Cosmetics

Cotton, eyeliner, eye shadow, hair care, lip gloss, lipstick, make-up, mascara, nail polish and wipes.

ARTICLES

Bright Spots in Store Brand Cosmetics

Points of struggle and strength avail themselves in cosmetics
June 30, 2014

As private label struggles to gain traction in the cosmetics category, retailers are offering high-functioning and distinctive store brand products to remain competitive.


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Walgreens Launches Private Brand Beauty Magazine

April 1, 2014

For $1.99, shoppers are now able to purchase a store brand beauty magazine, Discover Beauty Within, at Walgreens and Duane Reade stores.


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New Products: December 2013

December 2, 2013

This month’s new non-food products include Regenerating Eye Lifting Serum, Sensitive Skin Soap Bars, Cheddar Pet Food, Freezer-Grade Rollstock, and Cardboard Bottles.


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Kroger Dives Into Whole Store Private Label

June 20, 2013

For the first time, Kroger discussed private label share of its whole store during remarks Thursday after the release of fiscal 2013 first quarter results.


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BJ’s Wholesale Club Launches Generation Earth

June 19, 2013

BJ’s Wholesale Club said last week it added a new private label line to its portfolio, an environmentally friendly line called Generation Earth.


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Target To introduce Beauty Concierges

June 3, 2013

Target will introduce its Beauty Concierge program in Minneapolis area stores on July 19.


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Target Unveils Sonia Kashuk Fall 2013 Collection

May 17, 2013

Target has announced the Sonia Kashuk Fall 2013 collection, which will be available in stores and online in August.


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Report Shows 40 Percent Savings For Private Label Beauty Products

May 14, 2013

ShopSmart magazine, a production of Consumer Reports, reports in its June issue that shoppers can save 40 percent on beauty products with private label items rather than national brands.


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Consumables Still Driving Family Dollar Sales

April 11, 2013

As Family Dollar reported slowing same-store sales in its fiscal second quarter, its share of consumable sales continued to climb, driven strongly by its private label products.


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Category Insights: Bath & Beauty

April Showers

Premium private label bath products set out to freshen up the category.
April 9, 2013

Innovation and quality improvements in the private label bath and beauty categories are helping to drive consumer acceptance of these products, but bath and beauty lines, such as In-Kind at Safeway and Mirra at Kroger, create more than just an acceptable alternative to national brands.


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July 2014 New Food Products

This month’s new food products include coffee, energy bars, healthy pizza for kids, specialty sauces, Greek yogurt dip, gelato, puffed grain snacks, snack seasonings, and much more.

Podcasts

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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Private Label Buyer Magazine

PLB July 2014 cover

July 2014

The July 2014 issue of Private Label Buyer includes articles on changing retail dynamics as well as category insights on store brand cosmetics and paper products. Check it out today!

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