Faisal Adnan Montreal, QC, Canada.”


“Thank you again for everything you're doing to help manufacturers like myself! Your podcast has given me a total new outlook on how to approach trade shows and buyers with a plan for success.”



OTS 176 Russ Krajec | Product Patenting

How To Patent Your Product In Today’s Market With Russ Krajec

  You may have a patentable idea, but if it doesn’t solve any problem, then it’s useless. Before you patent something, make sure it has value. Do the idea refining and marketing first. This is what Russ Krajec believes in as a recovering patent attorney. Russ is the CEO of BlueIron, where he provides patent-related financing for small...

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OTS 175 | Grow Product Sales

How To Use Facebook And Your Website To Grow Product Sales With Andy Seeley

  Managing your website would benefit you in the long run. Timothy Bush talks with Andy Seeley, the CEO of Creatively Disruptive, about healthy diversification and how you quiet the noise and make your product sales grow. He shares different aspects in his entrepreneurial journey and how he grew his business through effective marketing strategies,...

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What To Do Before, During & After A Retail Buyer Meeting

  Many retailers get too excited in bringing their products in front of buyers only to have that conversation not go well. While having that initial talk with buyers can be exciting, it is important not to dive headfirst but instead prepare. In this episode, Timothy Bush is back to take us deep into the...

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How To Stand Out On The Shelf Through Strategic Packaging With Michael Keplinger

  Your brand may be important, but when it comes to real life, a lot of what gets your product off the shelf is your packaging. You can either be strategic about it or leave everything to chance. If you don’t want to do the latter, then you definitely have to start investing in packaging...

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The Definitive Guide To Building Your Business Credit With Stephen Wible

  For a lot of people who want to take their product to retail, they need to create and develop a company for retailers to partner with. However, one of the things they’re probably not building is business credit. On today’s podcast, Timothy Bush is joined by Stephen Wible, a Marine Corps veteran with a...

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Getting Into Retail: Truths Versus Myths

  Getting into retail and securing a spot in the retail big leagues is something many entrepreneurs dream about. Have you ever imagined seeing your products on the shelves of a big box retailer but wondered just how to get your product ready and get placement for them? You probably have all these scenarios in...

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Bringing Your Toy Idea To Life With Azhelle Wade

  An idea is as good as nothing if it’s not put to work. For every inventor out there, one of the initial struggles is to make something out of their ideas. Helping you do just that, Timothy Bush invites three-time patented toy inventor, Women in Toys Wonder Woman finalist, and one of the 100...

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How The Entrepreneur Deals With Setbacks In Business: A Five Step Strategy

  Business is, by nature, unstable, and entrepreneurs recognize that dealing with setbacks is just another facet of their job. Entrepreneurs live in a world of constant flux, and things can change on a monthly, weekly or even daily basis. If you’ve been in business long enough, you would know failure and disappointment like the...

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OTS 168 | Digital Marketing

Digital Marketing Strategies For Today’s Small Business With Carolyn Lowe

  Things will never be as they were before the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and marketing is no exception. With a lot of people staying at home, digital marketing is making its way to the mainstream at an unprecedented and unforeseen pace. For the longest time, however, the industry has been dominated by the...

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OTS 167 | Product Development Process

Making Your Dream A Reality With Steven Selikoff

  Whether you’re an inventor wondering how to manufacture your product and expand into sales or an Amazon seller looking to expand into retailers, the fact is the ability to sell product right now is big. On today’s show, Timothy Bush talks to Steven Selikoff of the Product Development Academy, a company that teaches everything...

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