Items Tagged with 'merchandising'


Focus on Merchandising: ECRM Insights

Price Savings Help, But Quality Also Drives Spring Sales

July 3, 2013

Spring sales of private label deli and frozen items were up this year from the same time in 2012. According to the most recent data from IRI, sales in both categories showed strong private label gains as share rose between 2 percent and 5 percent in each category from the previous year.

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Retailers Relax Private Label Promotions

May 15, 2013

A majority of large retailers trimmed their private label promotions last week from the same time a year ago, according to a report exclusively for PLBuyer’s eReport by Chicago-based market research firm Market Track.

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Perishables Strength Among Walmart Private Brand Insights Unveiled

May 10, 2013

A trio of private brands at Walmart are helping increase the credibility of the retailer’s fresh food offerings, according to new insights unveiled in Sightline, a new in-depth report from My Private Brand.

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Target Doubles Private Label Promotions

May 8, 2013

Pressing forward with its private label plans, Target doubled the amount of private label promotions it had last week from a year earlier, according to an exclusive report for PLBuyer’s eReport from Chicago-based market research firm Market Track.

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HEB Makes Big Private Label Promotion Move

May 1, 2013

HEB pushed forward last week with a major increase in private label promotions, according to Chicago-based market research firm Market Track in an exclusive report for PLBuyer’s eReport.

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Retailers Ramp Up Promotions

April 24, 2013

A majority of the retailers followed by Chicago-based market research firm Market Track showed increases in private label promotions from a year ago, the company said in a report done exclusively for PLBuyer’s eReport.

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Exclusive: April Starts On Private Label Promotion High

April 10, 2013

More than two-thirds of retailers followed by Chicago-based market research firm Market Track exclusively for PLBuyer’s eReport showed increases in private label promotions last week from a year ago.

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Hy-Vee's Promotes Angus Reserve With Beef Contest

April 9, 2013

Hy-Vee is hosting the 100 percent Natural Angus Reserve Beef Contest to promote its Hy-Vee Angus Reserve beef.

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Private Eye: Beverages

Beverage Battle

Our secret shoppers head to their local grocers to find out what’s happening in beverages
April 8, 2013

Bottled water is the 11th largest category in private label, with $1.9 billion in sales and a 28.8 percent share of the category, according to Nielsen records compiled for the 2012 PLMA Private Label Yearbook.

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Tesco Launches Price Comparison Coupon

March 11, 2013

Tesco on Monday launched the first automatic price comparison coupon in the United Kingdom, one cover its branded and private label products.

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July 2014 New Food Products

This month’s new food products include coffee, energy bars, healthy pizza for kids, specialty sauces, Greek yogurt dip, gelato, puffed grain snacks, snack seasonings, and much more.


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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July 2014

The July 2014 issue of Private Label Buyer includes articles on changing retail dynamics as well as category insights on store brand cosmetics and paper products. Check it out today!

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