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Unlike many retail stores, brick-and-mortar shops in the discount channel have been able to successfully evolve during hard economic times—so much so, in fact, to the point that many of the discount retailers are announcing expansion in 2014.
Private label paper and plastic products boast remarkable shares, showing broad consumer acceptance, further backed by sales increases in each category our shoppers explored.
Whole Foods Market might only currently sit at No. 30 on the PLBuyer Top 35 Private Label Retailers list, but this landmark retailer continues to make moves that will add significant momentum to its business—most notably in the areas of private label and overall retailer branding.
Safeway Inc. is in discussions concerning a possible transaction involving the sale of the company; private brand sales reached an all-time high.
Own brand retailer Topshop will be expanding even further into the US market, including the opening of a flagship New York store on Fifth Avenue.
Target will launch its new exclusive fashion collaboration with Peter Pilotto February 9, offered internationally through Net-A-Porter.com.
According to the September 2013 “Frozen Food Market” report from Transparency Market Research, the global frozen food market is projected to reach $293.75 billion by 2019, up from $224.74 billion in 2012.
Private label nutritional snacks/trail mixes was up 16 percent to $425 million with a 32 percent share, according to SymphonyIRI Group data for the latest 52 weeks ending December 1, 2013.
Supervalu is rebranding all of its banners and will continue its focus on private labels in those banners.
PLBuyer, the authority on private label business, has named Whole Foods Market its 2014 Retailer of the Year.