EnsembleIQ Launches New ‘CBD Retail Insights’ Platform; Expands Leading Business Intelligence Resources Into High-Growth Category

For Immediate Release

CHICAGO, April 7, 2020 — EnsembleIQ today launches CBD Retail Insights, a highly mobile and social digital platform delivering trends and analysis to connect manufacturers and marketers with wholesale and retail distributors serving a rapidly-growing consumer market.

“As more and more retailers carry new CBD products, our customers tell us they require easy-to-access daily insights to understand the latest developments in this evolving category,” said Jennifer Litterick, CEO, EnsembleIQ. “CBD Retail Insights is designed to meet their needs through a continuously-updated, mobile-friendly website, email and social media offering.”

Every day, CBD Retail Insights provides essential perspectives that help retailers better understand points of differentiation among more than 10,000 companies marketing CBD products across beauty, healthcare, skincare, food, snacks, pets and other segments. These must-read insights are distributed through cbdri.comFacebookLinkedIn and Twitter.

Every week, the CBD Retail Insights Update email newsletter delivers perspectives directly to the inboxes of thousands of retail executives. This is a must-read report for leaders seeking to stay on top of a booming industry, projected to generate $24 billion in sales by the year 2023.

“CBD Retail Insights will help our customers navigate a nascent marketplace experiencing tremendous growth and change,” said John Kenlon, Senior Vice President and Publisher of CBD Retail Insights. “We are here to provide the daily information companies need to make smart decisions that most effectively build their business.”

CBD Retail Insights is powered by Seth Mendelson, Editor-in-Chief of EnsembleIQ’s Drug Store News and Store Brands — with decades of consumer and business-to-business retail journalism experience, along with Managing Editor David Salazar.


A premier business intelligence resource that helps people and their organizations succeed, EnsembleIQ serves the business-to-business needs of retailers, consumer goods manufacturers, technology providers, hospitality and healthcare professionals, marketing agencies and retail service providers. The company provides an integrated network of media and information resources that inform, connect and provide actionable marketplace intelligence.

EnsembleIQ is a portfolio company of RFE Investment Partners, a private equity investor with more than 30 years experience investing in growth companies in partnership with strong management teams. More about RFE can be found at http://rfeip.com/.


Jennifer Litterick
CEO, EnsembleIQ
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John Kenlon
Senior Vice President / Publisher,
CBD Retail Insights
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