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E-Commerce Brings Chinese Street Food Home

By Mark Nelson / April 1, 2021 /

If authentic juicy steamed Shanghai soup dumplings, known as Xiao Long Bao, sound incredibly comforting – you’re not alone! XCJ is a well-reviewed dumpling house in Bellevue, WA known for their soup dumplings. However, the business was immediately endangered after COVID struck as they are located near corporate office and saw foot traffic decline by…

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E-Commerce is Sweet: Scooping & Scaling for Tipsy Scoop

By Mark Nelson / February 17, 2021 /

The artisanal hand-crafted ice cream is creamy, made with seasonal and local ingredients.  With a name like Tipsy Scoop, you might suspect a twist and you would be right – it’s age-restricted ice cream for adults only!  Containing about 5% liquor, flavors have names like Mango Margarita Sorbet, Dark Chocolate Whiskey Salted Caramel, Vanilla Bean…

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CORE Bars’ E-Commerce Program is an “Endless Shelf”

By Mark Nelson / February 6, 2021 /

CORE Foods is all about the core – core values, core strength and making the core happy for personal health and wellness.  CORE Bars certainly check all the boxes!  Organic, vegan, gluten-free, kosher, non-GMO rolled oat bars that pack in nutrients, fruits, nuts, prebiotics, probiotics for immune support, delicious taste and good health.  CORE Bars…

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Classic Hot Dog Brand Benefits from New E-Commerce Tricks

By Mark Nelson / December 15, 2020 /

Talk about hot dogs with a history!  Feltman’s of Coney Island has transformed its business across generations, selling hot dogs from a pushcart cruising the beaches of Coney Island in 1867 to a multi-channel national business today that includes 2500 retail groceries and a growing e-commerce platform for always-on product availability. Mid-19th century NYC was…

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It’s Unreal! The Tale of Mrs. Goldfarb’s Vegan NY-Style Deli Meats

By Mark Nelson / November 29, 2020 /

Jenny Goldfarb found her passion project in meat – after becoming a vegan.  Inspired by her great-grandfather Morris Gross who worked his way up from a dishwasher to own several New York City delicatessens, Jenny set out to re-create those deli sandwich flavors she grew up loving.  Blending the old with the new, her Unreal…

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MCT Survives & Thrives with Pivot to e-Commerce

By Mark Nelson / October 15, 2020 /

Healthy Lifestyle Superfood Brand Grows Despite Pandemic The MCT story began as many do – two college buddies into fitness and nutrition developed a super-healthy food bar in the kitchen.  Their nutritious bars tasted very good, the keto diet exploded, and a business was launched.  The company gained shelf space in natural grocery chains, expanding…

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Pop & Bottle – The Power of Knowing Your Customer

By Mark Nelson / April 15, 2020 /

Pop & Bottle – The Power of Knowing Your Customer Every great entrepreneur begins their journey with the purpose of solving a problem and fulfilling a need. This was no different for Jash Mehta and Blair Hardy, co-founders of Pop & Bottle, a dairy-free latte company, based in San Francisco. After they tried countless lattes…

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UNREAL Snacks

Creating the Healthy Candy Aisle

By Mark Nelson / August 5, 2019 /

UNREAL carries an important message: you should be free to indulge in a snack or treat, without regret. Founded by two brothers whose parents always told them that sweets were unhealthy while they were growing up. This began a dream to create indulgent snacks that removed all of the junk but was just as delicious.…

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