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Experts Discuss State of the Industry at PLBuyer Roundtables

June 21, 2011
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Industry experts sat down with PLBuyer at two ECRM (Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing) to discuss current issues in the private label world.


Industry experts sat down with PLBuyer at two ECRM (Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing) to discuss current issues in the private label world.
 
One of the biggest challenges facing the industry remains not enough manufacturing capacity for certain private label categories.
 
“In certain categories, we just don’t have enough suppliers, period, to sustain all the business that’s available out there for private label,” said Jim Devine, president, Chain Drug Marketing Association (CDMA).
 
Look for continued growth in the private label allergy and cough and cold categories this year as well.
 
To read more from our private label HBC and food roundtables, see the July issue of PLBuyer.
 

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