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David Salazar

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June 2020

Wegmans' house brands meet customer needs in detergent, paper goods and canned food at the retailer's Brooklyn flagship
Store Brands in the Wild feature ventures into CVS Pharmacy to see the revamped Live Better store brand
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October 2020

Retailer's CEO highlighted Kroger's omnichannel strengths and its reinvestment in such customer experience elements as own brands in message to investors

Canadian plant-based shopping platform PlantX Life is partnering with Les Marches Tau Natural Food Stores to launch a line of PlantX private label products

The maker of processing, fermentation and distillation systems is getting into the brewery game to meet demand it has identified in the private label craft beer market

Working with dog food maker Jinx, Petco will be bringing Jinx’s kibble and treats to

Dr. Reddy’s is bringing its store brand equivalent of Pepcid AC back to the U.S. market

The convenience chain has added delivery from Uber Eats, Grubhub and Instacart

The Menomonee Falls, Wis.-based retailer is set to unveil FLX — a specialty athleisure line – in March 2021 with a focus on stylish men and women’s separates

The retailer is debuting pick-up lockers at certain Jewel-Osco stores in Chicago and Safeway stores in the Bay Area

Target is adding Justina Blakeney as its new home style expert to showcase its private home brands

With a rise in shoppers looking for better-for-you snacks and meal solutions, CVS Pharmacy is using its Gold Emblem and Gold Emblem abound private brands to offer what shoppers want

On the heels of opening a new Launch Pad Innovation Center in Utah, Nellson said its capabilities enable its clients to focus on growth rather than operations

The appointment of Green Cures' vice president of product development comes as it opens a new facility that it said would enable it to move into private label sales

The Mad Elf Beer Cheese launch marks Giant's third collaboration with Pennsylvania's Tröegs Independent Brewing and Caputo Brothers Creamery

The collaboration between Amneal and PL Developments marks the third store brand equivalent offering of the arthritis pain treatment

Ingredient producer is highlighting its Bakery Innovation Center, testing and production capabilities

Created to help engage customers with fun, affordable and stress-free shopping experiences, the store is set to feature on-trend products with a highly curated private label assortment

Rite Aid will keep Bartell Drugs operating under its well-known eponymous banner once the $95 million acquisition closes

Numerator has captured its billionth receipt within its Receipt Hog app, which tracks consumer purchasing behavior for major brands and retailers

exterior of an aldi store

Aldi has received the 2020 Green Power Leadership Award, as well as a 2019 GreenChill Store Certification and a Re-Certification Excellence Award for several stores

The EPA's GreenChill program recognized Meijer with a Superior Achievement Award and named one Detroit store Best of the Best among participating stores

The exclusive offers a line of six hair tools with names that include affirmations

September 2020

Including store brand partnerships, Meijer's Supplier Diversity Summit is aimed at giving diverse-owned businesses an opportunity to get their products in front of Meijer merchants and potentially onto the chain’s shelves

Jodi Gatica is Mile High Labs' new vice president of quality, joining the CBD company from Charlotte's Web

The Phoenix-based retailer had seven stores earn the EPA’s Re-Certification Excellence recognition, highlighting each location for renewing its GreenChill store certification for five consecutive years

Two of Kroger's efforts to help shoppers reduce food waste are centered on its private brand offerings

Incisiv’s latest in-store shopper survey found growth among the use of curbside pickup, as well as an emphasis on contactless store pickup

The Pittsburgh-based retailer is launching FlyBuy Pickup, which uses proprietary location data to optimize curbside and in-store pickup

Albertsons has named Omer Gajial to the role of senior vice president of pharmacy and health, per a post on its LinkedIn page

International hospitality group sbe is bringing Therabody’s line of massage devices to its properties

Having hired more than 50,000 employees since March, 7-Eleven is continuing to hire as it looks to support its expanded offerings and growing consumer demand

The program gives employers and their employees access to Walgreens COVID-19 sites, as well as clinical guidance on preventive care

Dr. Reddy is rolling out its olopatadine hydrochloride ophthalmic solution 0.2% and 0.1%, the equivalents to Alcon’s Pataday Once Daily Relief and Pataday Twice Daily Relief

Gateway is bringing three lines of laptops and two tablets to as online exclusives from the iconic PC brand known for its cow-print packaging

James Wolfe has been named senior vice president of design for men’s, boys, accessories and brands at the San Diego based apparel company

The discounter tallied 177,000 customer votes in its second-annual Fan Favorite survey

Green River Distilling's history in Kentucky goes back to 1885, but its newest iteration began as O.Z. Tyler Distilling in 2016, scaling up to product 90,000 barrels of bourbon and rye for private label partners annually

OBX’s scaled-up production of CBN follows its acquisition of Chillmark Labs in June

A new investigative report from CNN is taking a look at potential safety issues with products sold under Amazon’s AmazonBasics private label

Boots has added Revieve’s skin diagnosis and AI recommendation engine to the Boots UK and Boots Ireland websites, giving No7 customers access to the Revieve Digital Beauty Advisor

IQVIA numbers peg sales of brand-name Voltaren Arthritis Pain at $44 million since its launch in May

Perrigo's diclofenac sodium topical gel 1% is the first store brand abbreviated new drug application to be approved by the Food and Drug Administration

Branded, private label prepared foods company offering free groceries for a year to two grand prize winners and a friend, family member or charity of their choice

E-tailer's proprietary wearable and app look to use data to build healthy habits

The company's partnership with nonprofit Beyond Pesticides includes a fundraiser with giveaways, exclusive educational programs and discounts, among other offerings throughout the month

The retailer is unveiling its diclofenac gel, an own-brand equivalent to GSK Consumer Healthcare’s Voltaren Arthritis Pain, and rolling out one-on-one consultations with pharmacists focused on pain management solutions

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