PLMA Readies for Annual Meeting & Leadership Conference | Presenters Include Brandon Brown, SVP, Own Brands at Albertsons

Registration is open for the PLMA 2024 Annual Meeting & Leadership Conference, March 20-22, at the Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk. Click here to register. The impressive list of speakers includes Brandon Brown, SVP of Own Brands, Albertsons; plus hear from Cogknition Analytics, Daymon, dunnhumby, Kerry, McKinsey and many others. And… the Private Label Hall of Fame Class of 2024 will be inducted at a special dinner. Carol Angrisani shares all the details about this year’s schedule of events. Click here to download video

Store Brand Sales Grow 4.7% to $236.3 Billion in 2023

Private brands continue to grow in popularity. Private label dollar sales in all outlets climbed 4.7% last year to $236.3 billion in 2023 vs. 2022, a record high, according to new data from PLMA’s Unify+ market data platform from Circana. Private labels outperformed national brands, which gained 3.4% in dollar sales for the same period. PLMA Live! reporter Maureen Donoghue analyzes the just-released data and outlines which product categories performed the best. Click here to download video

H-E-B Holds Top Spot in New Dunnhumby Retailer Ranking

H-E-B retains the No. 1 spot in dunnhumby’s 7th annual Retailer Preference Index (RPI). In an exclusive interview, Erich Kahner, dunnhumby’s Director of Competitive Strategy & Insights, reveals the findings. Kahner outlines what matters most to today’s shoppers and how store brands can help retailers meet their needs for the long-term. CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL VERSION. Click here to download video

Seasonal Staples: What’s the Latest?

Shoppers are “chill-proofing” their carts this winter by stocking up on hot cocoa, OTC medicine, skincare products, soup and more. Store brand innovations in these and other categories help consumers stay cozy and prepared. Carol Angrisani explores the winter products in the spotlight at Giant Eagle, Hy-Vee, Safeway, Target and Trader Joe’s. Watch “What’s the Latest in Private Brands?” Click here to download video