Articles by Kathie Canning

Retailer Extra: Happy Birthday, A&P!

Celebrating a remarkable 150 years in operation, A&P is undergoing a turnaround that promises to strengthen the company and ensure many more years of retail grocery success.

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Look, Ma - No 'Brands!'

Category Review: Private label diapers and underpants present a positive solution for retailers in troubled economic times.
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Fresh Approach

The Fresh Market puts the emphasis on quality perishable items, an upscale look and feel, and strong customer service. And its private label program addresses the wants and needs of its food-savvy shoppers.

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Make Every Day Kids' Day

“No fair!” many a child has uttered after learning that their parents get Mother’s Day and Father’s Day as special celebrations. Those of us who are parents have been known to respond, “But every day is kids’ day!”
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Thirsty for More

Category Review: Functional beverages, as well as condition-specific drinks designed to address or prevent specific health issues, are gaining ground

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Editor's Insight

Of Good News - and Bad NewsYikes, is it November already? You know what that means - it’s time for the PLMA’s Private Label Trade Show. And inside this issue,
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Spread on the Creativity

Category Review: It could be that the rather mature jams, jellies and preserves segment needs a dose of excitement to attract new shoppers to a sale.
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Navigating Choppy Waters

Category Review: At first glance, the retail seafood sector appears to be swimming in rather stormy seas.

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Bye-Bye, Boring Bonbon

Category Review: The candy and chocolate category is now awash with innovation when it comes to both better-for-you items and upscale, indulgent-minded treats.
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A Matter of Performance

Category Review: Hair care products have evolved tremendously in the past few decades - and for good reason.

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November 2014 New Non-Food Products

This month's new non-food product are bottles and hair care.


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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October 2014

The October 2014 issue of Private Label Buyer includes new perspectives on produce, as well as category insights on pasta, rice, and potatoes. Check it out today!

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