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After posting higher sales in the first quarter of 2013, PetSmart officials discussed the company’s largest reset in its history, a move that will include almost 1,000 new items, many of them PetSmart exclusive brands.
Family Dollar Chief Financial Officer Mary Winston this week told an audience at the Barclay’s Americas Select Franchise Conference that private label and global sourcing were being used to drive gross margin at the dollar store chain.
In his first conference call with analysts since re-taking the CEO position at JCPenney, Mike Ullman said the struggling retailer would restore private labels as part of its rebound strategy.
Even as business slowed in the first quarter of 2013, private and exclusive brands at Kohl’s continued to sell well, the company announced.
Target Canada has entered into an exclusive partnership with Beaver Canoe, a member of the Roots Canada family, which marks Roots second exclusive collection with Target in Canada.
ESM Magazine reported that Belgian retailer Colruyt will replace more than 50 existing private label lines with one new line called Boni Selection.
A trio of private brands at Walmart are helping increase the credibility of the retailer’s fresh food offerings, according to new insights unveiled in Sightline, a new in-depth report from My Private Brand.
Roundy’s CEO Bob Mariano said this week that the retailer posted record high private label penetration in its first quarter.
As Whole Foods Market reported same-store sales rising 6.3 percent in the fiscal second quarter from a year earlier, the company discussed investments it made in the period.
Bi-Lo supermarkets are bringing in a new private label soda to shelves this spring, but a familiar name in the Southeast.
The following stories were the top 10 most-read items posted to the PLBuyer website during the month of April—and we’ve collected them here for quick and easy review. Click through to read the full stories.
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