Fresh New Private Brand Soups From Irish Retailer Dunnes Stores

Leading Irish retailer Dunnes Stores approached Link Design Studios,  to design their new Private Brand soup packaging. The objective was to create instant shelf appeal to effectively compete on shelf. The new designs exceeded expectations by outselling the old line two-to-one. The new design emphasizes wholesome, quality ingredients throughout the range while also conveying comfort. The chosen theme uses a suite of hand drawn illustrations of fresh ingredients set against a muted hessian background.

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Christopher Durham
Christopher Durham is the president of My Private Brand and the co-founder of The Vertex Awards. He is a strategist, author, consultant and retailer who built brands at Delhaize-owned Food Lion, and lead strategy and brand development for Lowe’s Home Improvement. He has consulted with retailers around the world on their private brand portfolios including: Family Dollar, Petco, Staples, Office Depot, Best Buy, Metro (Canada), TLW (Taiwan) and Hola (Taiwan). Durham has published five definitive books on private brands, including his first book, Fifty2: The My Private Brand Project. In 2017, he will debut his newest book, Vanguard: Vintage Originals, a visual tour of innovation and disruption in private brand going back to the mid-1800’s. Dynamic in his presentation while down to earth and frank in his opinions, he has presented at numerous conferences, including FUSE, The Dieline Conference, Packaging that Sells, Omnishopper and PLMA’a annual trade show in Chicago. Durham lives in Charlotte, NC with his wife, Laraine, and two daughters, Olivia and Sarah.