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Retailer dedicates beautiful merchandising and a lot of space to its thriving furniture exclusives.
Dan Ochwat, executive editor of Store Brands, shares his Aldi advent calendar experience, and wishes the private label industry a wonderful holidays before things get too crazy.
With the NCAA now allowing college athletes to make money from their likeness, regional retailers could benefit from a store brand partnership.
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The marketing arm of EIQ earned top honor as “Digital Team of the Year” from Folio.
During Q3 financial report, retailer called out Home Chef as the next store brand to hit $1 billion, said its private brands ease 1 in 4 consumers concerned about money.
The Broyhill and Real Living lines doubled sales in Q3; apparel generated more than $200 million on a two-year comparison.
Data shared by Catalina show private brand sales in cough and cold are way up compared with dollar sales in 2020 and 2019.
Retailer expertly leverages influencers to promote own brands; Giovanna Dimperio, senior director of digital at H-E-B talks with Store Brands.
The Dick’s Sporting Goods women’s apparel line is losing the celebrity partner that helped launch it.
Chris Smith will join the company, leading a $33 billion business unit.
Retailer touted some of the new items, including chocolate ornaments that magically become hot cocoa.
Acquisition of Toronto-based platform can get private brands in front of the right shoppers such as items for those with food allergies.
Juan De Paoli joined the retailer this month as vice president of Our Brands, Kroger.
E-commerce retailer acquired a popular ultrafast delivery company in New York.
From sweatshirts to cornhole sets, the grocer updated its company store with Publlix-branded items.
Jan. 19, 2022 kicks off a slate of events, starting with a virtual forum on nonfood products driven by the pandemic such as pet products, personal care items, home goods and more.
Grocer has a submission process open through Dec. 6, asking suppliers within its five-state region to submit for a chance to present virtually in 2022, including whether the companies produce for private label.
Post Holdings' private label ready-to-eat cereal business and its 8th Avenue private brand subsidiary saw solid sales increases for the quarter.
Three new industry leaders step into board positions as three others step away.
Bakery producer said store brand sales declined due to a consumer shift toward branded retail products.
Owned brands such as the new Kindfull pet brand added to a streak of Q3 sales gains that go back to 2019, as all five core merchandising categories saw huge sales gains in the latest Q3 2021 report.
A leader in store brand beverages in the U.S., Lassonde Industries reported labor shortages and inflation impacted the quarter.
Amid a near double-digit rise in same-store sales for the quarter, the retailer also said its inventory is ahead of expectations for the holidays, including its recent exclusives.
Private brand food and beverage partner finds barbecue has emerged as the world’s top trending flavor for snacks, meats and more.
While it started with sponges and toothpaste, the new store brand will expand further into personal care and household categories in the coming months.
Retailer adds a robust food line to its portfolio that includes the premium Pacific Coast Selections line and a dairy program.
PLMA has set a new date for spring of 2022, this is the second time the COVID-19 pandemic has caused the show to cancel.
Healthy Extracts is giving influencers with more than 500,000 followers a way to develop a private label product.
Retailer launched Albertsons Media Collective as a tool for branded CPGs but will utilize to promote private brands, too.
Items are included in a promotion that could earn shoppers a free turkey.
Inflation, supply chain shortage cause diaper prices to increase but Kroger aims to counter that with a reintroduction of its Comforts brand.
PlantPlus Foods accelerates plant-based protein production across North and South America.
Candy company bolsters salty snack business with $1.2 billion acquisition.
More than 400 unique items from holiday-inspired toys, costumes and more for dogs, cats and small animals to be featured in its Merry Makings at Petco branded collection.
A Sam's Club food truck with own brand holiday treats will travel to locations, while five stores get big parking lot celebrations.
Retailer curated unique own brand gifts for the holidays and talks wine.
In line with very strong Q3 sales results, especially in its snacking and beverage and meal preparation divisions, the TreeHouse board approved a measure to explore selling the company.
COVID-19 vaccinations helped drive foot traffic and cash register rings at the front of the store.
Shelley Balanko, SVP, The Hartman Group, talks with Store Brands about the company’s Brand Ambition study.
The association has partnered with IRI and its Unify platform to provide members and retailers numbers usually only companies with large research budgets can get.
The founder of the WISE organization and current president of the PLMA won a new award from WISE and Store Brands, as part of the Top Women in Store Brands awards.
Working alongside The Coupon Bureau, media company becomes the first to standardize print and digital coupons — including mobile offers, connected TV coupons and more.
Retailer rounds up 51 private brand products perfect for the holiday, also addresses the supply chain ahead of the holidays.
Meet the nine winners that made great strides across the private brand industry, despite the pandemic.
New leader has experience overseeing merchandising at the company as well as Family Dollar and Delhaize.
New hire, promotion and facility expansions show growth in the newly acquired company.
Sam’s Club, Walmart debut an exclusive and bold eyewear collection inspired by and from The Rocket Man himself, Elton John.
Distributor signed on a popular Los Angeles-based market with own brands and a cafe experience.
Petco has unveiled a boutique dedicated to its urban-inspired store brand in NYC.
Results from last month’s shopper survey revealed, ranking their favorite Natural Grocers Brand products.
The private brand supplements company debuted the products at SupplySide West this week, along with a new website.
Company revealed a range of private label offerings during its annual trade show.
Association said pandemic impacts on the retail and events industry caused a year-end dissolution.
The meal service acquired by Kroger, sold exclusively inside Kroger stores, had its biggest sales year yet.
Club chain tapped the head of digital at H-E-B to become its new CMO, saying a key initiative is to drive private brand growth.
