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Top Shelf: High Volume Retail Growth Insights | Application Deadline

June 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

| No Cost

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The Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC) is proud to present Top Shelf: High Volume Retail Growth Insights. This 8-week program is designed to help established businesses grow into the mass retail market.


The WBDC Top Shelf: High Volume Retail Growth Insights program is your next step to building capacity, improving operational efficiencies, and sustaining business growth from a small retail footprint into mass distribution. Each week the program will include components necessary for a consumer product company to become ready to sell into large retailers.

Upon completion of the Top Shelf: High Volume Growth Insights program, participants will have successfully completed educational training and hands-on learning opportunities in the following areas:

  • Capacity building to scale businesses to compete in the retail marketplace
  • Pricing analysis
  • Business capability statement
  • Branding and marketing
  • Certification benefits
  • Preparation of a pitch
  • How to work with category managers
  • Risk management

Applicant Requirements

  • Be a consumer product company that sells (or wishes to sell) to retailers
  • Two or more years in business
  • Average annual revenues of $50,000 or greater
  • Committed to 8 weeks of virtual learning and participation (more than one representative may attend)

Limited space is available. All applicants must make themselves available for a brief phone interview.

This program is open to all recognized diverse business owners, male and/or female.


When: Every Thursday, June 10 – July 29, 2021 | 9:00 am – 12:00, CST

Where: Via Zoom

Program Sponsor

For more information, contact Cynthia Johnson | cjohnson@wbdc.org


June 10
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
No Cost
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