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The Editors' Table

By Douglas J. Peckenpaugh
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Years ago, the first time my wife offered me a peanut-butter-filled pretzel from Trader Joe’s, I initially hesitated… I love peanut butter, and I love pretzels, but together?


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PLMA Live! Interviews Doug Rauch, Former President of Trader Joe’s

By Jamie Grill-Goodman
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In a new PLMA Live! exclusive, Doug Rauch, former president of Trader Joe's for more than a decade explains how Trader Joe's created a great private label program and tells about his newest retail venture, The Daily Table.


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New Retail Concept Focuses on Store Brand Prepared Food

By Douglas J. Peckenpaugh

A former president of Trader Joe’s is creating a retail concept that repurposes grocery surplus into healthful, prepared, store brand meals.


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PLMA Reveals 2013 Private Label Trade Show Speakers

By Jamie Grill-Goodman
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PLMA today announced that John Shields, who helmed Trader Joe’s from 1988-2001, will keynote its 2013 Private Label Trade Show, speaking at the opening breakfast on Nov. 18. Robyn Waters, who was Target’s visionary architect of products and design from 1993-2003 will speak on Tuesday, Nov. 19.
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Following The Buzz

The Millennial Shopper

By Jamie Grill-Goodman
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The other day I took an online quiz from the Pew Research Center: “How Millennial Are You?” After taking the quiz, you can see how others have answered. One result showed that 31 percent of Millennials have received 50 or more text messages in the last 24 hours, showcasing why mobile coupons are important.


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Doug's Drift

Awaken To New Opportunities

By Douglas J. Peckenpaugh
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Although the breakfast cereal market maintains a strong perennial presence, sales have remained flat for years, and consumption continues to decline.


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Trader Joe’s Announces Recipe Contest

By Jamie Grill-Goodman
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Trader Joe’s is running the “Stick It!” Trader Joe’s 2013 HIIP (Highly Innovative Ingredient Pairing) Recipe Contest until May 22nd.


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Trader Joe's Shoppers Favor Private Label

By Jamie Grill-Goodman
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In a new video on PLMALive! David Merrifield reports that Trader Joe's recently assembled a list of its most popular products and private label featured prominently on that list.


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Retailer Profiles

The World According to Trader Joe’s

A look inside the tireless cultural phenomenon—yesterday and today—including its notable take on private label.
By Douglas J. Peckenpaugh
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Back in the late 1950s, before the Hawaiian shirts, cedar planks and hidden parrots, there was Pronto Market—more of a convenience-store concept, with units scattered around greater Los Angeles that, beyond beer, wine and liquor, added specialty attractions like house-packaged nuts and cheeses, as well as fresh-squeezed orange juice.
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Pumpkin Spice Tea Latte Mix

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Trader Joe's Pumpkin Spice Flavored Chai Tea Latte Mix is Kosher certified and contains no artificial colors, flavors or preservatives.


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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.

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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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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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