Research and Awards

New Study Sheds Light On Private Label OTC Purchases

July 15, 2013

A new study by Market Strategies International, “CPG Qualitative Research: Exploring Private Label vs. Branded OTC” April 2013, finds consumers are strongly aware of specific national brands as well as private label brands in all OTC categories studied in the report.


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Deloitte Study Shows Costs Of Goods Hurting Private Label Sourcing

June 26, 2013

Higher costs and an increasingly volatile cost structure as pressuring retailers and their private label sourcing efforts, a new study from Deloitte says.


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Hispanic Market Waiting For Foodservice To Speak Its Language

February 19, 2013

A new whitepaper from the NPD Group says that the fast-growing U.S. Hispanic market make 6 billion visits annually to the foodservice channel, spending $30 billion a year.


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Private Label Nail Polish Remover Benefits In Slow Economy

January 30, 2013

The U.S. nail color and care market fared well during the economic slump, a new report from Mintel, “Nail Color and Care -US, January 2013,” found, while private label nail polish removers benefited most.


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Reports Show Digital, Mobile Coupons Growing

January 30, 2013

A pair of reports issued Wednesday show the strength of digital and mobile couponing in retail channels in 2012, and expected growth in 2013.


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Deeper Look Into Mintel's Breakfast Foods Report

December 19, 2012

A new report from Mintel Group Ltd. shows that private label has a strong foothold in breakfast foods, competing against a highly fragmented national brand landscape. Deeper inside, though, are a number of insights about private label's strength in the categories.


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A capsule look at the top 35

March 30, 2012
Walmart U.S.PL Grocery Sales: $42.3 billionWeb site: www.walmartstores.comRetail Banners: Neighborhood Markets, Marketside, Walmart Express, Walmart on Campus, Walmart SupercenterNo. of U.S. Stores: 4,300No. of U.S. Employees:1.4 millionCEO: Mike DukeKey PL
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Top 35 Private Label Retailers 2011

March 30, 2012
Walmart again towers over others on PLBuyer’s annual list of the largest North American retailers of private label food and grocery items.

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Design Excellence Awards

March 29, 2012
After much deliberation, our panel of private label design stars have voted on the finalists for PLBuyer’s all-new Design Excellence Awards!

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The package is the message

March 29, 2012
PLBuyer this year assembled an all-star panel of private label designers to judge its Design Excellence Awards for private label packaging. While judging, our panelists spent some time discussing significant developments in private label packaging.

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April 2014 New Non-Food Products

This month's new non-food products include sunscreen bands, makeup remover, lip balm, jumbo cotton balls, healing ointment, and a shelf-management system for better merchandising.

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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April 2014

The April 2014 issue of Private Label Buyer includes articles on Omnichannel, store brand sauces, and more. Check it out today!

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