Todd Maute

 Todd Maute is a partner at New York-based strategic branding agency CBX (, where he is responsible for building retail brands for clients across a number of trade channels including: grocery, drug, discount department stores, pet specialty, consumer electronics, convenience, foodservice, office products, warehouse clubs and auto aftermarket. He can be contacted at:  


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Satisfaction No Longer Motivates

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Brand-led strategy the right approach for retailers in the future.

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Trend Watch - Smaller Formats

Growing Your Business Smaller

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Now that there’s a big-box store of every variety on just about every corner, it’s hard to remember a time when the neighborhood General Store was where people went for all their shopping needs.

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August 2014 New Food Products

This month’s new food products are organic coffee, hatch green chili tzatziki, cultured soy, kernel cooking oils, snack seasoning, thin Swiss cheese, tea and lemonade blend, crispy fish shapes, mole rojo braising sauce, sausage & cheese pita pocket, and chicken club pizza.


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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August 2014

The August 2014 issue of Private Label Buyer includes articles on non-food grocery items, as well as category insights on store brand spreads, healthcare, and personal care. Check it out today!

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