GMDC enters partnership with Recall InfoLink
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. The Global Market Development Center on Friday partnered with Recall InfoLink to offer product recall and withdrawal notification communications for its members.
“Recall InfoLink operates the premier product recall process management service to help businesses protect their brand, customers and business during product recall events using state-of-the-art technology” stated Dave McConnell, GMDC president and CEO. “Recall InfoLink connects wholesalers, retailers and supplier members together instantaneously to speed up the information flow, eliminate confusion, save money and, most importantly, protect the customer. The right messages are delivered to the right people so recalled products get quickly removed from sale and supply.”
“Recall InfoLink’s step-by-step Process Wizards simplifies the many steps it takes to process a recall,” added Roger Hancock, Retail InfoLink CEO. “By sharing targeted information with stakeholders and providing outstanding customer service, Recall InfoLink eases the stress of recalls and helps protect what is most valuable.”
Recall InfoLink also will guide wholesalers, retailers and suppliers through “Mock Recalls.” Mock recalls make sure that people, processes and systems are ready to respond effectively to a recall when it occurs.
GMDC members receive a 33% discount on the start-up fee, the association announced.
Food Lion selects OfficeMax as a supplier
SALISBURY, N.C. Food Lion announced that OfficeMax will be the supplier for its family of brands, which includes Food Lion, Bloom, Harveys and Reid’s.
According to Food Lion, its stores will carry more than 200 OfficeMax products year-round, including award-winning Tul writing instruments, Dioga style supply products and various grades of OfficeMax brand copy paper. Stores also will carry a variety of such back-to-school items as notebooks, school glue and crayons.
“The Food Lion family is very excited about offering the OfficeMax product line at great prices for our customers,” said Ann Raives, Food Lion family director of category management. “This partnership with OfficeMax will provide our customers access to a number of office and school supply products that can be conveniently purchased during their grocery shopping trip.”
Weis opens remodeled store
SUNBURY, Pa. Weis Markets on Thursday announced its State College remodel and that it will be donating $16,000 as part of its Grand Opening Celebration to be held Aug. 14.
Local donations include $10,000 to the Nittany Medical Center’s Rural Diabetes program, $5,000 to Centre Volunteers for Medicine and $1,000 to Alpha Fire Department, the volunteer fire company servicing Ferguson Township, where the store is located.
As part of the remodel, the store has all new decor, upgraded produce and bakery departments and an improved pharmacy.