September 19, 2014 The Global Market Development Center has announced the Top 10 Scanned Showcase Products of the 2014 General Merchandise (GM) Marketing Conference, capturing the increasing product variety seen within its supplier community as its members continue to take advantage of the program to gain retail buyer exposure. This year’s GM Conference was held in

The Cappy is a MIN Winner

Thursday, 21 August 2014 by

The Cappy was named MIN Winner! Mass Innovation Nights – A monthly event designed to for innovators to increase the buzz around new products and companies. Every month ten companies bring new products to an event and the social media community turns out to blog, tweet, post pictures and video, add product mentions to LinkedIn and

Dan Aykroyd loves The Cappy!

Friday, 08 August 2014 by

Dan Aykroyd loves The Cappy! Dan was at Kappy’s Liquors in Peabody, Massachusetts promoting his vodka line Crystal Head Vodka.  We stopped by to say hello and it turns out, Dan loved The Cappy.  He thought it was a great idea.  We gave him a few to take with him.  He seemed genuinely excited and

February 27, 2014 – Colorado Springs, CO – The Global Market Development Center (GMDC) has announced the companies with the Top 10 Showcase Products at the GMDC Pavilion Showcase featured at the National Grocers Association’s (NGA) 2014 NGA Show. The Cappy is truly a unique product that functions as a beverage can CLOSER and OPENER.

Gary Richard and The Cappy were recently featured on the ABC hit show Shark Tank.  The Cappy received 2 offers from the celebrity guest panel of investors! Shark Tank is an American reality TV series that features a panel of potential investors, called “sharks”.  Each “shark” considers offers from entrepreneurs seeking investments for their business or product.   The

The popular Boston-based television program showcased The Cappy on December 20, 2013.  In a segment titled, “What’s New: Gadgets” The Chronicle invited Gary Richard (CEO of GPR Product Development) and James Gardiner (Head of Marketing) to discuss some of The Cappy’s features, benefits and surging popularity of this cool new device.  “It was a great platform