Vanessa Ting is a former Retail Buyer for Target and consumer marketer from J&J and now helps product companies strengthen their appeal to major retail buyers nationwide through two businesses, Buyerly.com and Retail Path. Her businesses have opened doors for product entrepreneurs in stores like Target, Walmart, Walgreens, Bed Bath and Beyond, Babies R Us and many independent retailers. Client list includes celebrity-headed companies like Jessica Alba’s The Honest Company, and entrepreneurs who have appeared on ABC’s Shark Tank. Vanessa has appeared on MSNBC as a retail expert, as well as in print for Inc. Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine, Wall Street Journal’s MarketWatch and other notable news outlets. After years on the east coast and Midwest, she is now back living in her hometown of sunny Los Angeles.
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