Global Market Development Center (GMDC) released the top 10 products from its 2017 General Merchandise (GM17) conference product showcase.
GM17, which was held June 23 through June 27 in Orlando, FL, included more than 3,500 products and in-store displays as part of the showcase.
True Brands won the Gold award for its barware/drinkware display; Fire Buggz won the Silver award for its campfire roaster; and Core Home won the Bronze award for its perfect food prep section.
Also in the top 10 was Kwik Tek’s summer sporting goods display; Value Max Products’ glowmax light display; Feldstein & Associates’ no drip inverted umbrella; Adnart’s Asobu kool brew and crew drinkware display; DC Premier Sales DBA’s showaflops; and Fit & Fresh’s healthy living food storage display.
“A primary reason retailers attend our GM conference each year is to discover the most innovative products and brands in a rapidly evolving and disruptive marketplace,” said Patrick Spear, president and CEO of GMDC. “It’s the ultimate treasure hunt for the newest product offerings for their customers. Our participating suppliers responded to the challenge by bringing a variety of new innovations that didn’t disappoint.”