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August 2004


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Behind the Bidding:
A Look at Online Auctions

COVER STORY
- Behind the Bidding
Opponents and proponents alike speak out about online auctions: How have they changed the way business is conducted? How do retailers and manufacturers face the challenge of creating personal relationships? What does the future hold? Whether they like them or not, retailers and manufacturers have something to say.

SPECIAL REPORT
Manufacturers, retailers and others need to pool information to identify the best private label packaging strategies.
- An UP-CLOSE LOOK at Natural and Organic Products
- Cooperation is Key

CATEGORY REVIEWS
- Adding Something Saucy
Opportunity awaits for retailers in the sauces and spreads category as consumer exposure to new and exotic cuisine increases.
- Finding a Foothold
As national brands duke it out in a price war, private label has to focus on quality and innovation to steady the category.
- Taking Care of Business
In a stagnate category, private label manufacturers team with retailers to go after niche items with specialized uses and differentiating performance.

NEW PRODUCTS
- New on the Shelf

PRIVATE EYE
- Top story
- Private Particulars
- Celebrity Exclusives: High Risk, High Reward
- Trade Events Calendar
- People

THINKING INSIDE THE BOX
- Face the Struggle
Industry guru Tom Stephens reflects on the annual PLMA/St. Joseph’s Executive Education Program.

WARREN's WANDERINGS
- Estée Lauder’s Marriage to Kohl’s

ONE LAST THOUGHT
- Packaging Matters

ADVERTISER INDEX
- Index

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