GMDC Announces GM15 Showcase Top 10
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.
More than 300 companies, including GE Lighting, OXO and BIC Corporation participated in the GM15 Showcase, displaying innovative products ranging from slushy-making cups, to reusable grocery bag systems and new home and office lighting options.
Company displays with the top 10 live product interest scans ranked as follows:
1. True Fabrications, True Brands displays
True Fabrications offers top-selling barware products including shippers and floor display fixtures. True Fabrications is the leading wine lifestyle brand for thousands of retailers around the world.
2. Design Design, outpost solutions
Think of Design Design as the full-line social expression solution for your stores. Product offerings include greeting cards, humorous cocktail napkins, gift packaging and birthday candles.
3. Lifefactory, Inc., food and wine rack
The Lifefactory food storage and wine rack can be customized and adapted by retailers to feature their best-selling items.
4. PIC Corporation, patriotic Citronella lantern
Patriotic-themed paper lanterns are infused with Citronella and other natural oils which repel mosquitoes. Decorate and keep mosquitos away at the same time.
5. Robinson Home Products, Inc., Chip Clips®
In addition to a variety of solutions for sealing bags – with the traditional Chip Clips®, other creative solutions for storing and enjoying food now include our Ketchup Clip, Cookie/Snack Clips, Clip & Serve (to avoid soggy cereal) and more.
6. Instore Products Limited, destination rack
Not only does Instore Products Limited supply high quality and affordable shopping bags, they help retailers sell them. Merchandising units help showcase a company’s brand and assist with product positioning. Companies can choose from a variety of options or design their own.
7. Fit & Fresh, Inc., new matching patterned lunch offerings
Fit & Fresh offers matching patterned lunch solutions including Lunch on The Go, the Tritan Water Bottle and Cool Cooler ice packs.
8. Scentco, Inc., Disney’s “Frozen” scented products
The company’s bestselling Scentco brand scented products are iconic with children of all ages. Disney’s “Frozen” offerings include scented pencils called “Smencils” and scented pens called “Smens.”
9. Evriholder Products, LLC, Hershey's LavaCak’R™ microwave lava cake maker
Love lava cakes but don’t have the time or want to make a mess in the kitchen? The lava cake maker lets you make a delicious homemade lava cake in your microwave in less than 5 minutes. Easy recipes using Hershey’s® Chocolate are included.
10. Evergreen Enterprises, sports ornaments
Team Sports America is Evergreen Enterprises’ licensed sports brand. The brand offers high-quality sports merchandise for NFL, NHL™, MLB, NBA and NCAA teams. Core items of this brand include ornaments, flags, home and garden décor and gift-giving items.
The GM15 Conference took place in Orlando, Fla. May 28- June 1, 2015. GMDC donated the majority of Showcase products to the Harbor House of Central Florida, an organization working to prevent and eliminate domestic abuse in Central Florida.
The GM16 Marketing Conference will be held June 10-14, 2016 in Orlando. GMDC will host its 2015 Health Beauty Wellness Marketing Conference Oct. 1-5, at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge, Phoenix, Ariz.