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Hamacher Resource Group and GMDC Present Selfcare Roadmap During the Associated Wholesale Grocers Innovation Showcase and Annual Meeting

March 21, 2019

Waukesha, Wisconsin – Hamacher Resource Group, Inc. (HRG) and Global Market Development Center (GMDC) are presenting “Healthcare is Becoming Selfcare” at the Associated Wholesale Grocers Innovation Showcase and Annual Meeting, in Overland Park, KS, Monday, March 25th, from 3:00 – 3:25  p.m. Dave Wendland, vice president, strategic relations and member of the owners group at HRG, and Mark Mechelse, vice president of insights and communication at GMDC, will be describing how the growing consumer inclination toward selfcare is a massive opportunity for retail that will only continue to grow. They will offer a glimpse of The Selfcare Roadmap, an exclusive GMDC interactive tool that will help the retail supply chain provide better consumer-directed product choices, service options, and a more streamlined overall shopping experience based on the condition or purchase intent of the consumer.

Anna Mancini, vice president, merchandising at Valu Merchandisers Company, wholly-owned subsidiary of Associated Wholesale Grocers, said “We are showcasing our overall wellness strategy and vision at this event, and HRG and GMDC’s presentation on the acceleration of selfcare and some of the key learnings and insights is a great fit.”  

About Hamacher Resource Group

Hamacher Resource Group focuses on improving results across the retail supply chain for product manufacturers, distributors, retailers, technology partners, and other organizations by addressing dynamic needs such as assortment planning and placement, retail execution strategy, fixture coordination, item database management, brand marketing, and analytics. Founded in 1980, HRG is a WBENC-Certified Women’s Business Enterprise headquartered in Greater Milwaukee, and was named a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Top Workplace in 2018. Visit for more information.