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The private label business in the United States continues to accelerate, growing in diversity and focus. While consolidation ever changes the look of the playing field, U.S. retailers clearly see the strength in promotion and development of their store brands.
Diversity is often unintentionally associated with complexity in the execution of retail product development and/or branding.
Store counts are up—approaching 150,000 U.S. units at the end of 2012, per NACS. And store formats are changing, often skewing in favor of larger footprints and clean, modern redesigns.
Which retailers really understand how to maximize private label promotions through new media?
A deep look at the three largest warehouse club stores in the United States: Costco, Sam’s Club, and BJ’s.
Smart and Final has been taking advantage of expanded-format stores to add private label products.
Walgreens, based in Deerfield, Ill., is the largest drug retailer in the United States. And once the company completes the second step of its transaction with multinational health and beauty group Alliance Boots, it will become the largest drug retailer in the world.
After a period of economic struggles and social upheaval, the landscape for private label in the Middle East has not changed much according to analysts in and around the region.
For the second year in a row, the private label industry will gather in June in Chicago to talk, listen, and learn about the world they live in and the role private label is playing in a variety of ways.
Over the course of a surprisingly rainy and overcast day in Henderson, Nev., a small group of retail buyers gathered in a room during the ECRM Private Brand Health and Beauty Care trade show to talk about their business.