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Category Insights: Snacks & Candy

Craveable Store Brand Snacks and Candy

Private label chips, nuts, and candy offer boundless potential in terms of new flavors—and packaging design.
By Jamie Grill-Goodman
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There’s no doubt about it—snacking continues to grow in America. While some consumers seek out healthy snacks, others still rely on old standards like potato chips, looking for new flavors to spice things up.


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Special Report: PLMA Preview

The 2013 PLMA Show Takes Shape

When 4,500-plus individuals from across the private label industry descend upon one location to interact, the future of the industry reveals itself.
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PLMA’s 2013 Private Label Trade Show is expected to be the biggest yet, with more than 2,300 exhibit booths—surpassing last year’s record-breaking show—at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill., from November 17–19.


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Exclusives: Consumer Survey

Consumer Attitudes Toward Online Grocery Shopping

This PLBuyer exclusive investigates current consumer perspectives on online grocery shopping with particular emphasis on private label.
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Consumers are already accustomed to shopping online. But does that level of acceptance translate over to grocery items—and particularly store brand products?


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Doug's Drift

Success Through Simplicity

By Douglas J. Peckenpaugh
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Diversity is often unintentionally associated with complexity in the execution of retail product development and/or branding.


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Private Eye: Personal Care

Private Label Gets Personal

Our secret shoppers head to their local retailers to find out what’s happening in personal care.
By Jamie Grill-Goodman
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Soap was a more than $4 billion category for the latest 52 weeks ending July 14, 2013, up 2 percent, according to IRI data.


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Focus on Digital

Who to Watch: The Best Store Brand Digital Marketers

By Jim Wisner
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Which retailers really understand how to maximize private label promotions through new media?


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Thinking Inside the Box

The Package!

By Tom Stephens
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No, it’s not a column about a wannabe New York City Mayor.


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Following The Buzz

Overextending Your Brand

By Jamie Grill-Goodman
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As private label lines become more sophisticated, sometimes morphing into recognized brands, the question of what products to add to your lineup comes into question, especially for retailers with several private label tiers.


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Doug's Drift

Our 21st Century Retail Revolution

By Douglas J. Peckenpaugh
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We have entered an age of significant change in the retail world. And as these seismic shifts take place, you need to ask yourself how your corner of private label will weather these changes.


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Focus on Retailers: Smart and Final

Smart And Final Revamps Value Tier Brand

Retailer taking advantage of expanded format stores to add private label products.
By Chris Freeman
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Smart and Final has been taking advantage of expanded-format stores to add private label products.


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August 2014 New Food Products

This month’s new food products are organic coffee, hatch green chili tzatziki, cultured soy, kernel cooking oils, snack seasoning, thin Swiss cheese, tea and lemonade blend, crispy fish shapes, mole rojo braising sauce, sausage & cheese pita pocket, and chicken club pizza.

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

PLB August 2014 cover

August 2014

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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