GMDC News

June 22, 2015

Waukesha, Wisconsin, June 18, 2015 – Dave Wendland, vice president and member of the owners group at Hamacher Resource Group, Inc. (HRG), will present a continuing education (CE) session, “Seven Deadly Sins of Community Pharmacy,” June 25, from 1:30-3:00 pm at the McKesson...

June 19, 2015

A lot of recent buzz in the beauty products industry and marketplace this week! Particularly where shoppers are and aren't going to fulfill their beauty needs, now and in the future, and who the players are with influence.

If you're paying close attention, this should spark important and...

June 17, 2015

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., June 17, 2015 – Global Market Development Center today announced the 10 companies participating in the recent General Merchandise (GM15) Marketing Conference Showcase which had the highest number of product interest scans by retailers and wholesalers. ...

June 1, 2015

Orlando, Fla., June 1, 2015 – As the 2015 Global Market Development Center General Merchandise (GM15) Marketing Conference concluded today at the Orlando World Marriott Center, attendees completed more than 11,000 business meetings and were introduced to new exclusive tools,...

May 29, 2015

Orlando, Fla., May 30, 2015 – During the Global Market Development Center’s General Merchandise Marketing Conference (GM15), Dan O’Connor, President & CEO of RetailNet Group (RNG), discussed the future of the consumer and retail industries, key drivers of retail change and...

May 20, 2015

Industry visionary Dave McConnell hands GMDC leadership to Patrick Spear effective June 1

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., May 18, 2015 – Global Market Development Center, a premiere global trade association, today announced the completion of its management transition...

May 14, 2015

Merchandise marketing conference features corporate “speed dates,” new product showcase and latest research on why pet products matter to retailers

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., May 14, 2015 - The 2015 GMDC General Merchandise Marketing Conference (GM15) takes place...

May 11, 2015

“Online shopping has become a multibillion-dollar revenue stream – not to mention it has completely turned the path to purchase on its head.” – CMO.com

As the marketplace changes to adapt to technology enhancements, so does the shopper; as the shopper adapts to...

May 4, 2015

There's a growing opportunity for retailers to continue to sustain and grow their pet aisles. Have you walked into your local grocery store lately and watched how the number of pet products for sale is increasing? 

There's a strong reason for that. Pets matter to people. More and...

April 27, 2015

How does an article titled “Tips for Speed Dating” on askmen.com relate to an entrepreneur’s pitch to a buyer?

Here’s how – it’s all about the connection felt from across the table.

Whether you’re sitting across the table from the potential date of your dreams or...

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