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Category Review: Bath and Body Products

Private Label Awash In Bath, Beauty Products

By Delia Flores
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Slow growth continues in category, but frugal customers seeking more from products.


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Category Review - Antibacterial Products

Nothing to Sneeze At

Seasonal Opportunities Available For Antibacterial Private Label Products
By Delia Flores
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It once seemed unlikely that anything would stop the antibacterial household products juggernaut.
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Category Review - Sweet & Salty Snacks

Snack Attack

By Delia Flores
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To increase sales, private label sweet and salty snack makers and retailers need to address consumer health concerns and keep their snacks economical, tasty, and innovative.
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Category Review: Oils, Vinegars & Dressings

Trimming the Fat

By Delia Flores
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Better for you benefits expected to be at the heart of growth in private label oils, vinegars and dressings.


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Category Review: Coffee & Tea

Beans or Leaves

By Delia Flores
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U.S. coffee and tea drinkers continue to look for convenience, variety and varying jolts of caffeine.


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Category Review: Skin Care

Plenty of Skin in the Game

By Delia Flores
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Scrub off any doubts you harbor as to whether American consumers will shun ritzy brand names and instead, buy private label skin care products.


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Hair today

By Delia Flores
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You can expect a woman to give up a lot of things during an economic downturn. But great looking hair isn’t one of them.

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Where's my ice cream?

By Delia Flores
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Officials at Ellis Island served ice cream to newly arrived immigrants, ensuring that they received the quintessential all-American welcome. Today, even as the American electorate grows increasingly divided, Americans stand united in one firm belief: when it comes to ice cream and frozen novelties, they want to be indulged.

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All mixed up

By Delia Flores
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Ever since women joined the work force in large numbers three decades ago the question, “What’s for dinner?” has prompted many a mad scramble for family cooks. Today’s busy shoppers, though, have a lot more options than that first wave of harried two-earner households who could count on little besides Hamburger Helper to save the day.

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Salty Snacks

By Delia Flores
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Try to picture a weekend gathering of friends and family or a quiet evening curled up with a favorite movie or book without one of the great American pastimes: enjoying salty snacks. Whether made from corn, potatoes or rice, foods in this category have seen a xx percent rise in dollar sales to $xx, according to an April 2010 Mintel Research International, Inc. report.

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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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