Awards include 4 golds, 3 silvers and 4 bronzes
APPLETON, Wis., March 27, 2014 – Great Northern Corporation recently took home 11 awards — including four gold, three silver and four bronze awards — from GlobalShop 2014, the world’s largest annual retail design and marketing event.
Point of Purchase Advertising International (POPAI) announced the winners of its 56th annual Outstanding Marketing at Retail Achievement (OMA) Awards Competition during GlobalShop 2014, held March 18-20 in Las Vegas. Entries were judged on design, innovation, interactivity and the proven ability to lift sales.
“We are very pleased to be recognized so strongly in the industry,” said Mike Schliesmann, Great Northern senior vice president, business unit manager. “And we’re happy for our customers who during the course of the judging term were able to achieve these successful merchandising campaigns and product launches with the help of our creative input.”
Great Northern’s entries earning awards and their categories are:
Nestle Purina Lift Test Full Pallet: General Merchandise
Mattel Disney Holiday Sleigh Half Pallet: Toys
Logitech Color Collection Pallet: Specialty Retailers and Services
John Frieda Counter Display: Hair Care and Skin Care
Nestle Purina Lift Test Sam’s Club Full Pallet: Club Store Retailer
Logitech Best Buy: Personal Electronics and Software
Fisher Price Klip Klop Pallet: Mass Merchandiser-Retailer
Nestle Purina Lift Test PetSmart Half Pallet: Specialty Retailers and Services
Pure Fishing Gander Mountain Line Wall: Sports Equipment
3M Take Note of Color End Cap: Books, Stationery and Office Supplies
New Creature Battlefield 4: Games
Great Northern Corporation designs, manufactures and distributes packaging solutions and point-of-sale display programs for industrial, commercial and retail products. Its operations include: Packaging: commercial, consumer and custom; Instore: temporary, semi-permanent and permanent displays, assembly and fulfillment services;StrataGraph®: high graphic laminated paperboard packaging, ideal for club stores; Laminations VBoard® edge protection; and Rollguard protective packaging systems for rolled and cylindrical products. Headquartered in Appleton, Wis., Great Northern has more than 1,000 employees, operations in seven states and has been in business for more than 50 years.