Summer Is a Good Time to Catch Up

What is happening in your industry? Summer is a good time to catch up. PLMA can help, too. This July, we will be presenting an encore performance of a special newsdesk report on Alibaba in China and its O-2-O strategy to revolutionize retailing. In August, there will be an encore showing of the newsdesk report on store brands commercials. So get a cold drink and enjoy summer. On your laptop, tablet or smartphone. Leave the desktop at the office. Click here to download video

Category Profile: It's Ice Cream Time

When the weather gets hot, ice cream is the cool choice for millions of Americans. Premium or dairy-free, half-gallon or single-serve, there’s plenty of variety for consumers to choose from. And, they like store brands. One in five shoppers picks up a store brand when buying ice cream. Bob Vosburgh analyzes the trends and what retailers are doing to drive the category. Click here to download video

Beauty Care's New Face

Private label beauty sales are on the rise as stores add boutique-style merchandising, in-house expertise, and new products like fragrance libraries. Maureen Donoghue details how retailers are freshening up a category already worth $16 billion. Click here to download video

Are Supermarkets Becoming Obsolete?

Supermarkets are facing plenty of threats these days—from online competitors, German discounters and casual restaurants. Tim Simmons spoke with Fred Morganthall, former President of Harris-Teeter and Executive Vice President of Kroger, who believes that supermarkets can meet all these challenges if they really pay attention to what shoppers are telling them. Click here to download video