- Baby Non-Food Products
- Baking/Cooking Staples
- Household Products
- Kitchen Products
- Paper Products
- Personal Care
- Pet Products
- RESEARCH & AWARDS
While private label foil and plastic wrap have suffered sales losses as of late, food and trash bags have all seen respectable gains.
Last November Walmart entered the “green” cleaning space with the introduction of Great Value Naturals (GVN), a private brand of all-natural household cleaners.
Private label paper and plastic products boast remarkable shares, showing broad consumer acceptance, further backed by sales increases in each category our shoppers explored.
The total store PLBuyer Index is at 102.2 for the 52 weeks ending November 3, 2013.
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.
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.
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.
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.
UK grocer Waitrose has announced it will add a record number of products to its £1bn essential Waitrose range in 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.