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The Editors' Table: September 2014

By Jamie Grill-Goodman and Douglas J. Peckenpaugh
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I am not a soda drinker—unless, of course, I’m out of the country.


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Following The Buzz

Discount Merger a Bargain?

By Jamie Grill-Goodman
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The speculation is over. While talk of a takeover of discount retailer Family Dollar has been circulating for months, a merger has finally been revealed.


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Zenput Explains Mobile App

By Jamie Grill-Goodman
PLBuyer speaks with Zenput about the private label implications of its mobile application, which provides a robust solution to increase compliance and retail execution in stores.
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Private Eye

Store Brand Dairy Delights

Our secret shoppers head to their local retailers to discover new dairy details, pitting private label vs. national brands.
By Jamie Grill-Goodman
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Private label dairy products like whole milk and natural shredded cheese remain behemoths of the industry, with options easily found in almost any store.


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Category Insight: Store Brand Coffee & Tea - Caffeinated Convenience

Single-cup coffee, refrigerated RTD drinks and instant tea are the buzz in caffeinated beverages.
By Jamie Grill-Goodman
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If convenience is a primary theme of private label this year, coffee and tea could easily be main characters.


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Following The Buzz

Better Private Label Meal Planning

By Jamie Grill-Goodman
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By the time you read this, I’ll be on maternity leave, a prospect that has left me looking for ways to expedite my shopping habits.


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Category Insights: Snacks

Store Brand Snack Culture

Store brand snacks like cookies and salty snacks are currently seeing growth through diversification.
By Jamie Grill-Goodman
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While talk around better-for-you foods continues, a mix of healthy—and less-healthy—snacks is still popular in the snack category.


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Defaulting to National Brands

By Jamie Grill-Goodman
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In the several years I’ve spent writing about store brand baby care products, I’ve gathered a stockpile of knowledge of the products available. I know what options exist from store to store, and I know that with a little bit of research and math I could easily find the cheapest diaper available.


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AWG Updates Clearly Organic Private Brand

By Jamie Grill-Goodman

Associated Wholesale Grocers has updated the package design for its Clearly Organic private brand of food and plans to add new products to the line. 


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TreeHouse Foods to Acquire Private Label Manufacturer Protenergy Natural Foods

By Jamie Grill-Goodman
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TreeHouse Foods, Inc. will acquire Protenergy Natural Foods, a developer and manufacturer of private label broth, soups and gravies.


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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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