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This week 60% of the retailers saw an increase in their Private Label promotions when compared to the same week last year. Of those that increased, two did so by more than 50%.
Food Lion (+64.8%) and Walmart (59.7%) had the largest increases among the retailer group compared to 2012. Conversely, Safeway (-24.0%) and HEB (-18.1%) saw the largest percentage decreases year over year.
The retailers in the group that remained relatively flat year over year were Kmart (-3.7%) and Giant-Landover (+7.5%).
About Market Track:
It’s important to note a number of factors should be considered when examining the volume of Private Label promotions retailers send into the marketplace. Market Track’s granular level of data reflects regional versioning and market specific differences. This is accomplished through an extensive collections process, including physically obtaining the ads from the various markets in which they are distributed. In the instance that retailers send additional circulars to a limited number of markets, Market Track’s information reflects these nuances to give a comprehensive view of what is happening nationally.
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