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Kroger accepting submissions for Our Brands Innovation Summit

- General News
The Kroger Co., America's largest grocery retailer, today announced the launch of its Our Brands Innovation Summit, a program to enhance and accelerate the selection of private brand items sold across the Kroger Family of Companies.

UNFI brings new technologies and processes to produce, expands private label

- Retail
Consistent with its commitment to deliver the highest quality produce, United Natural Foods, Inc. today announced it has implemented new technologies and processes to enable the company to shorten certain delivery times by over a day and harness the full potential of UNFI data points to deliver fresher produce to its customers.

Study reveals Top 10 private label retailers, share of spend

- Retail
Aldi, Trader Joe’s and Wegmans cult favorite private label offerings make up over half of dollar and unit share at their respective retailers. Club stores like Costco and Sam’s Club also fall into the highest tier of private label heavy retailers.

Branding brings differentiation to retail, but it depends on expectations 

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Private labels account for about 18% of the overall market and are posting double digit growth, and consumer – and retailer – attitudes toward their presence on the shelves are changing.  

FMI report shows private label demand rising

- Retail
FMI—the Food Industry Association today releases its 2022 Power of Private Brands 2022 cover Private Brands report, revealing that 40% of consumers have bought more private brands since before the pandemic, and three-quarters of these shoppers plan to continue this trend.

Southeastern Grocers commits to sustainable packaging for private label

- Retail
Southeastern Grocers Inc. (SEG), parent company and home of Fresco y Más, Harveys Supermarket and Winn-Dixie grocery stores, is committing to increase sustainability for its Own Brand packaging by the end of 2028.

Organic Produce Summit plans brand vs. private label educational session

- General News
Private Label vs. Consumer Brand: The Competition for Shelf Space will explore the changing dynamics and challenges of traditional consumer brands as they face off against private label to win the wallet and minds of organic consumers, as part of the second announced educational session at Organic Produce Summit 2022.

Ultrafast Grocer Buyk rolls out private label

- Retail
Buyk, the real-time grocery service delivering in 15 minutes or less, has rolled out its new range of high-quality, affordable private label products – a first for the ultrafast grocery industry in the U.S.

Southeastern Grocers pairs private label with rewards program

- Retail
Southeastern Grocers Inc. (SEG), parent company and home of Fresco y Más, Harveys Supermarket and Winn-Dixie grocery stores, is helping customers save big this holiday season with its award-winning SE Grocers private label products, paired with its top-ranked rewards loyalty program.

The case for produce brands over generic private labels

- General News
Modern consumers demand to know more about their food, especially fruits and vegetables, and generic retail brands don’t provide that.