Category: General News

Category Management Knowledge Group’s blog is moving!

Hi to all of our subscribers,
As a subscriber to our Category Management blog (which has >10,000 subscribers!), I’d like to invite you to our new Category Management Blog that will replace our existing blog in the upcoming months.  You need to subscribe yourself to the new blog using the following instructions.

Click on the link to the new site:
To subscribe, after you click on the link, simply input your email address on the righthand side of the screen (see image below).

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Earn Extra Income Through CMKG’s Affiliate Program

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You asked, we’ve listened. Many Category Management Knowledge Group clients, students and 3rd party companies have requested that we start a formal referral program that compensates the Affiliate for referrals that generate sales for CMKG. We are excited to announce our new Affiliate Program, which:

is available to individuals, corporate clients and solution providers;
includes a special introductory commission rate (until September 1, 2013); and
is easy to sign up, easy to execute, and easy to start earning!

Click here to get …


Understanding US Consumer Trends: Hispanic Americans and Baby Boomers

Hello, I am Tanya Pyshnov (of Clearly Research) and I am a new market research partner of Sue Nicholls (of Category Management Knowledge Group).    I am happy to join your category management community and hope to provide helpful market research perspective on various topics.  Today’s topic is on “consumer trends”.

Trends can emerge as the result of consumer behaviour or can be a demographic or ethnographic population trend.  Both are important to marketers and retailers as they …

Happy New Year!

First of all, Happy New Year.  I hope that you had a safe, healthy and happy 2012, and wish you all the best in 2013!

It’s been awhile since I released a Category Management Series tip, or even written in my blog for that matter!  Well, my New Year’s resolution is to get back into blogging, but in a different way than before.  We have developed a brand new webinar platform for 2013, which includes both paid and free live webinars that tie in with some of our …

CMKG “Live” Category Management Boot Camp: Feb. 21-23, 2012

CMKG’s First Ever “Live” Bootcamp!

We recently ran some live training sessions at the Category Management Association conference in Atlanta, and were given feedback that people really liked our approach in running live training.  We also love facilitating live training sessions!  So we’re blending our Certified Professional Category Analyst certified training (with an option to extend the training to our Certified Professional Category Manager eLearning), live …

Full Day “Selling To Target” Session For Potential Vendors

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Back by popular demand, the “Selling Target In Canada” seminar will run on January 26, 2012 at the Living Arts Centre in Mississauga.   

This full-day session is designed to give you the insights you need as you prepare to do business with Target Canada.   This session is being by an industry partner of CMKG’s, Jeff Doucette, of Sales is Not Simple.

If you missed the first session, make sure you attend in January; as it is expected that Target will start more in-depth vendor discussions in Canada during Q1 and Q2 of next year.