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Private Label and National Brands - Today's Changing Retail Dynamics

Selected highlights from a recent PLBuyer panel discussion at FMI Connect as part of the Private Brands Summit
By Douglas J. Peckenpaugh
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The playing field for nationally branded and private label retail grocery products has seen a considerable shift in recent years as retailers put more effort into their private label lines, diversifying the types of products offered, getting more involved in the manufacturing process, and sometimes investing in marketing and advertising of private label to varying degrees.

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FMI Announces Douglas E. Baker as VP of Private Brands

By Jamie Grill-Goodman
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Today, Food Marketing Institute (FMI) welcomes Douglas E. Baker as its vice president of private brands. 

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FMI and United Fresh Forge Three-Year Commitment for Trade Events

By Jamie Grill-Goodman
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The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and United Fresh Produce Association (United Fresh) announced today a three-year agreement to co-locate the organizations’ respective trade shows: United Fresh 2014 and FMI Connect, the Global Food Retail Experience.
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FMI Research: Private Label 'Integral Part' Of Market Basket

By Chris Freeman
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New research presented this week by the Food Marketing Institute concludes that private label products have become an integral part of the American market basket, and that in many categories, they have become the first choice in pantries and medicine and beauty cabinets.

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Retail Associations Weigh In On Health Care Ruling

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Associations covering retailers nationwide, many of whom have private label programs of all sizes, took the opportunity to weigh in after the Supreme Court ruled Thursday to uphold the Affordable Care Act health care reform bill.

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Values As Important As Value When It Comes To Success

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When it comes to running a successful private brand program, values are just as important as creating value for customers, Ann Rhoades, presidentofPeople Ink, told attendees at the Private Brands Summit at the FMI Show in Dallas on Wednesday. 

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Retailers Need To Look Outside Of Just Private Brands To Succeed

By Lynn Celmer

It’s important for retailers to look beyond just private brands to be successful, Suzy Badaracco, president, Culinary Tides, Inc. told attendees at the Private Brands Summit at the FMI show in Dallas on Wednesday.

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Collaboration Key To Building Strong Private Brands

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Collaboration is key to building strong private brands, experts on a panel speaking at the Private Brands Summit at the FMI show in Dallas on Tuesday told attendees.
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To Compete, You Must Have Unique PL Offerings, Speaker Says

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In categories where growth rates are slowing to flat, we are all asking ourselves where to find top-line growth.
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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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