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Digest This!

According to a new report, the success of "gut-friendly" yogurt products such as Activia and Yakult represents just the beginning of a digestive health movement in this country, where the number of people who suffer from digestive complaints is expected to rise to almosta quarter of the U.S. population.
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Retailers Plan to Expand Private Label Programs

According to a new report from Troy, Mich.-based Clear Seas Research, a subsidiary of PL Buyer parent company BNP Media, a whopping 91 percent of retailers surveyed in May said they intend to expand their private label offerings over the next several years.

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Who Reads Nutritional Labels?

Shoppers at certain stores also are more likely to read labels than those who shop at other outlets, lending some support to the notion of an industrywide nutritional labeling program.

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A&P Debuts America's Choice Kids

One of 10 “Own Brands” offered by A&P, America’s Choice Kids was developed in conjunction with registered dieticians and includes items having ingredients and a nutritional profile that help promote growth and development.

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Ready to Spend Again?

Respondents to a poll conducted in April by The Nielsen Co., New York, indicated they would continue to practice fiscal responsibility even after the economy improves, but would begin to allow themselves "some small indulgences."

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The Future of Retail

According to The Hartman Group, a Bellevue, Wash.-based research and consulting firm, the continued growth of private label in the United States might play a role in Procter and Gamble's recent foray into the retail sector.

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Gluten-Free Continues to Expand

Thanks to improved diagnosis of celiac disease and growing recognition of the link between a variety of other conditions and diet, the market for gluten-free foods and beverages is growing exponentially, according to a new report from Rockville, Md.-based Packaged Facts.

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November 2014 New Non-Food Products

This month's new non-food product are bottles and hair care.


Coming with a clear, comprehensive plan was the key to success for Longo Brothers Fruit Markets when the grocer decided to roll out a two-tier private label strategy, Jenny Longo and Robert Koss tell PLBuyer editor Chris Freeman in this podcast.

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October 2014

The October 2014 issue of Private Label Buyer includes new perspectives on produce, as well as category insights on pasta, rice, and potatoes. Check it out today!

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