Owned Brands (Private Label)

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  1. Trends & External Forces
Politico reports that the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) “is planning to take action soon on at least three of its half-dozen investigations of Amazon — moves that could lead to a blitz of litigation to rein in the iconic tech-industry giant. “The FTC has been investigating the internet titan on multiple fronts dating at […]
  1. Corporate Strategy
REI has hired Apple Musni as its new Chief People Officer, effective March 20, and promoted two executives to leadership positions: Chris Speyer has been named SVP and Chief Merchandising Officer, and Isabelle Portilla has been promoted to VP, Co-op Brands, effective immediately. Musni, most recently VP for Field People Experience and Recruiting at Chipotle, […]
  1. CPG: Food
Albertsons yesterday unveiled what it said was “the redesign of its Open Nature brand as the company strives to become the brand of choice for those health-conscious shoppers seeking a more balanced lifestyle. Open Nature, which is part of Albertsons Cos. Own Brands portfolio, provides shoppers with tasty foods made with thoughtfully chosen ingredients that […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
According to FoodIndustry.com, the U.S. food market is worth $1.5 trillion annually, or roughly 4 percent of the domestic gross product. $800 billion of that revenue is from supermarkets and food stores. Compare this to the U.S. apparel market, which is estimated to be worth $318 billion (Statistica). And while the retail industry often focuses […]
  1. Department: Food
BOISE, Idaho–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Open Nature brand debuts new dairy-free plant-based products and boasts one of the largest private label domestic grass-fed beef programs.
  1. Department: HBC
Why open a physical store? Sephora’s new store in Westfield White City, which opened on Wednesday 8th March 2023, marks its return to physical retail in the UK after it stopped trading here in 2005. The opening follows the retailer’s takeover of FeelUnique’s website in October 2022. Investing in physical space will help Sephora, a […]
  1. Channel: Mass
The BBC reports that “Tesco suppliers have been told they will have to pay a new charge when the supermarket sells their products online. “An email, seen by the BBC, warns suppliers could be penalised if they do not agree to the new ‘fulfilment fee’. “The retail giant said the new charges were essential to […]
  1. Owned Brands (Private Label)
Christine Baeder, chief operating officer for generics and biosimilars at Teva USA and newly named chair of the Association for Accessible Medicines, tells this week’s Video Forum about the threats facing the generic pharmaceutical industry and what should be done to counter them. She also discusses the relatively slow pace of adoption of biosimilars in […]
  1. Media & Marketing
In last week’s cartoon, I parodied some of my favorite clichés in marketing presentation slides.   With just six panels in that cartoon, I had to leave a lot on the cutting room floor.  One of my other favorite used and abused slides is the ever-present framework, Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs.  Psychologist Abraham Maslow first […]
  1. Owned Brands (Private Label)
A York retailer says he has seen a 60% sales increase since switching to Nisa, partly driven by Co-op own-brand products. Graham Kennedy of Inner Space Stations on Hull Road said: “The Nisa store development team helped us with the shop when we first switched to Nisa. “It was the Co-op product brand that made […]
  1. Data & Insights
Most online retailers recognize the importance of artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies. In fact, more than four-fifths of e-commerce businesses report that they’re either exploring or already using AI solutions to increase business success. Whether these companies use AI to maximum effect, however, depends on exactly how they integrate AI into their operations. Leveraging […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
  At the intersection of what’s for dinner and fast food recently two east coast Shoprite’s have debuted a foodservice at retail concept: “Fresh to Table,” with an emphasis on fresh, easy to prepare ingredients, and grab-and-go. Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®reiterated once again on the importance of “focusing on […]
  1. Channel: Mass
Recently, Procter & Gamble indicated that it would continue to raise prices even though lack of consumer demand – due to increased prices – was responsible for half of its sales decreases. P&G’s CFO indicated that the packaged goods behemoth’s focus on continuing price hikes would be acceptable to consumers because, after all, people still […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Personalization, and personalized service, are crucial for luxury retailers, as they help to create a more engaging shopping experience for customers. Personalization can involve a variety of activities, including tailoring product offerings and marketing campaigns to meet the specific needs and preferences of individual customers; offering personalized recommendations, including upsells and cross-sells; and providing individualized […]
