The Consumers Share of Spend, Presented at IHA

It’s clear that retailers today struggle with understanding the mission of shoppers as they quickly evolve, and grocers are no exception. The economics of retail and the power of big brands are being challenged as the consumer has a new roadmap to find what they need. As Americans are more connected than ever before and with no end in sight, …

Cannabis: The Next Gold Rush

How is the legalization of cannabis affecting consumer goods companies? Dave Donnan of AT Kearney will be joining us to discuss how this emerging industry will impact retail. Join us and gain insights and answers to all of your cannabis questions. What Will You Learn: The effects of cannabis legalization for consumer goods companies, especially within the food, beverage, personal …

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The Importance of Winning Search

90% of customers on Amazon use search to find products…and if you’re not on the first page, you don’t exist. Are you set up for success? Learn how to master their algorithms. Find out ways to optimize your content and boost your Amazon sales. Get advice on how to win Search by improving your product detail pages. Amazon is responsible …

Digital to Physical – Connecting The Dots In An Omni-Channel World

Driven largely by the ubiquity of mobile, the growth of Big Data and advancements in both IoT and AI, customers now expect a seamless and consistent brand experience regardless of where, when or how they buy. For brands, this shift requires a holistic, integrated approach focused on creating frictionless customer experiences across both digital and physical touch points. What Will …

Ubiquitous Commerce: A True Look Into the Future of Seamless Retail

We’re going to take a true look into the future of seamless retail… With each AI integration, we take a small step towards a future where every connected device can enable a highly personalized transaction. Consumers can shop and engage with retailers and brands anywhere, anytime, independent of a single platform or device. Ubiquitous commerce is marked by consumer-to-business (C2B) models in …

Ubiquitous Commerce: A True Look Into the Future of Seamless Retail

We’re going to take a true look into the future of seamless retail… With each AI integration, we take a small step towards a future where every connected device can enable a highly personalized transaction. Consumers can shop and engage with retailers and brands anywhere, anytime, independent of a single platform or device. Ubiquitous commerce is marked by consumer-to-business (C2B) models in …

How Hybrid Selling Can Drive Your Business

Learn about Amazon’s different fulfillment models, how incremental growth can be gained from a hybrid model, and the potential complications. Learn about Amazon’s position on hybrid selling and how to set up for success. Find out if hybrid selling on Amazon is right for you. Andrea Leigh, Vice-President, Client Services – Ideoclick, Inc.

2018 Lifetime Achievement Award

GMDC presented its annual Lifetime Achievement Award to Bob Richardson, director of sales and customer and industry development at The Clorox Company, at the association’s annual Health Beauty Wellness Conference (HBW18) which took place September 13-17, 2018 in Orlando, Fla. The GMDC Lifetime Achievement Award honors visionary leaders who have made significant contributions to the industry’s general merchandise or health …

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HBW18 Retail Tomorrow: Wake-Up Call

A live presentation on the Future of Retail with up-and-coming companies, Sampler and Caper Labs, who are changing the retail landscape one innovation at a time. Retail Tomorrow is a GMDC industry initiative that organizes a community of innovators to promote uncommon collaboration between retailers, brands, technology leaders, and universities. Caper Presentation | View Here Sampler Presentation | View Here

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GMDC Health Beauty Wellness Benchmarking Presentation

GMDC in partnership with global strategy and management consulting firm A.T. Kearney released the results of its Health, Beauty and Wellness Benchmarking Report to give retailers insight into how they can leverage the latest marketplace trends to improve their performance in these key categories that have significant growth potential for brick-and-mortar retailers. Recently released at GMDC’s 2018 Health Beauty Wellness Conference, the …