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Amazon Kindles A Private Brand Fire!

Amazon Kindles A Private Brand Fire!

Christopher Durham October 31, 2011 0

Online mega retailer Amazon has once again pushed the boundaries of Private Brand to their  very edge with the impeneding launch of their new Private Brand e-reader the Kindle Fire. The bold move demonstrates

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Tesco Launches Toy Brand To Take on The Nationals

Tesco Launches Toy Brand To Take on The Nationals

Christopher Durham October 31, 2011 0

This week UK retailer TESCO launched a bid to grab a share of Britain’s £3billion-a-year toy sales. With the launch of their very own Private Brand toy line, Carousel. They hope to take on

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Private Brands Grow In Australia

Christopher Durham October 31, 2011 0

British supermarkets sell three times as much Private Brand products as their Australian counterparts, while in the US, the market is double what it is in Australia. Austalralian retailer Woolworths boss Grant O’Brien unveiled

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Kroger’s Simple Truth: Private Brand Consolidation

Kroger’s Simple Truth: Private Brand Consolidation

Christopher Durham October 30, 2011 53

Over the last year months the US’s largest traditional grocer, Cincinnati based Kroger has quietly introduced the redesign of its store name branded Private Brand products (Kroger, Ralph’s etc.) It has redesigned, relaunched and

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Private Brands Featured In RiteAid Circular

Private Brands Featured In RiteAid Circular

Christopher Durham October 30, 2011 0

This week Harrisburg, Pennsylvania based drugstore Rite Aid this week features its Private Brands in its weekly circular. The third largest drug retailer highlights their brands with a full-page in 16 page flyer. The

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PB CAREERS: Private Label Brand Manager – Ace Hardware

PB CAREERS: Private Label Brand Manager – Ace Hardware

Christopher Durham October 30, 2011 0

Ace Hardware - Oak Brook, IL (Greater Chicago Area) Job Description This diverse role is responsible for defining, executing and managing the vision of Ace Hardware’s seven private label brands. He/she will collaborate with buying and

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Morrison’s Begins The Launch Of Its Update Private Brands

Morrison’s Begins The Launch Of Its Update Private Brands

Christopher Durham October 27, 2011 0

The UK’s fourth largest supermarket chain, Morrison’s announced in June of this year that it would redevelop, redesign and relaunch its entire Private Brand portfolio Private Brand director Belinda Youngs who came to Morrison’s

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Private Brands Go To The Farm at Safeway

Private Brands Go To The Farm at Safeway

Christopher Durham October 27, 2011 0

When I was in Chicago a few weeks ago for the Private Brand Movement Conference I was able to walk the Safeway owned grocer Dominick’s in downtown Chicago so of course I snapped a

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The Seventh Annual Lucerne The Art of Dairy “Red, White and Moo” Art Contest!

The Seventh Annual Lucerne The Art of Dairy “Red, White and Moo” Art Contest!

Christopher Durham October 27, 2011 0

Pleasanton, California-based grocer Safeway and its Lucerne Private Brand announce a Call for Entries for the Seventh Annual Lucerne The Art of Dairy Art Contest to give creative art students the opportunity to showcase

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“It’s a Store Brands World” at PLMA 2011

“It’s a Store Brands World” at PLMA 2011

Christopher Durham October 27, 2011 0

The PLMA 2011 Private Label Trade Show will be held November 13-15 at Chicago’s Rosemont Exhibition Center. The show includes more than 2,000 exhibit booths featuring food, snacks and beverages, kitchen and household products,

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