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PLMALive! Nielsen, Trends & More!

PLMALive! Nielsen, Trends & More!

Christopher Durham February 19, 2012 0

Take a look at the latest edition of PLMA Live! theweb-based video magazine from the Private Label Manufacturers Association that examines the latest Nielsen statistics, retail trends, store promotions and more

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British Private Brands Win Design Effectiveness Awards

British Private Brands Win Design Effectiveness Awards

Christopher Durham February 19, 2012 0

Good design means good business and unfortunately over the last twenty of Private Brand history good design has been almost non existent and good business meant “knocking-off” a national brand for less. However in

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Randy Skoda Named President, CEO of Topco

Randy Skoda Named President, CEO of Topco

Christopher Durham February 19, 2012 0

The Board of Directors of Topco Associates LLC announced today that it unanimously approved the appointment of Randall J. “Randy” Skoda as the company’s President and CEO. Skoda, 49, has served as Interim President

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Gwyneth Paltrow the Face of Austrian Private Brand: SPAR Veggie

Gwyneth Paltrow the Face of Austrian Private Brand: SPAR Veggie

Christopher Durham February 16, 2012 0

More and more people are consciously deciding to reduce their meat consumption and have one or two meat-free days each week. For these so-called flexitarians or semi-vegetarians SPAR Austria with the help of actress

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M Kitchen Vegetarian from Morrisons

Christopher Durham February 16, 2012 0

To combat “bland and uninteresting” vegetarian options, British retailer Wm Morrison Supermarkets launched Private Brand vegetarian meals to enhance its M Kitchen brand. The M Kitchen chefs created a mouth-watering selection of vegetarian dishes,

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Safeway Announces “Search for Our Next Chef” Private Brand Competition

Safeway Announces “Search for Our Next Chef” Private Brand Competition

Christopher Durham February 15, 2012 0

Pleasanton, California based grocer today announced a first-of-its-kind competition in which chefs from across the nation will compete for a job with the Safeway Culinary Kitchens and have their recipe included in the Private

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Private Brand Sweet Dreams At Bi-Lo

Private Brand Sweet Dreams At Bi-Lo

Christopher Durham February 15, 2012 7

Regular readers may remember that I grew up in Greenville, SC or more specifically a suburb of Greenville, Mauldin. My parent’s home was a little more than a mile from the BI-LO headquarters so

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Walgreens Promotes Private Brands with a $10,000 Sweepstakes

Walgreens Promotes Private Brands with a $10,000 Sweepstakes

Christopher Durham February 14, 2012 0

Deerfield, Illinois based Walgreens has introduced a promotion to drive trial of their Private Brands and increase trip frequency. Customers may enter the Walgreens Health & Wellness Sweepstakes at the stand-alone website walgreensbrandsaveandwin.com. At

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PB CAREERS: Director, Private Brands Merchandising & Sales: Supervalu

PB CAREERS: Director, Private Brands Merchandising & Sales: Supervalu

Christopher Durham February 14, 2012 0

Minnesota-Eden Prairie Description Supervalu’s vision is to become the industry’s Private Brands leader, driving competitive advantage by innovating and taking intelligent risks to create a brand experience that continually over-delivers on consumers’ trust, confidence,

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PB CAREERS: Manager, Private Brands: 7-Eleven

PB CAREERS: Manager, Private Brands: 7-Eleven

Christopher Durham February 14, 2012 0

Job ID:  3754 Location: TX – Dallas Position Category: Store Support Center-Corporate Job Type: Full Time Education Required: Bachelors Degree Experience Required: 10 – 15 years Relocation Provided: No Position Description This role will

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