What is a list of consumer product markets/industries and their average markups?

2017-07-05T10:59:55+00:00By |Categories: Resellers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

I see a lot of articles that highlight the industries/products with the highest markeups (e.g., glass frames, cosmetics, watches, etc.), but I’m not just looking for the highest, I’m interested in a more comprehensive list. Doesn’t seem to be transparent at all! Thanks for your help. This is a Quora question I was asked and [...]

The correct way and the specific equation to use to determine markups and margin for resellers and retailers

2018-07-19T16:18:42+00:00By |Categories: Resellers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I got this question emailed to me by Marty: I'm looking to find out the typical pricing markups (margins) for plastic storage containers, from manufacturing through retail. I came across your post on Quora (dated 3/16) which was helpful, but I had trouble understanding some of it. Wondering if you could clarify through an example, [...]

What is Tradespend?

2018-12-08T14:07:07+00:00By |Categories: Downloads, Resellers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Tradespend is the amount that a manufacturer/vendor spends to promote a product in-store.  Typical in-store promotion vehicles include discounts/coupons and supporting ads in a retailer's circular. However, in the industry, tradespend is the term used to describe all the costs associated with selling to a retailer.  Here is a general list of [...]

A ballpark guide to relative sales of items by retail channel

2016-10-26T11:29:09+00:00By |Categories: Resellers|Tags: , , , , , , |

Assume sales of items by retail channel in units per week per retail door. Grocery: Baseline channel Natural/Specialty:  2.5 x grocery Drug: 1 x grocery Mass: 10 x grocery Club: 20 x grocery C-store: 3 x grocery

Why You Should Not Sell to Whole Foods Market

2016-04-08T20:35:07+00:00By |Categories: Resellers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Everyone wants to sell to Whole Foods Market. At least in my world of consumer products, most companies I come across who sell food and are not selling to Whole Foods Market, want to. I admit that Whole Foods Market has a great reputation and associating with them as vendors can elevate their brand to [...]