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A visit to Tesco – What do you think?

A visit to Tesco – What do you think?

Christopher Durham November 30, 2011 0

This is the third in a series of retailer specific store visit based posts that came from my recent trip to London. Tesco is a global grocery and general merchandise retailer headquartered in Cheshunt,

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Celebrate With Award Winning Private Brand Wine From Aldi

Celebrate With Award Winning Private Brand Wine From Aldi

Christopher Durham November 30, 2011 0

Just in time for holiday celebrations and dinner parties, BATAVIA, Illinois based discount grocer ALDI announces its line-up of award-winning international Private Brand wines, including six that received medals from the Beverage Testing Institute

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Harrods: The Premium Private Brand Experience

Christopher Durham November 29, 2011 0

This is the second in a series of store-focused posts that came as a result of my recent trip to London, this one features the iconic London luxury department store Harrods. The department store

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PB CAREERS: Director Product Development Private Brands

PB CAREERS: Director Product Development Private Brands

Christopher Durham November 29, 2011 0

Job ID: 66186BR Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) serves customers and members more than 208 million times per week at more than 8,600 retail units under 59 different banners in 15 countries. With fiscal

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PB CAREERS: Senior Product Manager, Private Label Worldwide – Amazon

PB CAREERS: Senior Product Manager, Private Label Worldwide – Amazon

Christopher Durham November 29, 2011 0

Job ID:  158853 Location:  US-WA-Seattle Posted Date:  11/11/2011 Amazon Corporate LLC Job Description Do you have an obsession for customers and a strong interest in CE? Do you have proven analytical capabilities, exceptional communication,

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PLMA 2012 Annual Meeting & Leadership Conference

PLMA 2012 Annual Meeting & Leadership Conference

Christopher Durham November 29, 2011 0

The dates and venue are set for PLMA’s 2012 Annual Meeting and Leadership Conference. The event will be held on March 22-25 at Turnberry Isle in Aventura, Florida. The theme for the Leadership Conference

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How to Get Kicked Out of A Sainsbury’s?

How to Get Kicked Out of A Sainsbury’s?

Christopher Durham November 28, 2011 4

The first in my series of Private Brand snapshots from my trip to London finds me in the Sainsbury’s in Fulham Broadway Retail Centre, my wife and I actually stumbled upon the store after

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“Get Your Scrant on.” with Private Brand Paper

“Get Your Scrant on.” with Private Brand Paper

Christopher Durham November 28, 2011 0

Yesterday, office supply retailer Staples announced that its website Quill.com has reached a licensing deal with NBC Universal to create a Private Brand using the Dunder Mifflin brand name made popular on the popular

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Private Brand, Safeway & World Class Hiring

Private Brand, Safeway & World Class Hiring

Christopher Durham November 28, 2011 0

Over the last few years Private Brands have been significantly more than just a tactically lever for retailers to increase margin and drive profitability. Private Brand has become one of the key strategic pillars

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Own Label Meets Private Brand in London

Own Label Meets Private Brand in London

Christopher Durham November 27, 2011 4

My wife and I returned to the U.S. yesterday afternoon, after 4 days in London England, where I spoke at the Own Label Show. The show compact by American standards still boasted an enthusiastic

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