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Consumer Reports Finds Store Brand Foods Meet National Brands in Quality

August 27, 2013

More often than not shoppers buying store brands will get products that are at least of the same quality as the national brand alternative, according to a new Consumer Reports study.  


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Weis Markets Launches Latest Price Freeze

July 17, 2013

Weis Markets this week announced the launch of its 11thround of price freezes, effective in all 164 stores.


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Loblaw To Buy Shoppers Drug Mart

July 15, 2013

Loblaw announced Monday morning that it would buy Shoppers Drug Mart for $12.4 billion in cash and stock, uniting the largest grocery chain in Canada with the largest drugstore chain.


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Publix Pushes Private Label For Holidays

July 10, 2013

Publix did an about face in private label promotions for the Fourth of July holiday this year, according to an exclusive study for PLBuyer’s eReport from Chicago-based Market Track Inc.


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De Paoli Takes Reins At Ahold USA

July 9, 2013

If Ahold USA is to forge a path to 40 percent private label penetration by 2016, it will do so with a new leader involved.


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Update: Kroger Buys Harris Teeter, Touts Private Label Lessons To Learn

July 9, 2013

Kroger announced Tuesday that it would buy Harris Teeter in an all-cash deal for about $2.5 billion and immediately said that it planned to keep the Harris Teeter banner and learn from its strong private label program.


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Focus on Digital

Mobile and digital deals everywhere, but where are private brands?

July 3, 2013

During several presentations this past year I have asked everyone in the audience under age 45 to raise their hands in response to two questions. First, “Do you subscribe to a daily newspaper?” And next, “Do you read the food ads and coupon inserts to choose where to shop and what to buy?”


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Safeway Talks Recovery In Private Brands

May 31, 2013

Speaking before the 2013 Citi Global Consumer Conference this week, Safeway Senior Vice President of Finance and Investor Relations Melissa Plaisance talked candidly about the progress the retailer had made in its private brands in recent years.


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Bi-Lo To Buy Sweetbay, Harveys, and Reid's

May 29, 2013

Delhaize Group said Tuesday it would sell its Sweetbay (72 stores), Harveys (72 stores), and Reid's (11 stores) chain of stores to Bi-Lo Holdings LLC for $265 million in cash.


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Food Lion Makes Promotional Splash

May 22, 2013

On the heels of revamping 178 stores in its chain, Food Lion doubled its private label promotions last week from a year earlier, according to a report exclusively for PLBuyer’s eReport by Chicago-based market research firm Market Track.


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September 2013 New Non-Food Products

This month’s new non-food products include soft chews for dogs, bottle labeling technology, skin-care products, eyebrow razors, and baby-safe laundry detergent.

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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April 2014

The April 2014 issue of Private Label Buyer includes articles on Omnichannel, store brand sauces, and more. Check it out today!

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NBB Private Label Foods

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