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September 2012

The September 2012 Issue of Private Label Buyer
Cover Story - Dollar Store Report

Ringing Up The Sales

Consumables, Private Label Drive Dollar Channel Growth
September 13, 2012
As the U.S. economy plunged into recession in 2008 and consumers began looking for value offerings in different retail areas, a renaissance in the dollar store channel already was under way.

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Category Review - Antibacterial Products

Nothing to Sneeze At

Seasonal Opportunities Available For Antibacterial Private Label Products
September 13, 2012
It once seemed unlikely that anything would stop the antibacterial household products juggernaut.
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Category Review - Packaged Meat

Where's The Beef?

September 13, 2012
Packaged meats need fresher ideas to thrive.
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A Walk Down the Aisle - Breakfast

Breakfast of Champions

September 13, 2012
The breakfast aisle seems to offer consumers quite a bit of choices when it comes to private label these days. Read what else our secret shoppers found that can help you sell more PL breakfast items.
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Private Eye

Corner Office Perspective

September 13, 2012
Longo's Koss says differentiation is imperative today.
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Special Report - Supervalu

Can Essential Everyday Carry The Torch For Supervalu?

September 13, 2012
The flagship private brand for Supervalu will double in product size by the end of fiscal 2013. Will it be enough for the struggling retailer?
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Merchandising Report - Pet Products

Taking Care Of The Family Pets

September 13, 2012
This issue looks at what is happening in pet products.
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Lynn's Lowdown

Quality Time

September 13, 2012
How many times have we seen articles or sat through presentations about how important it is for retailers to work with private label suppliers to ensure product quality? More than a few.
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Thinking Inside the Box

Change In Season Means Change In Merchandising

September 13, 2012
Fall/winter is coming in the Northern Hemisphere and spring/summer in the Southern Hemisphere. This means a change in season and a change in merchandising.
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Catching Up With Chris

Time Running Out On Future Of Supervalu

September 13, 2012
It’s an interesting coincidence that there will be plenty of ink in this month’s magazine devoted to the success of dollar stores and their private label programs and the struggles of Supervalu.
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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.


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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