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In his first conference call with analysts since re-taking the CEO position at JCPenney, Mike Ullman said the struggling retailer would restore private labels as part of its rebound strategy.
Even as business slowed in the first quarter of 2013, private and exclusive brands at Kohl’s continued to sell well, the company announced.
Mission Micro Molding, a micro and small part injection molder, announced that it has bought a new facility and relocated to Irvine, Calif.
Bellisio Foods, the third-largest producer of frozen entrees in the U.S., announced Wednesday that it would buy Overhill Farms for about $80.9 million in cash.
A majority of large retailers trimmed their private label promotions last week from the same time a year ago, according to a report exclusively for PLBuyer’s eReport by Chicago-based market research firm Market Track.
ESM Magazine reported that Belgian retailer Colruyt will replace more than 50 existing private label lines with one new line called Boni Selection.
ESM magazine said local reports in Poland say Intermarche is hoping to boost the share of private label sales from its current 20 percent penetration to 30 percent.
ShopSmart magazine, a production of Consumer Reports, reports in its June issue that shoppers can save 40 percent on beauty products with private label items rather than national brands.
When Post Holdings conducted a call Monday to announce its quarterly earnings, it also was the company’s first public comment since announcing a deal to buy private label and branded businesses from Hearthside Food Solutions for $158 billion in cash.
A trio of private brands at Walmart are helping increase the credibility of the retailer’s fresh food offerings, according to new insights unveiled in Sightline, a new in-depth report from My Private Brand.
The following stories were the top 10 most-read items posted to the PLBuyer website during the month of April—and we’ve collected them here for quick and easy review. Click through to read the full stories.
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