Monthly Archives: July 2009 »

20% OFF Walgreens Private Brand!

Christopher Durham July 31, 2009 0

National Drug retailer Walgreens is offering their employee discount as a Friends and Family discount for 1 day, July 31, 2009. The promotion includes 15% off eligible store items & 20% on Walgreens or

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In Store Marketing the Last Private Brand Frontier.

Christopher Durham July 31, 2009 0

Adweek published an interesting article today (July 31, 2009) on In-Store Marketing while it is not actually a Private Brand piece it presents some universal truths that are applicable for both retailer and manufacturer

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Saks & Bloomies Focus On Private Brand.

Christopher Durham July 30, 2009 0

This article appeared yesterday July30, 2009 in the Wall Street Journal. Private Brand news has a tendency to focus on grocers and packaged goods but this article demonstrates the growth of Private Brand and

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Nash Finch Launches New Organic Line.

Christopher Durham July 29, 2009 0

Minneapolis based distributor Nash Finch announced the launch of their new Private Brand Nash Brothers Trading Company.   The new brand will feature premium natural and organics. According to the The Nash Brothers Trading Company

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The Future of Private Brand.

Christopher Durham July 29, 2009 0

This article posted to today, July 29, 2009 on the Store Brands Decision website includes a video clip of David Calhoun the CEO of Nielsen and his presentation at the CIES World Food Business

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The Private Brand Prize Patrol.

Christopher Durham July 28, 2009 0

The post below from early June told the story of Daymon Worldwides program to reward it’s associates for private brand use, the following video from You Tube shows the event as it unfolded. In

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Private Brands go Back-to-School at Rite Aid

Christopher Durham July 28, 2009 0

Rite Aid, one of the nation’s leading drugstore chains with more than 4,800 stores in 31 states and the District of Columbia announced today that it will, “tempt frugal shoppers nationwide by offering a

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Should I Stay or Should I Go? Sam’s Choice & Walmart.

Christopher Durham July 27, 2009 3

I try to walk our local Walmart regularly but it had been a few weeks since I was able to walk the store and spend some time in the aisles. I am constantly surprised

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Fresh Soup In Bloom.

Christopher Durham July 27, 2009 0

Salisbury, NC based progressive grocer Bloom, recently launched a new line of fresh soups in their TableTop Meal Solutions Private Brand. The line features a dozen soups ranging from “tempting tomato basil” to southwest

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Private Brand Grows Organically.

Christopher Durham July 27, 2009 0

The Wall Street Journal published an article this morning taking a look at organic foods and Private Brand focusing on the efforts of Supervalu with their Wild Harvest brand, Newflower Market, Sprouts Farmers Market

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