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PLMA’s 2013 Private Label Trade Show was the biggest yet, buzzing with visitors and exhibitors reinforcing a lot of the trends we’ve all heard about throughout the year.
I’ve been gathering copious amounts of information, refining my takes on trends and soaking up as much as I can from the collective powerhouse of private label during PLMA 2013.
A former president of Trader Joe’s is creating a retail concept that repurposes grocery surplus into healthful, prepared, store brand meals.
We continue to capitalize on niche product segments, but the grand-slam home run comes from products that can capably multitask across numerous segments of our society.
One unique aspect of the upcoming PLB 360 Conference that will generate significant buzz is the side-by-side evaluation of private label products and their equivalent branded alternatives.
The National Confectioners Association’s Sweets & Snacks Expo will take place May 21-23 at McCormick Place in Chicago. If you’re planning to check out the more than 3 acres of candy and snacks, make sure to stop by booth 1380 to try chocolate from PRAIM Group, a food licensing, marketing and distribution company.
When jockeying for competitive advantage in any industry, the ability to mine valuable information—and act quickly and judiciously with that knowledge—often factors directly into the bottom line while building your reputation.
A retailer’s branding includes its corporate ethos, and the new grocery concept from actor Wendell Pierce helps point to the future of consciousness-driven businesses.
Many supplier-retailer relationships in private label are kept confidential and quiet, for a variety of reasons. But some suppliers are using their status as a vendor for a major retailer to bring their private brands forward.
This month’s new non-food products include Regenerating Eye Lifting Serum, Sensitive Skin Soap Bars, Cheddar Pet Food, Freezer-Grade Rollstock, and Cardboard Bottles.
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