Touting demographic research, omnichannel opportunities, firm released findings from its “Consumer Sentiment Report,” and feelings toward private brands in the months ahead are very optimistic.
Hardware chain has doubled its gift zone, expanded its Holiday Living own brand decorations, as part of its “Make More” holiday campaign.
Rural retailer reported its sixth consecutive quarter of double-digit comparable-store sales growth.
Company becomes Rubix Foods to honor its evolution into multiple areas.
Members of U.S. House Judiciary Committee delivered a letter to the desk of Andy Jassy, CEO of Amazon, questioning its private label tactics and testimony in last year’s hearing.
Retailer reported a strong second quarter, highlighted by its aggressive omnichannel strategy and store brand penetration.
PLM solutions company for private label and branded manufacturers reaches high customer mark.
Popular discount chain shared what’s trending in the category in a recent podcast, paired that with a limited-time red wine release.
Latest Reuters report joins earlier Wall Street Journal, U.S. House Judiciary Committee dives into the retailer’s private label practices.
FDA released official guidance and a target date for food manufacturers, branded and own brand, to reduce sodium levels in their products.
The driver of Amazon’s private label fresh Amazon Kitchen brand joined the company as its chief commercialization officer in January.
The platform, already working with Albertsons on efforts that can increase its own brand presence, introduced new shopping features and ad campaign.
Available to gamify a private brand beer, the tech company out of Australia has enabled a way for consumers to scan and play using augmented reality, while also adding buying and branding features.
An easier way to get Member’s Mark wines at home is part of a broad holiday shopping, dining event underway.
The leading packaged grocery deliverer has acquired a platform to integrate foodservice delivery, building bigger online baskets for supermarkets.
The Private Label Manufacturers Association held its two-day Washington Conference virtually this week.
The private label partner in the coffee space said it’s the first to introduce a packaging style like this — available to retailers for store brand development — amid other eco-friendly initiatives.
Nine deserving women from various facets of the industry to be recognized virtually Nov. 4 and in the upcoming October print edition of Store Brands.
The retailer has a limited-time only store brand pasta with leading Boston Bruins hockey player, who goes by “Pasta.”
First-ever social poll with Buzzfeed follows the retailer’s store brand favorites contest as chosen by associates.
Despite a drop in sales results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2021, the home goods chain is optimistic about its store brand strategy and performance.
With a slate of store brands, Hungryroot, a growing e-grocer adds to the c-suite, following a multi-million dollar funding round this summer.
Ahead of its release next week, Store Brands shares insights from FMI’s latest Power of Private Brands report, measuring store brand success and outlining opportunities going forward.
The retailer released its latest celebrity curator of own brand and exclusive items for its House of Curators program.
The chain is inspiring early purchases of its exclusive owned brand and branded products via a “Deal Days” event and new price-matching program just for the holidays.
Krishnakumar Davey of IRI sits down with Store Brands to discuss inflation challenges and the private brand opportunity within.
Retailer launches exclusive Juicy Couture collection for fall and throughout the year with women’s, kid’s and accessories items.
September cover story goes inside Foxtrot’s private brands as it looks to shake up the convenience channel and highlights other fellow disruptors.
CEO Giles Hurley addressed a plan to grow the chain’s market share throughout the United Kingdom over the next two years, including a pilot of a checkout-free store.
Proprietary data from store brand beverage producers, NielsenIQ show sugar-filled drinks on the decline, healthy ones on the rise.
Two leaders in compost and biodegradable products highlight advancements in coffee and tea, and address other areas where retailers can step up and lead through store brands.
Private brand pet food manufacturer added the top talent to bolster its supply chain and procurement operations.
The retailer’s store brand clothing and own brand tech products could lead the Amazon department store, as would technology innovations in-store, per an article in the Wall Street Journal.
Panelists from Casey’s, Walgreens, Rouses Markets and The Giant Company headline sessions at the Store Brands Industry Forum on Beverages.
The association updated its website with new dates, pushing the Nov. 14-16 event into the new year.
Ahead of the organization speaking at the Store Brands Industry Forum on Beverages on Sept. 29, Abby Ayers talks with Store Brands about its roots in coffee, new steps in dairy and more.
The retailer has a huge range of 100% certified fair trade products across cocoa, coffee and seafood.
Store Brands Industry Forum on Beverages features speakers on the growing coffee and tea categories from Boxed, Club Coffee and TXB.
A panel dedicated to the dairy category at the upcoming Store Brands Industry Forum on Beverages includes speakers from Albertsons, Dairy Management Inc. and Fair Trade USA.
Retailer is introducing nearly 75 pumpkin-inspired products this fall season.
Private brand producer has expanded in Arizona, enabling it to grow its output of wet wipes in a variety of pack sizes.
The retailer is partnering with RangeMe on a call for suppliers, including private label manufacturers.
Global ingredient company that just expanded into pet food private label, further expands in China with flavor facility.
Research firm says store brand premium alcohol and more in private brand beverages has yet to be tapped.
Leader in nutritional foods for humans has acquired a majority stake in four private brand leaders as it eyes the $110 billion pet food space.
Innit partners with Google Cloud, collaborating on ways grocers can reach shoppers with its own brands, Innit CEO Kevin Brown told Store Brands.
Retailer’s release of more than 140 private brands show immediate impact in company’s grocery and general merchandise sales; company also introduced handmade breakfast items.
Representatives from Casey’s, TXB and Walgreens join an early list of panelists to speak at the virtual Store Brands Industry Forum on Beverages on Sept. 29.
GPM Investments, a subsidiary of Arko, is hosting its first Open Buying Day, and suppliers have until Sept. 5 to apply to pitch.