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In a new PLMA Live! exclusive, Doug Rauch, former president of Trader Joe's for more than a decade explains how Trader Joe's created a great private label program and tells about his newest retail venture, The Daily Table.
PLMA’s 2014 Private Label Trade Show has come and gone, effectively energizing this industry through myriad conversations centered on strategies for the future, sampling and discussion of the scores of interesting new products profiled on the expo floor, and the insight conveyed by educational sessions and other speakers.
Frozen, HBC and General Merchandise are three categories worth watching closely during 2014 on the PLBuyer Index.
We live in the Information Age. As the name of this heady period of human existence plainly indicates, at its core is the publication and consumption of information brought to the masses via all available media—radio, broadcast and cable television, movies, books, newspapers, magazines, etc.—but particularly through our exponentially expanding online and digital realm.
PLMA’s 2013 Private Label Trade Show opens next week at the Rosemont Convention Center in Chicago fromNovember 17-19.
A new store brand food research report, “Evolving Private Label Strategies, Consumer Choices, and the future impact on Food Brands and Private Labels,” by World Market Intelligence is now available from Fast Market Research.
PLMA anticipates that its 2013 Private Label Trade Show will be its biggest yet, presenting more than 2,300 exhibit booths—surpassing last year’s record-breaking expo—across four halls at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill., taking place from November 17–19.
This November 17–19, I will be making the journey from New Jersey to Chicago for PLMA’s 2013 Private Label Trade Show.
When compared to other retailers, 63 percent of store brand buyers were “very satisfied” with their purchase at Costco, putting the retailer in first place for satisfaction out of 25 retailers, according to a survey conducted by Consumer Edge Insight.
This month’s new food products include Sugar-free Gum, Gluten-free Pizza, Vegetable Cups, Peppermint Cream Coffee, Thin Spaghetti Vegetable Pasta, Carneros Pinot Noir, Dark Chocolate Candy Cane Coffee, and Light Peppermint Ice Cream.
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