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GMDC)|Retail Tomorrow

GMDC|Retail Tomorrow adopts virtual format for events

GMDC|Retail Tomorrow adopts virtual format for events

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — GMDC|Retail Tomorrow, an initiative to help retailers, wholesalers, innovators and others uncover dynamic retail opportunities, is adopting a virtual format for two if its upcoming events. Both events — the General Merchandise Conference (GM20) and Selfcare Summit (SS20) — will take place in October, as originally scheduled. “While we work through

GMDC|Retail Tomorrow, NGA and IHA issue open letter to retail industry

GMDC|Retail Tomorrow, NGA and IHA issue open letter to retail industry

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — GMDC|Retail Tomorrow, the National Grocers Association and the International Housewares Association have joined forces to  support smaller suppliers in non-essential categories that they said were getting left behind as the retail industry responded to meet consumers’ needs and demands during the global coronavirus pandemic. As the industry rose to the challenge

Retailers need to retool in-store product mix

Retailers need to retool in-store product mix

As online shopping becomes more frictionless and ubiquitous, retailers with brick-and-mortar outlets need to pay more attention to the kinds of products they put in them. What do people still want to buy in a store these days? Two recent studies suggest some answers. One of these is the latest Global Market Development Center (GMDC)|Retail