Bringing Manufacturers and Retailers Together
Sales. Strategy. Results.
A $220 billion dollar industry that is constantly on the move. Impact has a long history of working with tier one brands at Best Buy and Target.
Not just a stick and ball category anymore, Sporting Goods encompasses many different areas. We can help knock your product out of the park!
Health & Beauty
These aisles help keep the lights on at Target, and we are no stranger to them. We help you make a strong impression in the Health and Beauty category.
Baby is one of Target’s signature categories. We can help you maneuver through its constantly changing products, trends, and regulations.
Luggage & Travel
Target and Best Buy are two of this country's premier luggage and business case retailers. We have 10+ years experience growing this key category.
Jewelry & Accessories
The fashion industry is constantly evolving. We can help sort through those ever changing trends and bring your product to the shelf.
Have a crafty classic for projects around the house or cutting edge technology that puts DIY’ers to shame? We can help bring that product to market.
Home, like Baby, is another signature category at Target. From accent tables to desks to storage, we can help you grow across all Home categories.
Impact Marketing Team
Jonathan has been servicing Best Buy for over 15 years. His experience and knowledge of the account makes a real difference for our vendors. Best Buy moves at a faster pace than any other retailer in the country. His long standing relationships help guide vendors to a successful future. He excels in strategy that is realistic and delivers results.
Stephanie has been with Impact for 8 years supporting all things Best Buy. Stephanie is charged with helping build and maintain relationships with both Best Buy and manufacturers. She works closely with demand planning and procurement teams to ensure that all orders are accurate and on-time. She is an expert at Best Buy systems and knows how to maneuver through their complex model.
After spending 6 years at Target in various roles and categories, Ben joined Impact and has lead the Target account for 12 years. Ben knows the intricacies of sell in and sell through, and has contacts within all areas of the corporation. Ben understands the importance of relationships from Senior Merchants to Specialists to drive sales for both the vendor and Target.
Matt has spent 8 years at Target in varying roles within Merchandising and 2 years at Gander Mountain with their executive team. Matt brings an intimate knowledge of Target’s inter-workings and processes. His experience as a Target buyer makes him a trusted resource to the Merchant teams and to manufacturers looking to grow their business with Target.
Sharon has been with Impact for over 5 years as the Controller. She has a BA in accounting and has over 20 years’ experience in the field. Strengths include accounts payable and receivable, payroll, human resources and tax preparation. She is a vital team member that excels in problem solving. A proven and experienced asset that our vendors to continue to utilize.
Jane is responsible for building relationships with the various Merchandise Specialists, Business Analysts, and Associate Buyers at Target to make sure all stays on task. She is also in charge of Content Management on Target.com, as well as a Promotional Planner and Analyst. Jane brings a wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm to the team and we are thrilled to have her on board (even if she is a die hard Packers fan!).Jane is responsible for building relationships with the various Merchandise Specialists, Business Analysts, and Associate Buyers at Target to make sure all stays on task. She is also in charge of Content Management on Target.com, as well as a Promotional Planner and Analyst. Jane brings a wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm to the team and we are thrilled to have her on board (even if she is a die hard Packers fan!).
Impact Marketing has two locations in Minneapolis both in close proximity to Target and Best Buy headquarters. Providing easy access from the airport and Minneapolis’s surrounding suburbs. There are many hotels, restaurants, and comp shopping opportunities near our offices as well.
Our downtown Minneapolis Showroom is located in the US Bank Corp Building and is a quick 5 min walk through the Skyway to Target HQ. This space is great for meetings with the Target Buying teams, with plenty of meeting and planogram space for our client’s needs.
Our Eden Prairie facility features two connected conference rooms with video conferencing capabilities, planogram room with 48’ of POG space, a line review room, and sample warehouse. When you come to town there is no need to work out of your hotel room, we have fully equipped offices and work stations ready for you to use.
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10340 Viking Drive, Suite 100
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
800 Nicollet Mall #660
Minneapolis, MN 55402