Iceland and The Food Warehouse have teamed up with global product discovery platform RangeMe.
They now have access to more than 800,000 products from over 200,000 suppliers.
Their team of buyers will tap RangeMe’s software to discover brands and products faster, connect with suppliers, request samples, and discuss next steps.
RangeMe launched in 2014 and is now used by more than 15,000 retail buyers in the UK, Benelux region, North America, and Asia Pacific.
Andrew Staniland, Trading Director at Iceland, says, “Joining forces with RangeMe has already transformed our sourcing and buying process.”
“Our customers have increasingly diverse tastes and preferences and RangeMe’s technology presents us with opportunity from the global product market on one screen”
He adds: “Huge opportunity exists in collaborating. Embracing new technology, as we have with RangeMe, is key to getting ahead in the retail industry.”
“This partnership has streamlined our approach to buying and sourcing and we will continue to maximise the software to supercharge our efforts to get the best of the best onto the shelves in our stores as quickly as possible.”