GMDC|Retail Tomorrow Announces Top Products at First-of-its-Kind Selfcare Summit

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Leading retail industry trade association Global Market Development Center (GMDC)|Retail Tomorrow recently launched its Selfcare Summit in Indianapolis. The inaugural event marked the only industry gathering focused exclusively on the consumerization of healthcare, bringing together retailers, wholesalers, suppliers and service/solution companies to learn how to strategically re-position health, beauty and wellness products to enhance the shopping experience. Natural and …

GMDC|Retail Tomorrow’s Share of Spend Report Provides Insights into Shoppers’ Latest In-Store and Online Spending Tendencies

Report Outlines Three Shopper Types, Identifies Winnable Opportunities for Brick-and-Mortar Retail It’s no secret that retail is experiencing a migration of products from physical brick-and-mortar stores to online. The proliferation of e-commerce and its impact is cause for concern among traditional retailers. But while many shoppers are migrating online, their migration isn’t an across-the-board move; it isn’t a comprehensive shift …

Boyer Reaches 25-Year Milestone With Hamacher Resource Group

Waukesha, Wisconsin – Tom Boyer, director of national accounts, and member of the Hamacher Resource Group (HRG) owners group, is marking his 25th year with the company this June. In his current role he manages client relationships with HRG’s distributor, independent pharmacy, and POS vendor clients. He also contributes to the product development efforts for the Rx Track-and-Trace Compliance Service, TEMPS® Category …

GMDC|Retail Tomorrow, A.T. Kearney Identify Emotional & Experiential Connection as Top Consumer Drivers within Brick-and-Mortar Retail

It is undeniable that online retailers are capturing an ever-increasing share of many general merchandise (GM) categories. Still, brick-and-mortar retailers can remain competitive when evaluating their GM strategies on a category-by-category, platform-by-platform, and customer-segmentation basis in order to fine-tune their offerings. This is one of the conclusions contained in the 2019 GMDC|Retail Tomorrow General Merchandise Benchmarking Study,an annual industry report recently …

DishFish Awards The Richards Group Advertising Agency of Record Business

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (June 14) – DishFish has appointed The Richards Group as lead creative agency and public relations partner to launch its first wide-scale integrated marketing campaign. The DishFish line of cleaning products, the first consumer product line from Foamtec International Company, a 22-year-old leader and manufacturer of high-tech foam, are designed specifically to quickly release dirt and other …

GMDC|Retail Tomorrow Announces Top Products at 2019 General Merchandise Conference

Easily Displayable Products Among Showcase’s Most Popular COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Leading retail industry trade association Global Market Development Center (GMDC)|Retail Tomorrow recently hosted its 2019 General Merchandise Conference in Denver. The event brought together retailers, wholesalers, suppliers and service/solution companies for an exclusive preview of the latest non-food products and insights into how to adapt to consumers’ evolving needs, grow and maximize …

Hamacher Resource Group Debuts Video Series on DSCSA Compliance

Waukesha, Wisconsin, May 29, 2019 – Hamacher Resource Group, Inc. (HRG) has published three videos discussing the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) and what dispensers need to know to ensure compliance by November 2020 and beyond. The first in the series describes details of DSCSA, including the goal of the law, as well as what the various members within the supply chain …

Far East Brokers Introduces GrillPerks™ – The First Cross-Category, Consumer Loyalty Program For Grilling Products In The Grocery Industry

Jacksonville, FL; May 23, 2019 – In an effort to generate demand for grilling products year round, Far East Brokers and Consultants have developed the first cross-category, consumer loyalty program for manufacturers of grilling-related products through its new rewards program GrillPerks™. This online program engages shoppers with helpful tips, recipes and promotions on a wide range of grilling products and rewards …

GMDC Calls for Champions of Change Nominations

New industry recognition platform will honor talented individuals who are growing and expanding the GM, HBW, nonfoods and retail technology categories, and next-gen leaders. Nominations are currently being accepted for a new retail industry leadership awards program that will recognize emerging and established leaders employed in general merchandise; health, beauty, and wellness (HBW); nonfoods; and retail technology solutions sectors. The …

Independent Pharmacy Cooperative Adds Hamacher Resource Group’s Rx Track-and-Trace Compliance Service to its Contract Advantage Plus Partner Offering

Waukesha, Wisconsin, April 30, 2019 – Hamacher Resource Group, Inc. (HRG) and its Rx Track-and-Trace Compliance Service (RTTCS) has been added to the Contract Advantage Plus (CAP) program of Independent Pharmacy Cooperative (IPC). CAP is a program that includes outside vendors IPC has partnered with to better serve their pharmacy members. As a CAP partner, HRG will provide IPC members with preferred …