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Private Label Gluten-Free Pizza Opportunities

July 22, 2014

Private label stands to gain much by adding targeted high-use gluten-free products to its store brand Bakery/Baked Goods sets.


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ALDI and Lidl Seek Private Label and National Brand Balance

July 7, 2014

Every retail dynamic—dialed down to organization, channel, region, current and aspirational shopper demographics, etc.—has an inherently advantageous mix of private label and national brands in every category. But hitting that sweet spot is rarely a result of happenstance—and it rarely stands still.


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International Store Brand Inspirations

Myriad retailers around the world merit study as U.S. companies seek creative approaches for growing their store brand businesses
June 30, 2014

As any cultural anthropologist worth their salt will tell you, the highly nuanced historical relationship between human societies and their surrounding environments factors greatly into evolutionary progress. In much the same way, the catalysts driving private label retail growth within key retail organizations in various countries around the world has created playing fields with distinctions—and category penetration—not yet seen in the United States.


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Private Eye: Personal Care Potential

Our secret shoppers demonstrate how encouraging product sampling might increase store brand Personal Care penetration
June 30, 2014

Each month, we send out secret shoppers located in various parts of the country to investigate the real-world promotional and merchandising tactics employed by retailers across multiple channels.


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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
June 30, 2014

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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Doug's Drift

Private Label and National Brands - A Group Effort

June 30, 2014

As retailers seek to grow their private label portfolios, gaining a stronger footing in existing categories and breaking new ground with fresh penetration into categories that previously didn’t have any private label representation, they inevitably face ongoing competition with national brands.


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In & Out of the Box

Brands or Products? What Are We Building?

June 30, 2014

Are we brands or a series of comparative products with some unmemorable names on them?


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Are You Seeing a World Cup Lift?

June 20, 2014

Promotional opportunities abound whenever the World Cup comes around, and savvy retailers will strategically work their own brands into the mix. 


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Private Label Pet Products Go Upscale

June 19, 2014

Pet products have seen relatively flat sales, so retailers are working to develop products that stand out, with health-and-wellness a key premium approach. 


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The Story Behind Coffee

June 18, 2014

One of the tools retailers can use in their brand-building is by relating select details of the coffee product’s back story, aspects that make it unique and add value, helping quench shoppers’ thirst for farm-to-table product knowledge.


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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.

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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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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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