Direct-from-the-show in Amsterdam

Direct-from-the-show in Amsterdam

With private label penetration as high as 50% in major markets in Europe, American retailers frequently keep an eye on products and packaging there. All of it was on display, too, at PLMA’s 2016 “World of Private Label” International Trade Show held in Amsterdam. See the trends for yourself on this special direct-from-the-show report with news anchor Jodi Daley and PLMA president Brian Sharoff.Click here for video.

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Even Mama Can't Make

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    In simpler times, national brands ruled the category, but today the growing number of niche products has opened the door to store brands penetration. What's going on? What are the trends for the future? How can manufacturers help retailers build the category even further? Click here for video.
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Store Brands Give Back

From IGA to Food Lion, retailers use store brands as community ambassadors to help worthy causes throughout the year. Christopher Durham looks at the bond connecting private label and charity.

Dollars for Donuts

Manufacturers and retailers aren’t waiting for the next big idea. They’re actively soliciting small start-ups through venture capital funds, idea workshops and other enticements. Bob Vosburgh reports.

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What’s ahead for supermarkets?

Allan Noddle, believes supermarkets are on the verge of tremendous changes in how they look and what they sell. The good news is that these changes provide a tremendous opportunity for retailer brands to grow in the years ahead.