Private label and brands news

18 January 2018
From January 11 th , 2018, Jerónimo Martins-owned Biedronka is launching a new offer of organic products, with an EU organic farming logo, under the slogan “Nature can be proud of us” . Range to be expanded over time The goBIO brand is the start of a range which will be expanded over time. The retailer said that customers buying from the range of around 20 products can be assured of stri...
04 January 2018
The discounter saw sales rise 15% compared to December last year, while annual sales for the UK and Ireland broke the £10bn mark for the first time. Last year, Aldi also reported 15% growth over Christmas, proving the discounter to be a consistently strong seasonal performer. Specially Selected "surpassed all expectations" Aldi's premium private label range was a stand-out area of performan...
04 January 2018
Kroger's natural and organic range, Simple Truth, is being expanded further. Increasing focus on health Simple Truth is Kroger's health focused private label range, offering natural and organic products at an affordable price. The range was launched in 2012 and has been expanded to cover a variety of categories including grocery, produce, bakery, deli, baby and household products. Products ...
08 December 2017
As Ahold Delhaize creates Ahold Delhaize USA, Dick Boer has also given an interview with NRC Handelsblad , focusing on the role of innovation, health, convenience and online. In other news, the retailer is expanding its presence and offer in Romania. This is a key growth market for the retailer. IGD forecasts the market will account for over 7% of sales by 2022, over double that forecasted in  ...
05 December 2017
We share the latest from SPAR International across a variety of European markets including Austria, Croatia, the Netherlands, Russia and Albania. SPAR Austria invests in new private label ‘SPAR Enjoy’ drinks range SPAR Austria has invested in a variety of new private label drinks under the 'SPAR Enjoy' brand over the last quarter. This includes a range of rainbow juices  featuring e...
04 December 2017
We round up the latest developments from the leading Finnish grocery retailers at home and abroad. In Finland, this includes Kesko's changes at the top and S Group's checkout livestream. Meanwhile, S Group is set to expand in Russia and Estonia, while Kesko is partnering with Lenta to export Kesko private label products in Russia. Finland: Kesko makes changes at the top Jorma Rauhala , Pre...
16 November 2017
Walgreens relaunches Nice!, and Walgreens Boots Alliance introduces its new skincare range, co-creeated with customers. Walgreens relaunches Nice! A new campaign and packaging redesign marks the relaunch of Walgreens's Nice! grocery private label range. The strapline "Simple, honest, delicious" reflects the range's alignment with current health trends, including organic and gluten-free prod...
08 November 2017
Ahold Delhaize has released its Q3 results, reporting that pro forma net sales at constant exchange rates increased by 2.1% to €15.1bn. Meanwhile, ‘income from continuing operations was €362m, €127m higher than last year’ . Net sales driven by Netherlands, Delhaize America and CSE division The Netherlands continued to drive performance, with pro forma net sales up 4.1% to €3.1bn , whil...
07 November 2017
Penny has launched a new private label brand called Free. Free from growing With demand for specialist dietary products growing, Penny has launched a new private label brand called Free. The new range will include 14 products that are gluten or lactose free, catering to the growing needs of shoppers in this area, at a reasonable price. Wide assortment The new range will offer a range ...
30 October 2017
Following the launch of Uniquely J at Jet.com , Walmart is introducing a new range of Italian products to its stores under the Sam’s Choice Italia brand. Spans several product categories Developed in partnership with the Italian Trade Agency, the new range which operates as a sub-brand of the wider Sam’s Choice private brand, features 40 products. These include boxed dinners, bagged past...