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Private Label and National Brands - Today's Changing Retail Dynamics

Selected highlights from a recent PLBuyer panel discussion at FMI Connect as part of the Private Brands Summit
By Douglas J. Peckenpaugh
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The playing field for nationally branded and private label retail grocery products has seen a considerable shift in recent years as retailers put more effort into their private label lines, diversifying the types of products offered, getting more involved in the manufacturing process, and sometimes investing in marketing and advertising of private label to varying degrees.


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Private Label and National Brands - A Group Effort

By Douglas J. Peckenpaugh
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As retailers seek to grow their private label portfolios, gaining a stronger footing in existing categories and breaking new ground with fresh penetration into categories that previously didn’t have any private label representation, they inevitably face ongoing competition with national brands.


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Private Label Pet Products Go Upscale

By Jeanette Driscoll
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Pet products have seen relatively flat sales, so retailers are working to develop products that stand out, with health-and-wellness a key premium approach. 


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New Products: March 2014

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Check out the new non-food and food products for March.


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Retailer of the Year: Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods, the 2014 PLBuyer Retailer of the Year, continues to make unprecedented moves in its private labels and overall branding, fueling growth.
By Douglas J. Peckenpaugh
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Whole Foods Market might only currently sit at No. 30 on the PLBuyer Top 35 Private Label Retailers list, but this landmark retailer continues to make moves that will add significant momentum to its business—most notably in the areas of private label and overall retailer branding.


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New Products: January 2014

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This month’s new non-food products include a Pet Latch, Cheddar Blasts pet food and narrow neck PET bottles.


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New Products: December 2013

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This month’s new non-food products include Regenerating Eye Lifting Serum, Sensitive Skin Soap Bars, Cheddar Pet Food, Freezer-Grade Rollstock, and Cardboard Bottles.


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Don't Miss PLMA's Expert Panel on Private Label Pet Care

By Jamie Grill-Goodman
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In conjunction with its expansion of the Pet Care Pavilion for 2013, PLMA announced that a special pet care seminar for exhibitors and retail buyers will be held on Sunday afternoon, November 17.


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Vets Plus, Inc. Invests in Manufacturing Technology, Private Label Jerky for Pets Available

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Vets Plus, Inc. has added production equipment for cold and heat extruded jerky for pets, available for private label. 


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Whole Foods Promotes Private Label Pet Food

By Jamie Grill-Goodman
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Whole Foods Market promotes new private label Whole Paws pet food with free samples and swag in stores. 


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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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August 2014

The August 2014 issue of Private Label Buyer includes articles on non-food grocery items, as well as category insights on store brand spreads, healthcare, and personal care. Check it out today!

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