GMDC News

February 27, 2015

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Feb. 27, 2014 Global Market Development Center (GMDC) has released the names of the companies with the top 10 scanned items of the GMDC Showcase hosted at the 2015 National Grocers Association’s (NGA) Show.

The 2015 NGA Show...

February 24, 2015

Dear Members and Colleagues:

Global Market Development Center (GMDC) is pleased to announce that we have chosen to work with Strategic Value Media (SVM) as the official conference guide publisher and marketer for our organization in 2015. We are confident that working with SVM will...

February 20, 2015

Total chain sales will jump to $280 billion, driven by same store, digital growth

 

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Feb. 19, 2014 – Global Market Development Center (GMDC) has released a new whitepaper based on a GMDC*Connect...

February 12, 2015

The US population is experiencing increasing ethnic birth rates. From 2010 to 2020, Hispanic and Asian populations will make up 68% of the total US population growth, with the Hispanic population growth accounting for 53% of that.

In order to adjust to the growing diverse population,...

February 10, 2015

Global Market Development Center (GMDC) has announced the promotion of Ann McConnell to the position of VP finance and administration, reporting to Patrick Spear, president. 

In this role McConnell will continue managing all aspects of finance for the association to include annual...

February 9, 2015

E-commerce is the fastest growing channel within the consumer product space. From 2010 to 2015, US online Consumer Packaged Goods sales will see a Compounded Annual Growth Rate of 25%; increasing from $12 billion to a predicted $32 billion. To keep up with this growth, marketers are searching...

January 30, 2015

Canada is often seen as a strong candidate for retail expansion by US retailers. Target was no exception to this notion as the stylish value retailer decided that in 2013 it would open 124 new stores in Canada; however, it soon became overburdened by inventory and saturation issues.

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January 23, 2015

Watch the new GMDC Testimonial Video from board members: Play Video

 

The Global Market Development Center (GMDC) has announced changes made to its Board of Directors, to include the appointment of Dewayne...

January 16, 2015

Energizer Holdings Inc. executive and longtime GMDC member Lou Martire will retire this year after spending 42 years with the company. 

"I've been very fortunate to have worked for a wonderful company and brand over these many years," Martire said in an email sent to industry colleagues...

November 12, 2014

The Global Market Development Center (GMDC) has released a new whitepaper based on a GMDC*Connect Videocast, “North America Retail 2020,” presented by Hannah Donoghue, Senior Analyst at RetailNet Group, that explores external drivers of change that will significantly impact the North America...

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