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Category Review: Foot Care -- Increased Foot Traffic

By Lori Seidler
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Observers see somewhat of a “stampede” in the foot care aisle toward private label products.

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Category Review: Pasta & Rice -- A Comforting Commodity

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As their budgets continue to be squeezed tighter, folks are spending less on restaurants and takeout and more on ingredients for making meals at home. And consumers have come to rely on the pasta and rice categories for their healthfulness, abundance, variety and value.


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A "Winn-ing" Strategy

By Lori Seidler
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Winn-Dixie is redesigning stores and its private label program to reclaim the title as one of the nation’s leading grocery retailers.


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Seidler Says ...

By Lori Seidler
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Lori  Seidler Associate Editor seidlerl@bnpmedia.com Take Only What You Need  As food costs continue to rise, retailers are pulling out all the stops in an effort to attract and
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Category Review: Pizza Products - Rollin' in the Dough

By Lori Seidler
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Pizza is an extremely flexible meal option - what other food item can be served hot or cold for dinner, lunch and breakfast? And the category performance numbers are a telling sign of pizza's popularity.   

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Special Report: Retail Executives of the Year

By Lori Seidler
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Star performers in the private label industry receive credit where credit is due.

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Category Review: Foils, Wraps and Storage - Keep it Fresh

By Lori Seidler
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A squeeze on consumers’ disposable income is helping to stimulate private label sales of foil, wraps and storage items, while product innovation also is helping to revitalize deflated segments.

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Trend Watch: Packaging Perspectives

By Lori Seidler
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Get Creative!

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Seidler Says ...

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Retaining Trust in Retail

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DRUGSTORE CHAINS: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE

By Lori Seidler
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A number of grocery and mass merchandise retailers have invaded the turf of traditional drugstores. This drug/grocery store convergence has caused a bit of an identity crisis for traditional drugstores as they search for new ways to expand their capabilities in an effort to differentiate and outperform grocery stores and each other.

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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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