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Global Market Development Center|Retail Tomorrow is the leading global retail
industry platform enabling discovery, continuous learning, and uncommon
partnerships focused on innovation and growth.

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For over 50 years, GMDC|Retail Tomorrow has been the foremost global trade association for the retail industry, leading innovation and empowering those in retail to thrive and grow.

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GMDC|Retail Tomorrow connects people and companies to opportunities for growth.

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To be the leading global retail industry platform enabling discovery, continuous learning, and uncommon
partnerships focused on innovation and growth.

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ReVisioning Sustainable Eyewear, Piranha Eyewear® by Navajo Inc.
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Piranha Eyewear® Launches Eco-Pact™ Sunglasses Line Made from Recycled Water Bottles   The nationally recognized brand Piranha Eyewear®, located in ...
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2020: Lessons From Adversity
For brands, 2020 was about cutting promotions and media spending while rationalizing SKUs and pack sizes – leading them to ...
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GMDC|Retail Tomorrow's Statement on the Boulder Tragedy
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We are deeply saddened by the senseless act of violence that occurred in Boulder, Colo., on Monday, March 22, 2021 ...
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Alibaba's Tmall Global Summit
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On behalf of Alibaba-Tmall Global, we’re extending an invitation for you to join Alibaba’s Tmall Global Summit on March 25th, 2021. The event offers several ...
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Redefining 'essential': How grocery retailers can harness opportunities and optimism in 2021
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On the heels of a disruptive year, we are entering a new era of grocery retail. The global COVID-19 pandemic ...
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Startup Mic-Drop: The New Commerce
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In response to the disruption of 2020, GMDC|Retail Tomorrow is launching the Startup Mic-Drop series, a 2021 program that will allow ...
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