Winn-Dixie Signs on with Topco

Winn-Dixie Stores Inc., Jacksonville, Fla., announced that it is now a member of Skokie, Ill.-based Topco Associates LLC. Winn-Dixie said it would look to Topco for procurement of its corporate
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Sam's Club To Open First Business Center

Sam’s Club, Bentonville, Ark., said it would open its first dedicated Business Center in Houston on August 27. Sam’s Club Business Center will operate as a full-service business supply warehouse,
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Publix Offers Store Brand Challenge

Publix Super Markets, Lakeland, Fla., kicked off another of its popular store brand challenges on August 14. Between August 14 through August 20, shoppers who purchase one or more of four featured
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PL Buyer's eReport August 12, 2008

Top Story  Local FascinationA report breaks down what "buying local" means to consumers.   A recent report published by The Hartman Group, Bellevue, Wash., says the term "buying local" has
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CVS Caremark To Acquire Longs Drug Stores

CVS Caremark Corp., Woonsocket, R.I,., and Longs Drug Stores Corp., Walnut Creek, Calif., announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which CVS Caremark will acquire Longs for
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Spartan Stores Names Eidson CEO

Spartan Stores Inc., Grand Rapids, Mich., said its board of directors appointed Dennis Eidson its chief executive, effective October 15. Eidson is currently Spartan Stores’ president and chief operating officer.
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PL Buyer's eReport August 5, 2008

Top StoryLooking Good, Feeling (Environmentally) Good Retailers can benefit by taking a closer look at the entire packaging supply chain.   With so many products vying for consumers' attention, shelf
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PL Buyer's eReport July 29, 2008

Top StoryWill Brake for Food Gas prices put the brakes on discretionary spending.   A new survey from The Nielsen Co., New York, shows a significant number of consumers are
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Wisconsin Cheese a Hit in Private Label

Wisconsin cheese is benefiting from the steady growth in private label products, according to the Madison, Wis.-based Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board (WMMB). “Private label has always been important to Wisconsin
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Schnucks Runs Private Label Promotions

Schnuck Markets Inc., St. Louis, recently held two private label promotions for associates and customers, according to the July 20 edition of the TopNews newsletter from Skokie, Ill.-based Topco Associates
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October 2014 New Food Products

This month's new food products are seasonings, Greek yogurt dip, seaweed snack, mushrooms, candy, shredded cheese, chocolate, broth, ice cream bars, salad topper, and wine.


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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