The Private Label Manufacturers Association (PLMA) and the trade publication Private Label magazine are seeking nominations for the 2011 Class of the Private Label Hall of Fame. Qualified nominees should be career Private Brand professionals -living or deceased- who have contributed to the growth of store brands in the consumer marketplace. Nominees may come from the retail, wholesale, manufacturer, supplier, and service communities. Winners will join past Hall of Fame Private Brand icons including: Dave Nichols – Loblaws Supermarkets, Peter Schwartz – Daymon Worldwide, Sir Teary Leahy – Tesco, Joe Columbe – Trader Joe’s, Karl & Theo Albrecht – Aldi and Jim Sinegal – Costco.
Ballots are due by Monday, January 17th and should be sent to Kurt Goldschmidt at PLMA in NYC. Download the Nominating Ballot to nominate a Private Brand professional.