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Private Label Products Hot List - Food

Snacks, meal replacements, sugar-free, coffee and convenience all factored into the top dollar sales gains for private label in 2013.
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Nearly 100 private label product subcategories spanning dozens of IRI categories made the cut for the 2013 iteration of the PLBuyer Hot List of foods, comprised of subcategories that saw 10 percent or more dollar sales growth over the course of the year across supermarkets, drugstores, mass market retailers, military commissaries and select club and dollar retail chains the 52 weeks ending December 29, 2013. 

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Consumers increasingly shop for specific retailer private labels

By John N. Frank
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U.S. shoppers increasingly are likely to visit a food retailer specifically for its private label products, according to results of a new survey done in November, 2011, exclusively for PLBuyer by Consumer Science, a Dallas/Fort Worth-based research firm.
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Special Report - The Hot List: Foods

The Hot List: May 2012

By Lynn Celmer
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Looking at the list as a whole, private label food categories had total dollar sales of roughly $11.2 billion. 

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You're the Top

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 Schenectady, N.Y.-based Price Chopper’s director of corporate brands Mike DeJulio says end cap displays can be an effective and useful tool to promote private label products. 

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Eye On The National Brands

By Ed Finkel
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 Kimberly-Clark and Procter & Gamble continue to dominate the disposable baby products category, with 35.4 percent and 33.4 percent, respectively, of all category sales in 2010, according to a March 2011 report from Mintel International Group, Ltd. 

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Category Review: Diapers & Training Pants

A Saggy Bottom Line

By Ed Finkel
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Private label diaper sales are down, but there are some bright spots. The diaper and training pants category did not fare well during the late 2000s recession, and although private label offerings gained market share against the national brands, they face stiffer challenges than private label does in other categories.

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Sustainability Is Important, But Be Wary Of Price

By Chris Freeman
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Retailers and suppliers who want consumers to buy sustainable products need to be wary of the price premium attached to those products.

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Ipsos Report Says PL ‘Formidable Threat To National Brands’

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An annual study from New York-based Ipsos Marketing shows that private label products have been perceived globally as better than national brands each of the past three years, but overall opinions of private label has slipped each year.

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NPD Author: PL Report 'Red Flag' To Retailers

A new report today from the NPD group on private label product use should raise a red flag to retailers, the author of the report said.
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Canned Fruit & Vegetables

Shelf Stable

By Jeff Banowetz
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While sales of fresh fruits and vegetables are on the rise, the canned varieties are relatively flat. The good news is that private label products have gained market share and found success by providing cost-conscious consumers with their pantry staples.
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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.


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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