Harlem Park to Park worked with Whole Foods to create the Harlem Local Vendors Program that will ensure at least 20 vendors are always featured on store shelves.
Attorneys for Lidl US have responded to Kroger’s lawsuit, filed June 30 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, reported the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Kroger alleges that Lidl’s “Preferred Selection” own brand label is infringing on its trademarked own brand “Private Selection” label. “Grocery giant Kroger does not have the right to preclude others from using generic terms in connection with any good or service.… Lidl denies that its use of Preferred Selection is likely to cause confusion, likely to cause dilution or constitutes unfair competition,” Lidl attorneys were quoted as saying, adding that “[Lidl] acted in good faith when it chose its Preferred Selection logo and that Kroger has not suffered any harm.” (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
Ruler stores, which average 19,000-sq.-ft., offer low prices and an expansive selection of Kroger’s Our Brands foods.
Amazon’s Echo Dot helped propel record sales on Prime Day, making it the biggest shopping event in the online retailer’s history.
Daymon Worldwide recently interviewed 8,500 shoppers across eight countries for its white paper, titled "From Shopper to Advocate: The Power of Participation."
This is a counter-movement to today's retail brand progression that has evolved from the NBE, black-and-white label store brand options of decades past.
SE Grocers is leveraging online promotions like this one, as well as coupons and targeted offers, to invite shoppers to give private labels a try.
For the first time, market share stands at 30% or above in 15 of the 20 countries tracked for PLMA’s International Private Label Yearbook.
Kmart has recently increased its own brand penetration from 8% to 15%, and is on its way toward an ultimate goal of 30%, David Wood told Own Brands Now.
The private label brand was launched late last year by Price Rite’s sibling store ShopRite and contains no artificial additives, flavors or preservatives.