Tag Archives: Design Design

Counting Cards

Greeting card offerings are expanding to better service changing consumer demographics. Society is always changing and evolving. In what direction, can often be seen … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 07 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

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

In the cards

The emotional connection created by greeting cards continues to keep the category on top.  “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” Those … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 02 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

A real instant message

When it comes to providing consumers with the right message for any occasion, no one has more expertise than greeting card manufacturers. By Barrie … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 01 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

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

What a (greeting) card

New and innovative products from greeting cards manufacturers are keeping the category alive and ticking. Nobody wishes their spouse a happy anniversary on Facebook … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 02 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

Sending Meaningful Messages

Greeting card suppliers are finding new ways to keep consumers engaged in the category. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 04 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit