Is Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods a game changer or more of the same? PLMA Live goes inside the takeover and analyzes its real impact on national and regional chains and direct-to-consumer services. What are the numbers? Will private label get a huge push forward? Is this the wave of the future? Join news anchor Jodi Daley and PLMA president Brian Sharoff as they dissect the deal of the year. Click here for video.
The past 18 months have been tough on all retailers due to deflation, which lowered prices and depressed margins. Is the end in sight? Roy White analyzes the situation.
Housewares: Store Brands New Frontier
With consumer loyalty to store brands in food, beverages, health and beauty products firmly established, retailers are eyeing the $85 billion housewares and kitchenwares category business as the new frontier for store brands penetration. Click here for video.