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