Lidl’s U.S. Entry

PLMA's Amsterdam Trade Show Reveals New Products

Retailers and manufacturers from America come to PLMA’s “World of Private Label” International Trade Show in Amsterdam to find new product ideas that have not reached U.S. shelves and this year they got an eyeful. Join news anchor Jodi Daley and PLMA president Brian Sharoff and their team of reporters as they go booth to booth to identify some of the food and home and health ideas which were introduced at the show. Click here for video.

What will Lidl stores look like when the retailer makes its U.S. debut in a few months? Len Lewis reports on what the industry – and consumers -- can expect.

Meet a Store Brands Baby

  • Baby Care
    Babies may not be consumers yet, but they have quite an impact on retailing and in private label in particular. It may get larger, too, as millennials start forming families. From food to diapers, from bath products to accessories, the market that caters to the youngest of the young is poised for growth. Click here for video.
Direct 2 You

From razor blades to paper towels, the digital age is redefining direct-to-consumers sales. Len Lewis reports on opportunities for private label.

Soaring Supplements

Pill, powder, liquid or gummy – dietary supplements are popular sellers in all channels. Bob Vosburgh examines growth trends and regulatory challenges.

Artificial Intelligence

It seemed like sci-fi a few years ago, but today artificial intelligence is real. Veronica Carvalho explains how Siri, Alexa and other digital assistants could shop for the next generation of consumers.

Ahold-Delhaize Changes

After their merger, Ahold and Delhaize have wasted little time transforming their U.S. business. David Merrefield looks at executive suite changes at Stop-n-Shop, Food Lion, Peapod and Hannaford.

Boomers and Millennials

Believe it or not, millennials and baby boomers have much in common. Richard Cope, Senior Trends Analyst at Mintel, thinks this creates an opportunity for store brands.