Kitchen Products

Aluminum foil, bags, containers, cups, food storage bags, ovenable, paper plates, plastic bowls, plastic wrap, plastic cups, plastic utensils, plates, trash bags, plastic wrap, plastic storage and zipper bags.

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Category Insight: Store Brand Household Products

Private label trash bags and food storage bags see increased sales and a strong set of desired features.
April 1, 2014

While private label foil and plastic wrap have suffered sales losses as of late, food and trash bags have all seen respectable gains.


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Exclusive Look at Private Label: Great Value Naturals

March 14, 2014

Last November Walmart entered the “green” cleaning space with the introduction of Great Value Naturals (GVN), a private brand of all-natural household cleaners. 


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Inside Store Brand Paper and Plastic Products

Our secret shoppers head to their local retailers to discover details on paper and plastic goods.
March 1, 2014

Private label paper and plastic products boast remarkable shares, showing broad consumer acceptance, further backed by sales increases in each category our shoppers explored.


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PLBuyer Index

Our Seasonal Non-Edible Rollercoaster

Insight into pricing strategies helps make sense of the seasonal swings we’re seeing in Non-Edible store brand products.
January 2, 2014

The total store PLBuyer Index is at 102.2 for the 52 weeks ending November 3, 2013.


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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.
January 2, 2014

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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PLBuyer Index

PLBuyer Index: Spotlight on General Merchandise

General Merchandise has posted a considerable turnaround. As of the 52-week period ending June 16, 2013, it currently resides at 92.7.
August 14, 2013

 General Merchandise, as measured for the PLBuyer Index, consists of Household items, including batteries, coffee filters, hair accessories, kitchen storage, light bulbs, and office products, among others.  


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Category Insights: Paper/Plastic

Paper or Plastic?

Whether paper or plastic, it’s innovative private label disposables that drive sales.
July 3, 2013

The household paper products market rose 9 percent between 2007 and 2012, to $16.9 billion, according to Mintel’s report “Household Paper Products - US - February 2013.” Mintel expects the category to continue to make slow, steady gains, rising eight percent between 2012 and 2017 to $18.3 billion.


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Category Insights: General Merchandise - Household

Channel Growth Helping Private Label Expand In GM

Household goods showing strength from small segments to large ones.
June 4, 2013

From batteries to cleaning tools and soap dishes, private label household products continue to make inroads in the general merchandise sections of retailers across the country.


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Waitrose To Expand Essential Waitrose Range

March 6, 2013

UK grocer Waitrose has announced it will add a record number of products to its £1bn essential Waitrose range in 2013.
 


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IBS Acquisition Strengthens Minigrip Private Label Bags

January 16, 2013

Livingston, NJ-based Integrated Bagging Systems (IBS) has acquired Minigrip, LLC, a member of Inteplast Group and a worldwide leader in the manufacture and sale of reclosable (zipper) bags. 


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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

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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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