Tag Archives: Candle-lite

Generally Speaking

Grocery Headquarters honors those companies that have gone above and beyond innovating the general merchandise space with a 2015 General Merchandise Trailblazer Award. Continue reading

Posted in 2015 06 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Appointment-only General Merchandise

The GMDC 2015 General Merchandise Marketing Conference is designed to enhance the supplier/retailer relationship. Global Market Development Center (GMDC) wants its members to be … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 05 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Far from general

Grocery Headquarters recognizes the innovators and trendsetters in the general merchandise category with its 2014 Trailblazer awards. Continue reading

Posted in 2014 06 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Calvin Johnston Named CEO of Candle-lite

CL Products Intl. announced the appointment of Calvin Johnston as the new CEO of Candle-lite. Candle-lite, a marketer, manufacturer and distributor of candles and … Continue reading

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Sweet home Chicago

Thousands of products will be on display at the International Home + Housewares Show. By Barrie Dawson Chicago’s McCormick Place will once again play … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 03 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Making a plan for GM

GMDC’s fall conference offers insights, innovation and new ways to connect and grow business across all general merchandise categories. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 09 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Making headway with housewares

Grocers that dedicate legitimate time and effort to the housewares category will likely reap the rewards. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 08 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

General (merchandise) rulers

Grocery Headquarters Trailblazer Awards recognizes general merchandise companies that have soared above and beyond the competition. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 06 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Full House

The International Home + Housewares Show in Chicago features more than 2,000 exhibitors. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 02 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Remodeling the Housewares Department

With the right mix and category focus, supermarkets can thrive in the many different housewares categories. Mass merchants continue to intrude on grocery’s bread … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 09 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Reclaiming general merchandise

With dedicated focus, supermarkets can regain lost market share from the profitable general merchandise category. Evolve or perish. It is a basic business tenet. … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 05 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Heading for Home

The annual Housewares Show promises a wide selection of new merchandise that may fit into supermarkets. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 03 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit