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IDDBA Trend Takeaways—Retailer Branding Through Value

By Douglas J. Peckenpaugh
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Building value-driven attributes into store brand perishables lines can boost variety and selection, doing much to build shopper loyalty and repeat purchase.


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PLBuyer Index: Days of Moderation and Balance

Rapid growth slows somewhat possibly indicating the beginning of a period of moderation
By Nikki Baird
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April’s 2014 4-week period that closed on April 20 give a fairly complete glimpse of how private label faired during the Easter holiday shopping period.


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Are You Seeing a World Cup Lift?

By Douglas J. Peckenpaugh
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Promotional opportunities abound whenever the World Cup comes around, and savvy retailers will strategically work their own brands into the mix. 


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Private Label Bakery and Deli Shine

We see a strong start for the first quarter of 2014 - particularly for Bakery and Deli.
By Nikki Baird
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The first quarter 2014 has come to a close, and the results are in for private label: a strong start to the year.


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Retail Branding Through Foodservice

In-store foodservice provides a distinct opportunity to bolster retailer branding - and drive revenue growth.
By Douglas J. Peckenpaugh
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Retailers today have begun to morph into lifestyle-based extensions of their shoppers—they aspire to become regular destinations, meeting myriad needs, and are evolving into brands themselves.


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Category Insights: Refrigerated

Hot Trends from the Cold Case

Prepared entrées, soups and sandwiches help retailers compete with restaurants, while refrigerated sides, sauces and more offer points of differentiation from their shelf-stable counterparts.
By Douglas J. Peckenpaugh
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The prepared foods segment promises great things for retail in the coming years.


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Category Insights: Pizza

Private Brand Pizza Inspirations

Retailers will find pizza inspiration in today’s competitive foodservice market—as well as in the products foodservice companies bring to the freezer case.
By Douglas J. Peckenpaugh
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Multiple retail food categories perpetually jockey for position with foodservice, striving to communicate the merits of providing a restaurant-style experience at home while saving money. Few products face this proposition as acutely as frozen pizza.


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PLBuyer Index

2013 Private Label Sales in Review

With cautiously optimistic numbers starting to come to the fore for U.S. economic growth and unemployment, the prospects for private label are more interesting than ever.
By Nikki Baird
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We’re in the midst of the winter holidays, so it’s that time of year to start looking back at the year behind us in anticipation of what the next year will bring.


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PLBuyer Index

PLBuyer Index: Spotlight on Deli

Deli private label merchandise has been on a long upswing, culminating in this month’s very strong performance.
By Nikki Baird
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One of the key categories delivering positive results in the PLBuyer Index this month is Deli.


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Category Insights: Deli

Daring Deli

Deli options get more natural and artisanal, offering shoppers more customization and a high-end shopper experience.
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Today, customer experiences are vital to bringing shoppers into physical stores—and to keep them coming back.


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September 2014 New Food Products

This month's new food products include cane sugars, barbeque sauce, condiments in squeeze bottles, cinnamon snack seasoning, and jalapeno tzatziki, ice cream, herb toasts, corn puffs, instant coffee, coconut water, and a water enhancer.

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

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September 2014

The September 2014 issue of Private Label Buyer includes a convenience channel update, as well as category insights on frozen store brand trends and health and beauty items. Check it out today!

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