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The U.S. nail color and care market fared well during the economic slump, a new report from Mintel, “Nail Color and Care -US, January 2013,” found, while private label nail polish removers benefited most.
A pair of reports issued Wednesday show the strength of digital and mobile couponing in retail channels in 2012, and expected growth in 2013.
Looking at the list as a whole, private label food categories had total dollar sales of roughly $11.2 billion.
Kimberly-Clark and Procter & Gamble continue to dominate the disposable baby products category, with 35.4 percent and 33.4 percent, respectively, of all category sales in 2010, according to a March 2011 report from Mintel International Group, Ltd.
Private label diaper sales are down, but there are some bright spots. The diaper and training pants category did not fare well during the late 2000s recession, and although private label offerings gained market share against the national brands, they face stiffer challenges than private label does in other categories.
An annual study from New York-based Ipsos Marketing shows that private label products have been perceived globally as better than national brands each of the past three years, but overall opinions of private label has slipped each year.
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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