News & Media

August 14, 2019

BENTONVILLE -- Nearly a year before Unicorn Sparkle Ice Cream showed up in Walmart stores' freezers, product developers conjured up the idea for the sweet treat that ties in to the current craze for the mythical beast.

Source: Arkansas Democrat Gazette
July 29, 2019

SEATTLE — In early 2017, a memo circulated inside Amazon that imagined an ambitious new grocery chain. The document was written like a news release, a common practice for ideas being weighed inside the company, with the title “Grocery Shopping for Everyone.”

Source: The New York Times
July 16, 2019

Greg smith is obsessed with the freshness of strawberries. Walmart’s top supply-chain executive in America is overhauling the retail giant’s distribution system, and in his mind speed is paramount.

Source: The Economist
July 5, 2019

Cincinnati-based The Kroger Co. is expanding its Treasure EmporiYum program to 200 additional markets in order to highlight its private label products through increased marketing and in-store displays.

Source: Store Brands
June 27, 2019

Market researcher Nielsen reports that private brands of consumer packaged goods (CPG) now account for 3% of online dollar sales, up from 1.3% two years ago.

Source: Store Brands
June 24, 2019

Texas' popular grocer H-E-B has earned another measure of success. Its employees have rated Charles Butt, chairman and CEO, at the top of Glassdoor's Top CEO List for 2019.

Source: Dallas News
June 17, 2019
By Louisa Hallett Beauty might just be one of the private label industry’s most important categories.
Source: Store Brands
May 30, 2019

Russell Redman

As part of its private label expansion, Albertsons Cos. has updated branding for its Signature Select line and plans to add more than 300 new products to the label this year.

Source: Supermarket News
May 15, 2019

The top six slots of Progressive Grocer’s 2019 Super 50 list offer no surprises in terms of position — all of the companies that ranked first through sixth last year have reclaimed their places.

Source: Progressive Grocer
April 23, 2019

By Lawrence Aylward

Source: Store Brands