Items Tagged with 'general merchandise'

ARTICLES

PLBuyer Index: Private Label Climbs

The Index makes positive moves, with Edible up—but Dairy and General Merchandise see a dip.

August’s 2014 4-week period closed on August 10, right as summer effectively ended for many families as their thoughts turned back to school.


Read More
PLBuyer Index

PLBuyer Index: Spotlight on General Merchandise

General Merchandise has posted a considerable turnaround. As of the 52-week period ending June 16, 2013, it currently resides at 92.7.

 General Merchandise, as measured for the PLBuyer Index, consists of Household items, including batteries, coffee filters, hair accessories, kitchen storage, light bulbs, and office products, among others.  


Read More

Exclusive: OfficeMax Details Latest Private Brand Plans

This week, OfficeMax announced it would expand its private label line of writing products by 75 percent. The changes come nine months after a refresh to its premium brands, TUL and DiVOGA.


Read More

OfficeMax Adds To Private Brand Line

OfficeMax announced Monday that it would expand its private label writing products line by 75 percent, adding new pens, highlighters, mechanical pencils and markers.


Read More

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.


Read More
Category Insights: General Merchandise - Household

Channel Growth Helping Private Label Expand In GM

Household goods showing strength from small segments to large ones.

From batteries to cleaning tools and soap dishes, private label household products continue to make inroads in the general merchandise sections of retailers across the country.


Read More

Fred’s Adding More Private Label SKUs

After a sluggish first quarter of fiscal 2013, Fred’s discount retailer announced that it was committed to its private label, with new items headed to stores in the second quarter.


Read More

RadioShack Private Brands To Enter College Stores

RadioShack has entered into a five-year agreement with NACSORP,a subsidiary of the National Association of College Stores, to offer brand name electronics and exclusive private brand products, including Enercell portable power and AUVIO headphones and Bluetooth speakers, to college store customers.


Read More

RadioShack To Streamline Private Brands

RadioShack CEO Joe Magnacca told analysts this week that the company would enhance its focus on the Radio Shack brand, in part by streamlining its other private brands.


Read More

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

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.

Podcasts

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.

More Podcasts

Private Label Buyer Magazine

PLB November 2014 cover

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!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Private Label Segments

Which segment of private label will see the biggest growth over the next year?
View Results Poll Archive

Clear Seas Research

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications,Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

STAY CONNECTED

facebook_40px twitter_40px  youtube_40pxlinkedin_40pxgoogle+ icon 40px

PLB Marketplace