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The August 2013 Issue of Private Label Buyer includes a cover story on "big box [store] mania," Category Insights on diapers and baking products, and more. Check it out today!
Which diaper brands parents elect to buy might be more up to their babies, surmised after the trial and error of seeking out which brands work for each child, but the recession brought on parents’ search for affordable options first, which has benefited private label brands in the subsequent years since.
When shoppers are looking to bake at home, private label is one of the first places they appear to turn.
The frozen food department accounted for $41 billion in sales in 2011, according to Nielsen records compiled for the 2012 PLMA Private Label Yearbook.
A look back at the proceedings of PLBuyer’s PLB 360 conference.
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.
The private label industry posted record high sales of more than $108 billion in 2012.
Smart and Final has been taking advantage of expanded-format stores to add private label products.
For years, if you wanted to find out about what your customers were thinking you could use the traditional research methods – mostly surveys and focus groups. And you could hire some panels for new products.
After a quick trip from Newark to Chicago, I arrived at the Intercontinental O’Hare on June 11 for the PLB360 Conference.
Those of us that watch sports tend are excited by the moment. Rush to the goal line! It’s always a good season for all things sport. Be it soccer, tennis, golf, baseball or football. Most of us are dedicated to the result.
Although I’ve covered food in some respect for 20 years now, I’ve exclusively dedicated the last decade-plus to food’s life after harvest – the infinitely varied forms product manufacturers, chefs and others in the edible world lend to food ingredients en route to appeasing our ever-shifting dietary needs and desires.