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April 8, 2020

As part of its various efforts to quell the COVID-19 impact, Brookshire Grocery Co. has ushered in a 5% discount on any of its private brand products for first responders (medical emergency service providers, active military, and fire and police department employees) through May 5.

Source: Store Brands
March 30, 2020

While millions of people stocked up on toilet paper over the last few weeks, few of them likely cared about the brand they were buying.

Source: Modern Retail
March 9, 2020

FMI — The Food Industry Association recently reported that the meat industry exceeded $50 billion in sales for 2019, up one percent from 2018. Within that number, private brands saw the biggest leap, up 12.3% from the year before.

Source: Store Brands
March 4, 2020

More and more mass retailers are using private label as their latest weapon to win greater share of the beauty and personal care category, hoping that it will attract a more loyal consumer and greater profits down the road.

Source: Store Brands
February 27, 2020

On the same day as its upbeat fourth-quarter earnings report, Sprouts Farmers Market announced an interesting addition to its board of directors.

Source: Store Brands
February 11, 2020

Perhaps in a bid to better compete with experiential retailers such as Eataly, Whole Foods Market will provide customers in New York; Los Angeles; Austin, Texas; and Atlanta the opportunity to enjoy intimate Italian pop-up dinners on Feb.

Source: Progressive Grocer
February 4, 2020

Trader Joe’s is the latest retailer to launch its own plant-based burger, joining the likes of Kroger and Aldi in riding the wave of demand fed by branded pioneers Impossible Foods and Beyond Burger by releasing their own versions.

Source: Grocery Dive
January 23, 2020

One of the goals of Giant Food in launching a new wine label is to offer an affordable, approachable choice for shoppers who are new to wine or want to explore different varieties, the company said.

Source: Grocery Dive
January 17, 2020

The Albertsons Cos. said that online grocery and store brands drove tremendous growth during its latest fiscal quarter.

For the third quarter ended Nov. 30, the grocer reported same-store sales growth of 2.7%, marking the company’s eighth consecutive quarter of same-store sales growth.

Source: Progressive Grocer
January 10, 2020

Just a few months ago, Kroger debuted its Simple Truth Plant Based store brand and has just added another private brand to the plant-based party: Simple Truth Emerge, a line of meat-free patties and grinds that provide 20 grams of pea-based protein per serving.

Source: Store Brands