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Hillary Clinton Talks at NACDS Total Store Expo

August 12, 2013

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton addressed attendees at the 2013 NACDS Total Store Expo. 


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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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New Private Label Nonprofit To Launch At NACDS

July 10, 2013

A new nonprofit group, Marketing Opportunities Roundtable Events (MORE) for Private Brand, hopes to help promote cross-channel marketing opportunities in today’s private label industry.


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Destination Walgreens

Through its new and revitalized private label lines – and its combined Well Experience and flagship store concepts – Walgreens is smartly positioned to cater to the multifaceted needs of today’s consumer.
July 3, 2013

Walgreens, based in Deerfield, Ill., is the largest drug retailer in the United States. And once the company completes the second step of its transaction with multinational health and beauty group Alliance Boots, it will become the largest drug retailer in the world.


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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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Metro Posts Flat Sales, Wary Of Competition

April 24, 2013

Metro Inc., the third-largest grocer in Canada, announced Wednesday that quarterly sales dipped slightly from a year earlier, with same-store sales flat.


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New Chairman Highlights Patient Outcomes

April 23, 2013

Following in the footsteps of former NACDS Chairman Greg Wasson, Bob Narveson took to the podium Tuesday for the first time as NACDS chairman to highlight the role community pharmacy would need to play in highlighting patient outcomes.


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NACDS Installs New Officers

April 22, 2013

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores on Monday elected new officers for the 2013-14 campaign, with Bob Narveson of Thrify White Pharmacy elected as the chairman of the board.


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Rite Aid Shows Sales Growth, Private Label Boost In 2013

April 11, 2013

After posting its first full-year profit in nearly six years, according to published reports, Rite Aid announced that it also grew its private label share of goods in fiscal 2013.


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Cover Story: Chain Drugstore Report

Destination Drugstore

PLBuyer takes a deeper look at the top three drugstore retailers in the U.S.
April 9, 2013

Drugstore retailers have come a long way. Today's drugstore is a total shopping destination that includes an array of private label products from premium food and beauty care to environmentally friendly merchandise and pharmacy services backed by OTC products.


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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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