Tag Archives: private label

Private Label Opportunity in Developing Urban Areas

With a sagging economy, Americans are opting for smaller, more affordable housing than in the past. Some retailers are adjusting to this trend by … Continue reading

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From head to toe

A strong offering of private label nonfoods items—from shampoo to foot care—can help supermarket operators increase sales and profitability. Nearly every supermarket has private … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 11 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Premium Private Label Groceries Trump Frugal Fatigue

Private label food and beverage dollar sales topped $98 billion in 2011 to account for 17.6% of total food and beverage retail sales, according … Continue reading

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Private (label) practices

Trust and value have become cornerstones on which retailers can build store brand success. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 11 Article Archives, Cover Stories

Nine out of Ten Women Compare Private Label to Brand Name Products When Shopping

Although 77 percent of general shoppers compare store brands to brand names, 90 percent of women compare both regularly. This was revealed in The … Continue reading

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Publix Issues Voluntary Recall on Hearts of Romaine

Publix Super Markets is issuing a voluntary recall for 10-ounce plastic bags of Publix Hearts of Romaine (Chopped Hearts of Romaine) due to the … Continue reading

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Store Brands Impacting Medium-Sized Retailers

The importance of store brands business to major retailers like Wal-Mart and Kroger is well-documented, yet store brands are also having significant penetration on … Continue reading

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NPD Group: Private Label Foods Continues to Rise, Satisfaction Declining

The number of consumers using private label food and beverage products continues to rise, but U.S. consumers are losing their enthusiasm for these value-oriented … Continue reading

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CPG Industry Will Focus on Consumers Wanting to Live Well with Less in 2012, According to SymphonyIRI Report

From the unstable economy and stubborn unemployment rates to frugal consumers and high commodity prices, there has been endless discussion around the challenges facing … Continue reading

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Demand for In-Store Deals has Diminished, Shoppers Expect Discounted Prices: Deloitte Survey

Excitement over unexpected in-store deals has diminished as discounted prices become an anticipated part of the consumer products shopping experience, according to the Deloitte/Harrison … Continue reading

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PLMA’s 2011 Trade Show

Grocery Headquarters attended the 2011 PLMA Private Label Trade Show in Chicago in November. Here are some of the people we met.

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Elevating private label

Retailers and manufacturers need to collaborate and innovate to take private label to the next level. By John Karolefski Private label has clearly been … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 11 Article Archives, Cover Stories

Maximizing private label profits

Grocers can use private label products as a springboard to enhancing general merchandise and health and beauty care sales. The opportunity is there. Grocers … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 11 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

The power of brands

Despite private label pressure, national brands continue to influence the supermarket landscape. By Craig Levitt To paraphrase Mark Twain, the demise of national CPG … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 08 Article Archives, Cover Stories

Maintaining momentum

Retailers look to premium products, new categories and revamped merchandising strategies to hold on to the gains made in private label. By Deena M. … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 05 Article Archives, Upfront

On Point: Quality will tell

A strong private label program is its own reward. By Tom Weir An important trend in the industry over the past decade or more … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 05 Article Archives, Columns