Noddle Says Price Pressure To Increase

March 22, 2013

Former Ahold USA and Daymon President Allan Noddle on Friday told a crowd of private label executives that the greatest effects of the recession on the industry were still to come.

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Supervalu Completes Sale Of Five Banners To Cerebus

March 21, 2013

Supervalu has completed the sale of its Albertsons, Acme, Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s and Star Market stores to AB Acquisition LLC, an affiliate of a Cerberus Capital Management.

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Private Label Childrenswear Grows, Report Shows

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March 16, 2013

Both the UK and U.S. saw private label in childrenswear grow in value by more than any of its branded rivals during 2012, according to Euromonitor International’s recently released apparel data.

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Walmart CFO: ‘We Are A Brand Retailer’

March 13, 2013

The world’s largest retailer, Walmart, also is atop the PLB Top 35 list of the largest private label retailers in North America.

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Safeway Puts Private Label At Center Of Lifestyle Plans

March 13, 2013

Speaking at its annual investors conference last week, Safeway executives laid out their plans for 2013 that focus heavily on lifestyle changes to store and an emphasis on health and wellness. With private label programs at the heart of the changes.

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Kroger Boosts Private Label Promotions

March 13, 2013

Kroger took advantage of its ad circular space last week by increasing its private label promotions, according to research done exclusively for PLBuyer’s eReport by Chicago-based market research firm Market Track.

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Costco CFO Dreams Of More Private Label

March 13, 2013

Costco reported fiscal second quarter earnings this week that rose 22 percent, excluding special items, and Chief Financial Officer Richard Galanti talked a little about private label on the company’s conference call with analysts.

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New RadioShack CEO Touts Private Label

March 13, 2013

On the first conference call with analysts after being named CEO, Joseph Magnacca took the opportunity to call out the company’s private label program and his desire to reinvigorate development in it.

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Private Brands Role in the New Eating Culture

March 13, 2013

According to a Daymon Worldwide article, “Private Brands Role in the New Eating Culture,” food innovation is not limited to just name brands, because eaters' desire for discovery overshadows their allegiance to their favorite brands with a willingness to explore the gamut of newness.

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Tesco Launches Price Comparison Coupon

March 11, 2013

Tesco on Monday launched the first automatic price comparison coupon in the United Kingdom, one cover its branded and private label products.

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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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The August 2014 issue of Private Label Buyer includes articles on non-food grocery items, as well as category insights on store brand spreads, healthcare, and personal care. Check it out today!

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