Design Excellence Awards

The annual PLBuyer award program honoring the best packaging design results and strategies in the private label industry.


PLBuyer Announces Design Excellence Awards Finalists

October 18, 2012

The second year of PLBuyer’s Design Excellence Awards brought in more than 100 submissions over 16 categories, giving our quartet of judges plenty to think about over the course of a September day.

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Design Excellence Awards

March 29, 2012
After much deliberation, our panel of private label design stars have voted on the finalists for PLBuyer’s all-new Design Excellence Awards!

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The package is the message

March 29, 2012
PLBuyer this year assembled an all-star panel of private label designers to judge its Design Excellence Awards for private label packaging. While judging, our panelists spent some time discussing significant developments in private label packaging.

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PLBuyer's 2011 Design Excellence Award winners

March 27, 2012
PLBuyer recently announced that winners have been selected in 14 individual product categories for its first Design Excellence Awards. A Best of Show winner, Sam’s Club, also was named.Winners were
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PLBuyer Announces 44 Design Excellence Award Finalists

November 3, 2011

Forty-four private label products have been voted finalists in PLBuyer’s Design Excellence Awards, celebrating the best in private label packaging.

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Coming with a clear, comprehensive plan was the key to success for Longo Brothers Fruit Markets when the grocer decided to roll out a two-tier private label strategy, Jenny Longo and Robert Koss tell PLBuyer editor Chris Freeman in this podcast.

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The April 2014 issue of Private Label Buyer includes articles on Omnichannel, store brand sauces, and more. Check it out today!

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