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Cosmopack Symposium Brings Italy’s Cosmetic Trends to the U.S.

By Jamie Grill-Goodman
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A range of private label Italian beauty solutions, from packaging to cosmetics, will make their way to the U.S. next week when the “Cosmopack New York Symposium” debuts September 22-23 at the Trump Soho Hotel. 


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PLMA to Debute Jungle Survival Challenge

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The PLMA is set to air a three episode “Jungle Survival Challenge,” in the run up to PLMA's Store Brands Reality Trade Show in Chicago.


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The Editors' Table: September 2014

By Jamie Grill-Goodman and Douglas J. Peckenpaugh
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I am not a soda drinker—unless, of course, I’m out of the country.


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Following The Buzz

Discount Merger a Bargain?

By Jamie Grill-Goodman
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The speculation is over. While talk of a takeover of discount retailer Family Dollar has been circulating for months, a merger has finally been revealed.


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New Products: September 2014

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This month's new non-food product include wipes, lip gloss, and lip balm.


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The Editors' Table: August 2014

By Douglas J. Peckenpaugh
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When it comes to Personal Care, once I find a product I like, I stick with it—for a long time. For as long as I can remember, I bought one kind of national brand razor and cartridges.


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Doug's Drift

Private Label and National Brands - A Group Effort

By Douglas J. Peckenpaugh
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As retailers seek to grow their private label portfolios, gaining a stronger footing in existing categories and breaking new ground with fresh penetration into categories that previously didn’t have any private label representation, they inevitably face ongoing competition with national brands.


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Category Colonel Awards

The Best New Private Label Products

The winners of the 2014 Category Colonel Awards are leaders in their respective categories, setting the pace for the future of the industry.
By Douglas J. Peckenpaugh
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The winners of the 2014 Category Colonel Awards—which now focuses exclusively on new products, both those newly available to retailers and products that are on the shelf—read like a “best of” list of today’s industry trends. Natural. Wholesome. Nutritious. Gourmet. Indulgent. Ethnic. Convenient.


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New Products: June 2014

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This month’s new food products include salmon burgers, stuffed flatbreads, BBQ sauce, maple crunch spread, oatmeal, microwave-in-bag potatoes, flavored coffee, chicken tikka masala, and more.


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Doug's Drift

Strategic Investments in Private Label

By Douglas J. Peckenpaugh
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You’ve likely already noticed that we’ve been busy here at PLBuyer—as I’m sure you’ve also been busy, since the private label industry continues to mature and folks across the board are continually sharpening their private label tactical approaches.


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September 2014 New Food Products

This month's new food products include cane sugars, barbeque sauce, condiments in squeeze bottles, cinnamon snack seasoning, and jalapeno tzatziki, ice cream, herb toasts, corn puffs, instant coffee, coconut water, and a water enhancer.

Podcasts

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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September 2014

The September 2014 issue of Private Label Buyer includes a convenience channel update, as well as category insights on frozen store brand trends and health and beauty items. Check it out today!

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