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Riteway Launches Riteway Fresh

Riteway Sales and Marketing, based in Lakeland, Florida, announced Monday the launch of Riteway Fresh, its new fresh division targeting the Southeast market. 

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Kroger Dives Into Whole Store Private Label

For the first time, Kroger discussed private label share of its whole store during remarks Thursday after the release of fiscal 2013 first quarter results.

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Cover Story: Private Label Deli

Expanding Our Deli Horizons

Retailers bring sophistication to private label offerings, making deli departments into a destination.

For an increasing range of food-savvy consumers, the days of approaching the supermarket deli with a mindset of simply “1 pound of sliced ham, 1 pound of sliced turkey, half-pound of sliced American cheese, 1 pound of potato salad” have started drifting into mere memory.

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Ready Pac CEO Retires

Ready Pac Foods President and CEO Michael Solomon announced his retirement Friday after five years at the helm.

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Waitrose To Expand Essential Waitrose Range

UK grocer Waitrose has announced it will add a record number of products to its £1bn essential Waitrose range in 2013.

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PMA Produce Pavilion Returns For Second Year At NGA

The Produce Marketing Association (PMA) is once again preparing to partner with the National Grocers Association (NGA) with an expanded presence at their 2013 show. The NGA Show will take place February 10-13 at the Mirage Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Future Bright In Private Label Perishables

The private label perishables arena is not so private anymore. With more retailers leveraging store brands as they seek to increase margins and differentiate their offerings from those of competitors, private label selections are becoming increasingly prominent in an expanding number of outlets.

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Sainsbury CEO: PL Keeps Brands Honest

In an interview this month with a BBC radio broadcast called The Bottom Line, Sainsbury CEO Justin King said private label grocery products help keep national brands honest by offering consumers a true choice on the shelves.

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Gourmet Salad Blends

Freshway Foods announces a new gourmet salad line, The Culinary Garden.

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Walk Down the Aisle: It's in the bag

PLBuyer secret shoppers sent to four stores across the country in late summer found more private label produce offerings than they did branded produce.

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November 2014 New Food Products

This month's new food products are Flours, crepes, lollipops, several candy items, pancakes, dip, fish, raisins, pizza, almond milk, peanut butter, and a breakfast bowl.


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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November 2014

The November 2014 issue of Private Label Buyer - its last issue - includes articles about the retailer as manufacturer and OTC/healthcare items, as well as category insights on pizza and household goods. Check it out today!

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