The company has made changes to its plants that will allow it to be flexible and adapt to quickly changing needs and SKU proliferation.
Packaging / Design
The Home Depot package team has replaced EPS foam in the retailer’s private-label holiday product assortment with recyclable materials.
More than 1,300 companies from 40 countries are expected to exhibit their products next month, including 25 international pavilions.
The increasing popularity of private labels in the retail sector is fueling growth in the global label and package printing market.
To remain competitive, retailer’s private brands, which consumers are increasingly looking to for differentiation, must remain on the leading edge of trends that ultimately pay off.
The new cartons underscore Evergreen Packaging’s commitment to developing sustainable packaging solutions from renewable materials, the company said.
Citing legal documents filed late this week, WRAL has reported that, after getting a trial date for Jan. 2018, both Kroger and Lidl “came to an agreement and requested that the lawsuit be dismissed.” Kroger had alleged that Lidl’s “Preferred Selection” was too similar to its own “Private Selection.” A little more than a month ago, Lidl’s attorneys responded to the suit, stating that Lidl had acted in good faith when selecting the Preferred Selection name and logo. “At this time, we do not know if Lidl will be making any changes to their products,” WRAL added. (WRAL)
How can traditional grocery retailers remain competitive without slashing prices across the board? The answer may lie in private brands.
Joining as CEO is John Frostad, an entrepreneur and executive with more than 30 years of experience in the private label and branded packaged food industry.
At issue is Lidl US' own brand "Preferred Selection," which Kroger charges is virtually identical to the company's store label "Private Selection."