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Safeway President To Be CEO

April 30, 2013

Safeway has announced that Robert L. Edwards, Safeway's president, will replace Steven A. Burd as CEO.


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Study For PLMA Shows Shopping Habits Haven’t 'Changed Dramatically'

April 29, 2013

A new study commissioned by the Private Label Manufacturers Association and conducted by GfK Custom Research North America shows the shopping habits of women don’t appear to have “changed dramatically” in a half-century.


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Fresh Foods In Spotlight For Supervalu Banners

April 26, 2013

Supervalu CEO Sam Duncan talked with analysts this week about the success the company’s flagship private label line has shown, then took time to discuss a major opportunity for the company’s remaining retail banners – fresh foods.


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Big Gains In Private Label At Tractor Supply

April 26, 2013

Tractor Supply this week reported a stronger first quarter, driven by private label sales growth.


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Supervalu CEO: Save-A-Lot Getting Back To Private Label Roots

April 25, 2013

On a conference call with analysts this week Supervalu CEO Sam Duncan said that Save-A-Lot had gotten away from its roots in the past couple of years, and that his plan was to return the company to its private label roots.


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Retailers Ramp Up Promotions

April 24, 2013

A majority of the retailers followed by Chicago-based market research firm Market Track showed increases in private label promotions from a year ago, the company said in a report done exclusively for PLBuyer’s eReport.


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RadioShack To Streamline Private Brands

April 24, 2013

RadioShack CEO Joe Magnacca told analysts this week that the company would enhance its focus on the Radio Shack brand, in part by streamlining its other private brands.


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Mercadona At Forefront In Europe

April 17, 2013

Private label adoption in Europe has outpaced the United States for decades. And some of the biggest players in its business are familiar names across the pond, such as Tesco, Carrefour, and Marks and Spencer.


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Technomic Tells Big Retailers To Keep It Simple In Delis

April 17, 2013

Turning a retailer’s deli department into a destination has become an art form for some stores. In fact, the May cover story of PLBuyer will discuss the influence of private label in fresh prepared foods for retailers today.


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Customers To Stick To Store Brands Says Deloitte Study

April 16, 2013
Nearly nine in 10 (88 percent) survey respondents to Deloitte's 2013 American Pantry Study report they have found several private label that they feel are just as good as national brands.
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This month’s new food products include coffee, energy bars, healthy pizza for kids, specialty sauces, Greek yogurt dip, gelato, puffed grain snacks, snack seasonings, and much more.

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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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