GMDC|Retail Tomorrow Announces 2021 Virtual Events

Following the success of its virtual General Merchandise (GM) Conference and Selfcare Summit events last October, leading retail industry trade association Global Market Development Center (GMDC)|Retail Tomorrow has announced a series of virtual events for 2021. The events will enhance business connectivity for members and trading partners as the industry continues to navigate the disruption caused by the global COVID-19 …

Tmall Global Merchant Connect 2020 by Alibaba

Social distancing doesn’t mean we need to compromise on building connections or sharing knowledge and insights. As a GMDC member, Alibaba Group is hosting a Tmall Global Merchant Connect 2020, a series of interactive virtual sessions designed to connect brands and suppliers directly with Tmall Global business development team in North America. All GMDC members are welcome to join and …

Diabetes “Self Care” Demands Retail, Health Care Collaboration & Innovation

New wave of diabetic patients will rely on “store of the future” to fill health care gap   COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 18, 2016 – The Global Market Development Center released its newest Health & Wellness Best Practices report, “Retail Partnering to Serve the Shopper with Diabetes.” The member-exclusive insights are the first in a series of best-practice papers the association …

GMDC|Retail Tomorrow Announces Programming Details for Virtual General Merchandise Conference and Selfcare Summit Events

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Leading retail industry trade association Global Market Development Center (GMDC)|Retail Tomorrow has announced programming details for its upcoming virtual General Merchandise Conference (GM20) and Selfcare Summit (SS20) events. Announced on the heels of the association’s decision to shift this year’s conferences to a virtual format due to the continued impacts of COVID-19, the virtual events will be hosted on the GMDC*Connect …

GMDC|Retail Tomorrow and Gender Fair Announce Partnership to Promote Diversity and Inclusion in Retail

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Leading retail industry trade association Global Market Development Center (GMDC)|Retail Tomorrow has announced a partnership with Gender Fair, the first and only market-based solution for achieving equality. The partnership represents an opportunity for GMDC|Retail Tomorrow to embrace and foster Gender Fair’s insights and expertise to advance gender equality across retail and CPG industries. GMDC|Retail Tomorrow will officially introduce the partnership during …

GMDC|Retail Tomorrow Pivots to Virtual Format for 2020 General Merchandise Conference and Selfcare Summit

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Leading retail industry trade association Global Market Development Center (GMDC)|Retail Tomorrow, has announced it will pivot this year’s General Merchandise Conference (GM20) and Selfcare Summit (SS20) to virtual events over a three-week period taking place October 5-23, 2020. GMDC|Retail Tomorrow has reimagined this year’s event offerings in order to expand member opportunities and enable product discovery in a virtual format …

GMDC | Retail Tomorrow Industry Statement RE: COVID-19 Impact on Association Events

GMDC|Retail Tomorrow is following the latest developments surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and its impact on travel, business events and conferences. As the outbreak continues to profoundly disrupt many industries, including retail, protecting the health, safety and well-being of our members and employees is our top priority. Considering the recommendations and guidelines from local and national health agencies, we’re continuing …

Global Market Development Center/Retail Tomorrow Announces 2019 General Merchandise Conference Lineup

Annual showcase, networking and fundraising event will attract hundreds of nonfood retail industry decision-makers to the Mile High City June 13-17   COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.  — Leading retail industry trade association Global Market Development Center (GMDC)/Retail Tomorrow will host its 2019 General Merchandise Conference from June 13-17, 2019, at the Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center in Denver. The annual event brings together …

GMDC | Retail Tomorrow to Co-Locate 2020 General Merchandise and Selfcare Summit Conferences

GM20 will run concurrently with Selfcare Summit in fall in Atlanta, guiding members through post-COVID-19 retail landscape COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Leading retail industry trade association Global Market Development Center (GMDC) | Retail Tomorrow has announced it is rescheduling its annual General Merchandise Conference for fall 2020. Originally scheduled for June 4-8 at the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate, the conference will now run …