Tactics

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Store Brand Dairy Delights

Our secret shoppers head to their local retailers to discover new dairy details, pitting private label vs. national brands.
By Jamie Grill-Goodman
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Private label dairy products like whole milk and natural shredded cheese remain behemoths of the industry, with options easily found in almost any store.


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Category Insight: Private Label Bakery Rising

By Douglas J. Peckenpaugh
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Baked goods are alive and well in retail, but distinct factors are driving individual segments.


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Category Insight: Store Brand Coffee & Tea - Caffeinated Convenience

Single-cup coffee, refrigerated RTD drinks and instant tea are the buzz in caffeinated beverages.
By Jamie Grill-Goodman
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If convenience is a primary theme of private label this year, coffee and tea could easily be main characters.


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Private Label Bakery and Deli Shine

We see a strong start for the first quarter of 2014 - particularly for Bakery and Deli.
By Nikki Baird
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The first quarter 2014 has come to a close, and the results are in for private label: a strong start to the year.


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Doug's Drift

Strategic Investments in Private Label

By Douglas J. Peckenpaugh
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You’ve likely already noticed that we’ve been busy here at PLBuyer—as I’m sure you’ve also been busy, since the private label industry continues to mature and folks across the board are continually sharpening their private label tactical approaches.


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Category Insights: Snacks

Store Brand Snack Culture

Store brand snacks like cookies and salty snacks are currently seeing growth through diversification.
By Jamie Grill-Goodman
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While talk around better-for-you foods continues, a mix of healthy—and less-healthy—snacks is still popular in the snack category.


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Following The Buzz

Defaulting to National Brands

By Jamie Grill-Goodman
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In the several years I’ve spent writing about store brand baby care products, I’ve gathered a stockpile of knowledge of the products available. I know what options exist from store to store, and I know that with a little bit of research and math I could easily find the cheapest diaper available.


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Doug's Drift

Keeping Private Label Ahead of the Curve

By Douglas J. Peckenpaugh
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An instrumental factor in continually driving private label business forward is maintaining the current base of store brand shoppers cultivated through the years, while expanding that base as economic conditions improve.


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Cover Story

Omnichannel: The New Path to Purchase

Omnichannel poses multiple challenges—and significant opportunities for private label.
By Jim Wisner and Jon Wisner
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Omnichannel is one of the hottest topics in retail today. Econsultancy describes it as “an integrated sales experience that melds the advantages of physical stores with the information-rich experience of online shopping.”


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New Products: April 2014

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This month’s new food products include single-serve coffee, yogurt with toppings, gourmet lollipops, mini cheesecakes, crunchy cheese curls, red & white sour gummis, chocolate truffles, all-natural edamame, natural black tea, and dark chocolate-covered cranberries.


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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.

Podcasts

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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Private Label Buyer Magazine

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September 2014

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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