Belgian retailer Delhaize said today (5 November) that increased promotional activity from national brands has slowed the growth of its private label sales in the US. “When national brands fight...

Marks & Spencer is to sell a selected range of around 400 branded grocery and household products in all of its UK stores. The roll-out follows a 16 month trial in its stores in the North East and South...

Consumers who are buying more private label brands say they won’t return to name brands in the foreseeable future, the yearlong shopper experience study currently underway by American-based The Integer...

UK retailer Sainsbury is pitting its own-brand products with branded equivalents as part of a major in-store sampling spree for its Switch and Save campaign. ‘Taste Test Challenge’ stalls will...

The growth in private label is likely to slow, although a shift in consumers’ loyalty from branded to own-label lines is “permanent”, according to European research. A report by retail...

As the recession gradually weakens, purchasing trends in grocery stores are not what you might expect, according to new market research from The NPD Group. Shoppers driven to store brands out of financial...

Mintel’s Global New Products Database (GNPD) has discovered that amid rampant private label food product development, manufacturers of the products are staying current with the latest food trends. Attempting...

As private label continues to take share away from national brands, a Nielsen analyst has identified a number of simple ways for manufacturers to limit the private label threat. Tom Pirovano, Director...

Tough economic times have certainly been a boon for private label foods and beverages, but according to The NPD Group, a leading market research company, private label usage has been growing over the last...

The private label products of Australia’s largest supermarket operator are set to undergo a major facelift, according to a report on the weekend. Woolworths will work with Hulsbosch Strategy &...