  1. Data & Insights
Dr. Adam J. Fein, CEO of Drug Channels Institute (DCI) and the author of Drug Channels, invites you to join him for a new video webinar: Discount Cards, Cost-Plus Pharmacies, and PBMs: Trends, Controversies, and Outlook This event will be broadcast live on Friday, March 31, 2023, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. ET. This […]
  1. Data & Insights
Looking around in 2023, we need to ask whether the concept of the funnel still applies in the digital age. Although it is a neat analogy or system to classify or organize the traditional buying process, we see that rather than a linear ‘funnel,’ buyers exist in a ‘cloud.’ People start to interact and engage […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
The most popular terms on Amazon continue to drive a significant percentage of the overall search volume on the retail site. But over the past year, as overall search volume on Amazon rose across the board, a noticeably greater share has shifted towards terms with lower search frequency ranks (SFR). While the degree of these […]
  1. Data & Insights
AI is already making big leaps forward. Back in December, we tried the then-new ChatGPT to see how it could handle writing an article and a press release. The results were mixed. The article was decent; the press release was a bit of a disaster. Part of the problem with the press release is that […]
  1. Operations & Supply Chain
Nordstrom will shutter its six full-line department stores and seven Nordstrom Rack stores in Canada, along with its Canadian website, in a move that is expected to save the retailer $35 million in EBIT in fiscal 2023 compared to fiscal 2022. The ecommerce site closed on March 2, and the company expects to wind down […]
  1. Channel: Mass
While the 2022 holiday season was an overall success, the specter of a potential recession was clearly looming over the retail industry in the final months of the year. That pressure can be felt in the Q4 2022 results and fiscal 2023 outlooks released by a multitude of retailers this week. Walmart has already warned […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Target announced earlier this week that it would be stocking its shelves with more products priced under $10 as it tries to appeal to more cost-conscious consumers dealing with once-in-a-generation inflation. The retailer has shifted its focus to selling more food and lower-priced items under its higher-margin private-label brands including Favorite Day, Good & Gather, […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
CINCINNATI — The Kroger Co. today reported sales growth for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended January 28. For the fourth quarter, net sales increased 5.9% to $34.82 billion. Comparable-store sales (excluding fuel) increased 6.2% from a year ago. Fourth-quarter sales of its Our Brands merchandise increased 10.1%. Kroger in the quarter celebrated the […]
  1. Channel: Dollar/Value
Dive Brief: Dollar Tree is planning to add “hundreds of national brand equivalents” to its consumables private label portfolio in the back half of the year, Rick Dreiling, the discounter’s chairman and CEO, told investors during the company’s fourth-quarter earnings call Wednesday. Also in 2023, Dollar Tree is aiming to add 16,000 cooler doors to its stores, […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
Company Release – 3/2/2023 Fourth Quarter Highlights Fiscal 2022 Highlights CINCINNATI, March 2, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today reported its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2022 results, provided 2023 guidance and updated investors on how Leading with Fresh and Accelerating with Digital continues to position Kroger for long-term sustainable growth. Comments from Chairman and CEO Rodney […]
  1. CPG: Adult Beverage
AB InBev is the owner of over 500 drinks brands including national beers (Budweiser, Stella Artois, Corona Extra) canned cocktails, craft beers, energy drinks, etc.. In an interview for The Wall Street Journal’s C-Suite Strategies section, the CMO of AB InBev discussed the changes in the Group’s brand marketing. One significant change is the focus […]

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Get ready because the empty truck cabs in motion are coming. Gatik, which is involved in autonomous middle-mile logistics, has announced a multi-year commercial collaboration to transport customer orders within Kroger’s Dallas distribution network. The operations will launch in a few weeks. Under the collaboration, Gatik’s medium-duty autonomous box trucks will transport fresh, customer-favorite products from […]
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  11. Owned Brands (Private Label)
Albertsons yesterday unveiled what it said was “the redesign of its Open Nature brand as the company strives to become the brand of choice for those health-conscious shoppers seeking a more balanced lifestyle. Open Nature, which is part of Albertsons Cos. Own Brands portfolio, provides shoppers with tasty foods made with thoughtfully chosen ingredients that […]