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Whole Opens Midtown Store Featuring Detroit’s Own Brands

Whole Foods Market opened an urban store in Detroit today, the first to open in city limits. Heavily centered around the community, the store features local design elements and a mix of local products and private labels.


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Target To introduce Beauty Concierges

Target will introduce its Beauty Concierge program in Minneapolis area stores on July 19.


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Safeway Talks Recovery In Private Brands

Speaking before the 2013 Citi Global Consumer Conference this week, Safeway Senior Vice President of Finance and Investor Relations Melissa Plaisance talked candidly about the progress the retailer had made in its private brands in recent years.


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Fred’s Adding More Private Label SKUs

After a sluggish first quarter of fiscal 2013, Fred’s discount retailer announced that it was committed to its private label, with new items headed to stores in the second quarter.


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Costco CFO Says Private Label Share Increasing

In announcing earnings for the company’s fiscal third quarter, Costco Chief Financial Officer Richard Galanti was asked about the potential future growth of the company’s Kirkland Signature private label line.


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Big Lots Says Food Test Is Positive

Announcing quarterly earnings this week, discount retailer Big Lots said that its first tests with coolers and freezers in stores has “been encouraging.”


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Dollar Tree Talks Front End Changes

After reporting another record first quarter, Dollar Tree CEO Bob Sasser discussed the changes the retailer has implemented in its front end and impulse sections after Easter.


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Memorial Day Brings Out Private Label Promotions

Retailers ramped up private label promotions last week, according to an exclusive report forPLBuyer’s eReport by Chicago-based market research firm Market Track.


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Rabobank Report Says Mid-Market Products In Danger

A new report from Rabobank says changing consumer preferences are leading to a polarization between premium and value tiers in food sales, a shift which will leave mid-tier items in danger of becoming extinct.


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Bi-Lo To Buy Sweetbay, Harveys, and Reid's

Delhaize Group said Tuesday it would sell its Sweetbay (72 stores), Harveys (72 stores), and Reid's (11 stores) chain of stores to Bi-Lo Holdings LLC for $265 million in cash.


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