U.S. Hispanics are not just growing; they are changing, according to new GMDC whitepaper

The Global Market Development Center (GMDC) has released a new whitepaper based on a GMDC*Connect Videocast, “The New Face of the Hispanic Consumer,” presented by Juan Carlos Davila, SVP, General Manager Hispanic Market at Nielsen, that explores the developing trends occurring within the U.S. Hispanic population which are in turn directly impacting them as consumers. “The New Face of the …

GMDC Announces Top 10 Showcase Products from the 2014 Health Beauty Wellness Conference

After an exciting, competitive Showcase event featuring advanced technology for participating attendees, the Global Market Development Center (GMDC) has announced the Top 10 Scanned Showcase Products at this year’s Health Beauty Wellness (HBW) Marketing Conference. The 2014 HBW Conference was held in Orlando, Fla. at the Orlando World Center Marriott from May 29 to June 2. The Showcase room was …

New GMDC Whitepaper Provides Companies with Modern Day Digital Best Practices

The Global Market Development Center (GMDC) is releasing a new whitepaper, “Evolution or Revolution – The Impact of Digital on Shopping and Stores,” that summarizes a GMDC*Connect Videocast presentation by Nikhil Sharma, VP Consumer & Shopper Analytics at Nielsen, and provides a foundation of Digital Shopping knowledge to keep businesses competitive in an increasingly digital environment. “Evolution or Revolution – …

GMDC Whitepaper Maps New Ways Shoppers Buy Seasonal and Reveals Retail Strategies for Success

The Global Market Development Center (GMDC) and its Educational Leadership Council has released a new whitepaper, “Seasonal Best Practices – for the New World of Shopping: Part 1” that explores today’s prevalent shopping patterns for seasonal nonfoods. This breaking study offers specific ways retailers can accelerate sales and profits during the vital retail time frame between September (Storm Season) and December …

GMDC / Nielsen GM Hierarchy Now Available to GMDC Members

It’s a year full of new insights and improved industry awareness for members of the Global Mark¬¬et Development Center (GMDC), a trade association dedicated to serving General Merchandise and Health Beauty Wellness retailers, wholesalers and suppliers. GMDC members now have full access to the much anticipated GM Hierarchy available in the member-only myGMDC website. The GMDC / Nielsen GM Hierarchy …

GMDC Announces Top 10 Showcase Products at the 2014 NGA Show

The Global Market Development Center (GMDC) has announced the companies with Top 10 Showcase Products at the GMDC Pavilion Showcase featured at the National Grocers Association’s (NGA) 2014 NGA Show.\ The 2014 NGA Show, was held Feb. 9 – 12 in Las Vegas, Nev., and offered GMDC and its members the unique opportunity to bring The GMDC Showcase to NGA’s …

GMDC in Partnership with RNG Releases New Whitepaper Analyzing Amazon’s Business Model

The Global Market Development Center (GMDC) is releasing a new whitepaper, “Amazon in Focus: Overview,” which summarizes an analysis of Amazon’s business model, presented by Keith Anderson, VP & Senior Analyst at RetailNet Group, in a GMDC* Connect Videocast. Anderson’s GMDC*Connect Videocast, “Amazon in Focus,” demonstrates how Amazon, predicted to break into the top 5 retailers by 2016, is relying …

GMDC Congratulates the Top-10 Showcase Products from the 2013 General Merchandise Conference!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The GM13 Conference held in Phoenix, Arizona, September 6th-10th, was a big success for Retailers and Suppliers alike. While GMDC members have praised the highly insightful educational business sessions conducted by Nielsen and the RetailNet Group and the highly productive CCC Meetings (Controlled Casual Conferences), participation at this year’s Showcase was unparalleled. The Showcase is a unique …

Top-10 Products at HBW13 Conference

During the 2013 HBW Conference held in San Antonio, TX from May 31 to June 3, one of the most anticipated events by attendees is The Showcase. The Showcase venue gives Suppliers an opportunity to highlight their innovative new products and/or packaging to Retailers/Wholesalers attending the event.  The Showcase also offers an opportunity to present any type of merchandising vehicle …