Helping Disabled Shoppers

Inside the Amazon takeover of Whole Foods

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.

Some 56 million Americans are disabled, but they still have to shop. How are retailers accommodating their needs? Brad Edmondson profiles some solutions.

Housewares: Store Brands New Frontier

  • Houseware: 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.
A Lidl Help for Save-A-Lot

Two former Lidl executives now head up discounter Save-A-Lot, as the chain looks to its future in the U.S. David Merrefield explains.

Helping Disabled Shoppers

Some 56 million Americans are disabled, but they still have to shop. How are retailers accommodating their needs? Brad Edmondson profiles some solutions.

Deflation’s Impact

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.

IKEA’s Food Sales

Home goods chain IKEA might be famous for its furniture, but it sells more than 150 private-label food products. Christopher Durham has the details.

Big Changes Ahead

Bahige El-Rayes of A.T. Kearney foresees significant shifts in the way retailers and manufacturers work together. Store brands will play an important role as retailers look to differentiate themselves.