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Evolution of the Discount Channel

Savings and successful private label programs at discount retailers have shown a worthwhile value to many—paving the way for expansion in the discount channel in 2014.
March 1, 2014

Unlike many retail stores, brick-and-mortar shops in the discount channel have been able to successfully evolve during hard economic times—so much so, in fact, to the point that many of the discount retailers are announcing expansion in 2014.


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Family Dollar Executive Changes Keep DeBoer Leading Private Brands

July 11, 2013

As Family Dollar announced fiscal third quarter earnings this week, the company announced changes to its merchandising executive team as well.


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99 Cents Only Delays Filing, Announces Prelim Results

July 1, 2013

The fourth-largest dollar store chain in the U.S., 99 Cents Only, said last week that it would delay the filing of its annual report with the Securities and Exchange Commission, but did provide preliminary results for its fiscal 2013 campaign.


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PLMA Yearbook Shows Slower Growth In 2012

June 27, 2013

Private label growth slowed in 2012 but still outpaced national brands, according to Nielsen data compiled for the PLMA 2012 Private Label Yearbook.


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Family Dollar Talks Total Private Label Sales

June 19, 2013

Family Dollar ranked 30thon the PLB Top 35 list last year, with just shy of $1 billion in estimated private label sales in 2011.


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Dollar General To Alter Private Label SKU Count

June 5, 2013

Dollar General reported record sales for the first quarter of 2013, with same-store sales growing 2.6 percent and total sales up 8.5 percent to $4.2 billion. But CEO Rick Dreiling said a conscious shift by the dollar store chain to add national brand items in the end of 2012 and early in 2013 had an impact on margins. And it’s a trend that Dollar General will look to reverse the rest of the year.


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Dollar Tree Talks Front End Changes

May 29, 2013

After reporting another record first quarter, Dollar Tree CEO Bob Sasser discussed the changes the retailer has implemented in its front end and impulse sections after Easter.


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Family Dollar Private Label Consumables Sales Climb

May 22, 2013

Family Dollar Chief Financial Officer Mary Winston this week told an audience at the Barclay’s Americas Select Franchise Conference that private label and global sourcing were being used to drive gross margin at the dollar store chain.


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Consumables Still Driving Family Dollar Sales

April 11, 2013

As Family Dollar reported slowing same-store sales in its fiscal second quarter, its share of consumable sales continued to climb, driven strongly by its private label products.


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Value Channel Is In The Mainstream

April 10, 2013

Planet Retail U.S. Research Director Sandy Skrovan told a webinar audience Wednesday that value retailers should no longer be considered part of an alternative channel, but as mainstream players.


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April 2014 New Non-Food Products

This month's new non-food products include sunscreen bands, makeup remover, lip balm, jumbo cotton balls, healing ointment, and a shelf-management system for better merchandising.

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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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