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Safeway President To Be CEO

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


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Fresh Foods In Spotlight For Supervalu Banners

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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

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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

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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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RadioShack To Streamline Private Brands

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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

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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

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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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Kroger To Source All Palm Oil From Sustainable Sources

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Kroger announced Monday that it would move to sustainable palm oil in all its products by the end of 2015.


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Rite Aid Shows Sales Growth, Private Label Boost In 2013

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After posting its first full-year profit in nearly six years, according to published reports, Rite Aid announced that it also grew its private label share of goods in fiscal 2013.


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Consumables Still Driving Family Dollar Sales

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As Family Dollar reported slowing same-store sales in its fiscal second quarter, its share of consumable sales continued to climb, driven strongly by its private label products.


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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.

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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 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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