GMDC News

July 12, 2017

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – July 11, 2017 – Global Market Development Center (GMDC), an association that connects its members to advance innovation in the marketplace, reveals the top 10 products and board chair’s choice winners from its 2017 General Merchandise (GM17) conference...

June 26, 2017

GMDC’s latest research explores how grocery retailers can leverage a bounty of proven high-margin opportunities across the center store to add millions in sales

Cross-merchandising, thinking holistically and incremental sales of nonfoods attract and keep valuable, high-...

March 23, 2017

BRAMPTON, Ontario and MALIBU, Calif., March 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Evergreen Consumer Brands (ECB) and EarthScents Natural Products announced today they have entered into a definitive agreement where ECB has purchased EarthScents.  EarthScents will retain its distinctive brand...

March 15, 2017

The category drives $1.06 billion as consumers seek innovative storage options for fresh food on the road to better health

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – March 15, 2017 – A host of diverse factors are converging to shine the spotlight on the food storage category as an...

February 1, 2017

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Feb. 1, 2017 – Global Market Development Center (GMDC) has launched the GMDC Academy to help General Merchandise (GM) and Health...

January 12, 2017

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Jan. 12, 2017Global Market Development Center (GMDC) has announced its 2017 board of directors – which is comprised of visionary industry leaders who advance the association’s mission to inspire...

December 15, 2016

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Dec. 15, 2016 – As consumers strive to live more healthful lifestyles, their purchasing behaviors are changing rapidly, driving every buying decision. More than ever, consumers want – and expect –retailers and manufacturers to assist them on their...

December 1, 2016

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Nov. 30, 2016 – Post-election and post-Thanksgiving, the holiday shopping rush is in full swing, and 2016 is expected to be a big year with sales increasing by 3.6 percent and online shopping at its highest levels ever.

The National Retail...

November 17, 2016

Collaboration, innovation and research drive results 

 

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Nov. 17, 2016 – Global Market Development Center’s (GMDC) latest Health & Wellness Best Practices whitepaper, “Retail Partnering to Serve the Beauty Shopper,” explores how...

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