NACDS ANNUAL MEETING, April 21-25, 2017

In April, The TSG team participated in the NACDS signature event, the NACDS Annual Meeting, in Scottsdale, AZ where we facilitated multiple meetings for our clients with top executives from the leading food, drug, mass, club and dollar retailers to discuss key opportunities and strategic issues.  Join us at next year’s Annual Meeting: April 21-24, 2018, The Breakers, Palm Beach, Florida

THE SWANSON GROUP EXPANDS ITS REPRESENTATION IN THE HEALTH AND BEAUTY CATEGORY BY SIGNING TWO NEW CLIENTS

Neoteric Cosmetics (Dec 2016)   High quality, proven results “Alpha” brand skincare line and leading dry shampoo brand “Batiste”.
Pulsaderm (July 2016)    Unique, highly effective, on-trend skincare devices and cosmeceuticals

TSG CLAIMS “WAGGING” RIGHTS BY SIGNING 2 NEW PET PRODUCTS CLIENTS!

Big Creek Foods (November 2016) Made in the USA Manufacturer of whole muscle pet treats, Co-packing for national brands and owned brand retailers.  Loving Pets (April 2016) Leading Made in the USA Manufacturer of Pet Treats and Accessories, supplying branded and owned brand products to retailers in all classes of trade.

PLMA’S PRIVATE LABEL TRADE SHOW 2016, November 14 – 16, 2016

For over 30 years PLMA’s Private Label Trade Show has been the industry event of the year and 2016 was no exception. Private label market share is expanding faster than ever before and with multiple TSG clients exhibiting at the show, the TSG team was there to take full advantage of the opportunity.  PLMA Private Label Trade Show 2017:  Nov. 12-14, Chicago.

WBA ANNUAL SUPPLIER SUMMIT, November 10, 2016

TSG again had the opportunity to attend the Walgreens Annual Supplier Summit where Walgreens top executives presented topics including current trends of the market, challenges, Walgreens mission, purpose and strategies.  Attending the Summit adds to TSG’s arsenal of knowledge that we utilize to help our clients synergize their efforts, planning and products to meet the needs of the retailer and consumer.

THE SWANSON GROUP IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE AND WELCOME NAT LOVE (Former Meijer VP) AS A STRATEGIC ADVISOR. September 2016

Nat provides industry and retailer experience to assist TSG in building their client’s businesses. Nat recently retired from Meijer where he worked for 38 years — the last 10+ as Vice President, Drug Store where he was responsible for five businesses at Meijer. These businesses include Pharmacy, OTC Health, Beauty Care, Cosmetics and Card & Party.

NACDS TOTAL STORE EXPO, August 6-9, 2016

In August, the TSG team traveled to Boston to attend the NACDS Total Store Expo – “the industry’s largest gathering of its most influential leaders”. TSG utilized this unique opportunity to gain new insights into today’s evolving marketplace, and to meet and work with current clients, retail partners and prospective clients to discuss business building strategy and tactics. We look forward to the next Total Store Expo, August 19 – 22, 2017 in San Diego, CA!  

VITAMIN ANGELS

TSG is proud to be a supporter of Vitamin Angels, a non-profit that provides lifesaving vitamins to mothers and children under five at risk of malnutrition — reducing preventable illness, blindness, and death — to create a healthier world. Additionally, Vitamin Angels reaches more than 48 million children and mothers in need in over 50 countries worldwide. Helping children and mothers is their highest priority.  Over 90% of their expenses go to delivering the benefits of vitamins worldwide!  

TWO TSG CLIENTS CAPTURE AWARDS AT THE WALGREENS ANNUAL SUMMIT

On August 13, 2015 Striiv received the New Vendor of the Year Award and Merical was awarded the winner of the Most Innovative Product Launch by Walgreens at their annual meeting in Deerfield, IL.