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 …

HRG Marks 40 Years Serving the Retail Industry

Waukesha, Wisconsin, April 1, 2020 – Hamacher Resource Group, Inc. (HRG) is proud to celebrate its fortieth year in the retail industry in 2020. Led by president and majority owner, Dawn Vogelsang, since 2001, the company of 50+ associates is a trusted resource partner to a variety of stakeholders across the retail supply chain. The company originated in 1980 as …

ReposiTrak Solution Reduces Out-of-Stocks for General Merchandise

Three Out of Four Vendors using ReposiTrak’s Out-of-Stock Management Solution Cut Out-of-stocks in the General Merchandise Category by an average 75% SALT LAKE CITY  – ReposiTrak, Inc., the industry leader in solutions for stock replenishment, compliance, sourcing, food safety and risk management for the retail supply chain, reports that three-quarters of general merchandise suppliers using its Out-Of-Stock (OOS) Management Solution for improved direct-store delivery …

Hamacher Resource Group Reviews Over 3,000 New Items in 2019

Waukesha, Wisconsin – Hamacher Resource Group, Inc.’s (HRG’s) New Item Review team, in its ongoing evaluation of products suitable for the independent pharmacy channel, evaluated 3,045 new health, beauty, and wellness items in 2019. This number is an increase of roughly 17.7% from the 2,587 products reviewed in 2018. The number of items reviewed by the team continues to increase yearly. …

GMDC|Retail Tomorrow Announces 2020 Board of Directors

Leading retail industry trade association celebrates 50th anniversary with election of new board chair, new board members   COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Leading retail industry trade association Global Market Development Center (GMDC|Retail Tomorrow) has announced the election of its 2020 board of directors. Now in its 50th year, GMDC|Retail Tomorrow welcomes UNFI Vice President Patty Fishman as its newest board chair and new board …

Selfcare Summit 2019: GMDC Reimagines the Retail Experience for Today’s Wellness-Savvy Shoppers

GMDC launches Selfcare Summit to educate industry leaders about the next disruptive consumer trend to revolutionize brick-and-mortar stores COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Leading retail industry trade association Global Market Development Center (GMDC) has announced it is launching a new business development and educational event focused on the consumerization of healthcare and its impact on the future of retail: the Selfcare Summit. Taking place Oct. …

Wendland Marks 15 Years of Moderating at the Drug Store News Annual Industry Issues Summit

Waukesha, Wisconsin – Dave Wendland, vice president, strategic relations and member of the owners group at Hamacher Resource Group, Inc. (HRG), will moderate the “Chronic Care Patient Management” session at the Drug Store News Annual Industry Issues Summit at The Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York, NY, November 28th. This will mark the fifteenth year Wendland has moderated at the event. Wendland will …

GMDC|Retail Tomorrow, A.T. Kearney Deliver Findings on Selfcare’s Transformation of Brick-and-Mortar Retail

Research Study Delivers Insights into Growth Opportunities among Traditional and Nonconventional Selfcare Categories COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Leading retail industry trade association Global Market Development Center (GMDC)|Retail Tomorrow, in partnership with global strategy and management consulting firm A.T. Kearney, has released the results of its first annual 2019 Selfcare Benchmarking Study. The study provides emerging industry insights into how selfcare — the mindset and lifestyle that …