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GMO Confrontation Looms? PLMALive!

GMO Confrontation Looms? PLMALive!

Christopher Durham October 28, 2014 0

With several states pushing GMO disclosure labeling and Congress seemingly at an impasse, the issue of genetic modification may wind up in the Supreme Court. Private Brands may be particularly vulnerable. What is the

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PLMALive! What’s Hot in New Products?

PLMALive! What’s Hot in New Products?

Christopher Durham October 5, 2014 0

In this video from the Private Label Manufacturer’s Association (PLMA) for their video webzine Tom Vierhile, Innovation Insights Director, Datamonitor, sees new opportunities for private brand products. He tells Tim Simmons about important trends

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Apps. Retail Game Changer? Or Tease? PLMA Live!

Apps. Retail Game Changer? Or Tease? PLMA Live!

Christopher Durham October 21, 2013 0

Apps. We hear and see the word every day. They are supposed to change the world. But how well are they doing when it comes to grocery and drugstore retailing? In this edition of

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Private Brand Sales Outpace National Brands –  PLMA’s 2013 Private Label Yearbook

Private Brand Sales Outpace National Brands – PLMA’s 2013 Private Label Yearbook

Christopher Durham June 28, 2013 0

Private Brands at supermarkets, drug and mass merchandise enjoyed another record ring at the checkout in 2012, according to PLMA’s 2013 Private Label Yearbook. Across the major retailing outlets, store brands sales increased +2.9%,

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New PLMA Study “Who is Today’s Primary Shopper?”

New PLMA Study “Who is Today’s Primary Shopper?”

Christopher Durham April 29, 2013 0

For today’s retailers and manufacturers, it has become increasingly complicated to pinpoint who are today’s primary shoppers. Soccer moms? Working women? Men? In a new study commissioned by the Private Label Manufacturer’s Association (PLMA),

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My Private Brand Amsterdam Bound – PLMA’s World of Private Label

My Private Brand Amsterdam Bound – PLMA’s World of Private Label

Lynn Celmer April 22, 2013 0

Does brand really matter? How will the development of a Private Brand portfolio strategy impact product development? Get the answer to these and other intriguing questions from Christopher Durham, president, chief strategist of the

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Who Is Today’s Private Brand Shopper? PLMALive!

Who Is Today’s Private Brand Shopper? PLMALive!

Christopher Durham April 9, 2013 0

This month’s edition of PLMALive! The video magazine from the Private Label Manufacturers Association, “Who Is Today’s Primary Shopper?” The piece takes a look at the challenge of understanding today’s primary consumer. That’s why

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PLMA Live!  Another Opening, Another Show

PLMA Live! Another Opening, Another Show

Christopher Durham April 2, 2013 0

What do Amsterdam in Europe and Chicago in the U.S. have in common? The answer, of course, is that both cities are hosts of the Private Label Manufacturer Association’s (PLMA) annual trade shows. Amsterdam

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Private Brands Prices Remain Competitive in the Cold

Private Brands Prices Remain Competitive in the Cold

Christopher Durham February 11, 2013 0

A new pricing study compares a winter grocery list of Private Brand products vs. national brands and finds that consumers continue to save more than 30%, on average, by making a switch to their

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Driving Transition: Sinegal, Mackey & Bezos – PLMA Live!

Driving Transition: Sinegal, Mackey & Bezos – PLMA Live!

Christopher Durham January 15, 2013 0

This months edition of the Private Label Manufacturer’s Association’s video web magazine PLMALive! Takes a look at the changing world of retailing. The percentage of grocery shopping taking place at traditional supermarkets has dropped

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