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Category Insights: Paper Products

Category Insight: Unique Private Label Paper

A focus on quality, innovative designs and national-brand-better performance helps private label paper products soar
By Barbara T. Nessinger
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Private label paper products have performed well over the past year, according to IRI, with dollar sales increases from last year in all categories but one—disposable cups—greater than the national brands.


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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.
By Jamie Grill-Goodman
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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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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.
By Nikki Baird
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The total store PLBuyer Index is at 102.2 for the 52 weeks ending November 3, 2013.


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Category Insights: Paper/Plastic

Paper or Plastic?

Whether paper or plastic, it’s innovative private label disposables that drive sales.
By Jamie Grill-Goodman
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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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BJ’s Wholesale Club Launches Generation Earth

By Jamie Grill-Goodman
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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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KP Tissue Grows Private Label

By Chris Freeman
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KP Tissue reported full-year earnings for 2012 for the first time as a public company, and its CEO pointed to progress in private label in the U.S.


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Pixel Paper Towels

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Global Tissue Group is bringing color to the paper towel category.


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Party Plates

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Aspen Products Inc. is now offering Party Green compostable and microwaveable disposable plates.


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Bathroom Tissue

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Essential Everyday Soft & Strong Bathroom Tissue is free from ink, dye and perfume and is safe for septic and sewer systems.


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Paper Towels

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H-E-B Paper Towels have been repackaged and reformulated to be 50% stronger with new and improved liquid-lock technology.
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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.

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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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