Stores with typically small to medium formats and typically limited product categories and ranges, foodservice, and gasoline.


Stores of varying formats and product categories with primary emphasis on value pricing.


Stores with typically small to medium formats with primary emphasis on prescription drugs and OTC/healthcare, personal care and cosmetics, but can also offer a range of grocery products and/or foodservice.


Stores of varying formats with primary emphasis on a moderate to wide selection and range of traditional grocery categories, but can also offer prescription drugs, personal care, and more.

Mass Merchandisers

Stores with typically large formats typically offering a wide range of product categories.


Integration of retailing across all possible sales platforms including online, print media, television, radio, direct mail and/or brick-and-mortar stores.

Specialty Grocery

Stores with typically small to medium formats with primary emphasis on limited to moderate selection of specialty grocery categories including ethnic, gourmet, local, natural and/or organic.


Stores with typically large formats often requiring annual membership fees with primary emphasis on limited selection of bulk/wholesale quantities in a wide range of product categories.



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August 2014 New Food Products

This month’s new food products are organic coffee, hatch green chili tzatziki, cultured soy, kernel cooking oils, snack seasoning, thin Swiss cheese, tea and lemonade blend, crispy fish shapes, mole rojo braising sauce, sausage & cheese pita pocket, and chicken club pizza.


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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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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