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Kroger has issued a recall on its Private Selection Sweet Strawberry Sorbet.
Omnichannel is one of the hottest topics in retail today. Econsultancy describes it as “an integrated sales experience that melds the advantages of physical stores with the information-rich experience of online shopping.”
It seems private label sauce categories have plenty of room to grow. Meat sauce/marinade/glaze was up almost 15 percent to $41 million with only a 4 percent share, according to IRI data for the latest 52 weeks ending January 26, 2014.
In order to gain current insight into the best merchandising practices for today’s private label retailers, Douglas J. Peckenpaugh, editor-in-chief of PLBuyer, sought perspective from Jeff Weidauer, vice president, marketing and strategy for Vestcom.
While Stephens has long said that thinking “inside the box” is often appropriate, since answers to 90 percent of retail problems can be found inside the four walls of the store, the new title for his regular column includes that remaining 10 percent. In today’s retail world, we all live “In & Out of the Box.” —DJP
For $1.99, shoppers are now able to purchase a store brand beauty magazine, Discover Beauty Within, at Walgreens and Duane Reade stores.
What makes or breaks a supermarket for shoppers? Consumer Reports' latest survey reveals what shoppers hate.
Walgreens has found an intriguing way to promote its store brands online with its new YouTube series.
Last November Walmart entered the “green” cleaning space with the introduction of Great Value Naturals (GVN), a private brand of all-natural household cleaners.
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.