SPRING: Retail Accelerator

SPRING is a Retail Accelerator supporting early-stage and growth-driven companies through education, mentorship, and access to the world’s top retailers.

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SPRING: Retail Accelerator

Program Length: 5 Weeks (Virtual program – 2 hours per week)

Program Cost: $2,500

Brought to you by: Spring

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SPRING works with an understanding of retailer needs, consumer touchpoints, and a high confidence of success. Our process ensures your business is built for scalable and sustainable success, launching your product in the right retail channels at the right time, and advising throughout the life cycle of the brand.

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Prior to enlistment in the SPRING virtual retail boot camp we do a deep dive into every aspect of your go-to-market plan, scoping every facet of your product and analyzing your company’s level of retail readiness:

• Product
• Category Opportunity
• Branding
• Finance
• Strategic Partners
• Channel
• Marketing
• Operations

Retail Ready Program

SPRING’s Retail Ready™ proven and proprietary process ensure the brands we work with are ready for the demands at Retail. We’re inspired by three things:

  1. To demystify the retail landscape
  2. To ensure brands are positioned to realize their full Retail potential
  3. To launch & grow successful startups globally

We’ve proven our Go-to-Retail strategies, sales & execution with the biggest new names in consumer products and would like to help your team realize success too.

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In today’s lightning fast get-to-market retail world where entrepreneurial startups launch their products and brands at a dizzing pace many (9 out of 10) fail before they’ve had a chance to prove their consumer market worthiness. The reasons for these sobering failure rates can be numerous, but for many the difference between reaching a product’s full potential at retail and failing is the depth and degree of their retail readiness.

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  • Startups and entrepreneurs
  • Companies with a completed product design and working prototype
  • Brands preparing to take their products to retail (e-com & physical)
  • Entrepreneurs who have raised seed investment or early revenue from pre-orders and crowdfunding
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Meet the Instructorss

David Mitroff

David Mitroff

Business Consultant & Marketing Expert at Piedmont Avenue Consulting

Business Consultant, Marketing Expert and Professional Speaker who helps clients create brand awareness, generate leads and strengthen customer loyalty. Piedmont Avenue Consulting, Inc. (www.PiedmontAve.com) is a San Francisco Bay Area business process consulting firm specializing in leveraging new technology for business development and marketing. We integrate Google, Salesforce, Constant Contact, Yelp, Facebook, and other new technology solutions with businesses to improve productivity, monitor performance, and expand marketplace presence. Our clients include restaurants, hotels, law firms, financial services firms, high-growth start-up companies, real estate agencies, individual entrepreneurs, retail stores and other diverse organizations. Dr. Mitroff works with his consulting clients along with delivering keynote talks and workshops all over the world.

Greg Appelhof

Greg Appelhof

Founder, Spring

Mark Mosniak

Mark Mosniak

Managing Director at Lift Bridge Group

"Lift Bridge Group is a Retail Sales and Marketing company. We help companies prepare for retail success! We provide sales and marketing support to startups and established companies to help them grow in North American retail. We advise our clients on growth strategies that result in superior, sustainable and rapid results by bringing a combination of customer, business and technology insights into perspective to support their needs."

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