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Convenience Channel Update

According to NACS (the National Association for Convenience and Fuel Retailing), the U.S. convenience store industry currently consists of over 150,000 stores that account for nearly $700 billion in sales.

Apart from 7-Eleven—which maintains a strong national (and international) presence—the C-store channel today is highly regionalized.


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Retail Branding Through Foodservice

In-store foodservice provides a distinct opportunity to bolster retailer branding - and drive revenue growth.

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: Snacks

Store Brand Snack Culture

Store brand snacks like cookies and salty snacks are currently seeing growth through diversification.

While talk around better-for-you foods continues, a mix of healthy—and less-healthy—snacks is still popular in the snack category.


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PLMA Review - Exclusives

PLMA 2013 - Reflecting Our Culture of Convenience

PLMA offered insight into the many initiatives driving store brand business forward, including cultural influences, convenience and the ongoing balance of value and premium.

PLMA’s 2014 Private Label Trade Show has come and gone, effectively energizing this industry through myriad conversations centered on strategies for the future, sampling and discussion of the scores of interesting new products profiled on the expo floor, and the insight conveyed by educational sessions and other speakers.


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Cover Story

The Top 10 Trends in Private Label

Several targeted approaches to product development—including natural, storytelling, nostalgia and more—will help feed private label’s growth across a diverse set of food and non-food categories over the next year and beyond.

What is your private brand’s story?


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Safeway Rolling Out Private Label Marcela Valladolid Brand

Safeway is rolling out a new private label brand of Mexican food products this September. The company has teamed up with Marcela Valladolid, Food Network host and cookbook author, to create the Marcela Valladolid brand.


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Retailer Profile

Publix—Grocery Gem of the Southeast

By offering a savvy mix of forward-trending and traditional options, Publix should be smartly poised to meet the competition head-on.
Spend any appreciable amount of time in Florida and, chances are, you will find yourself stepping inside a Publix supermarket.
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IMUSA Launches Exclusive International Cookware Line At Target

IMUSA, the leader in Hispanic and ethnic cookware, will be entering Target stores nationwide. IMUSA will roll out an exclusive line of products for the retailer that will enable all to enjoy international cooking.


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Merchandising Report - Ethnic Foods

Bringing International Flavors Home

Each month, PLBuyer brings you a different Merchandising Report, which will give you a snapshot of private label ads and key facts for a particular category or product segment. This issue looks at what is happening in ethnic foods.


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Sour Flavors, Asian Foods On 2013 Trends List

Sour candies, Asian and artisan foods, healthy foods that actually taste good, and popcorn are among the next big trends in the food industry — at least according to the 2013 Top Ten Food Trends list released by Sterling-Rice Group (SRG), a brand strategy firm.


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November 2014 New Non-Food Products

This month's new non-food product are bottles and hair care.

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 October 2014 cover

October 2014

The October 2014 issue of Private Label Buyer includes new perspectives on produce, as well as category insights on pasta, rice, and potatoes. Check it out today!

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