Private label and brands news

07 December 2020
Finland's Kesko has grown its market share by 5% since 2014 and has doubled its operating margin during the same period. In this article, we share insight and videos from its recent virtual Capital Markets Day on what’s driving its outperformance and its strategic priorities. Six key market trends President and CEO Mikko Helander began the Capital Markets Day event by highlighting that Ke...
10 November 2020
Until recently, Brazilian consumers have had a negative perception of private label, with many considering the products as being of low quality. Suppliers have invested in their brands building strong connections with shoppers, which has created a challenge for retailers looking to encourage them to try something new and different. It is, therefore, key for private label products to co-exist al...
27 October 2020
In February 2019, LetterOne Retail (the majority owner of DIA Group) announced its Make DIA a Champion five-year rescue plan to secure the retailer’s future. Prior to this DIA had been facing serious financial difficulties. The Make a DIA a Champion plan is now well underway and is showing impressive results . In Q3, DIA Brazil’s net sales increased by 20% (in local currency), with a ...
08 September 2020
Tesco and leading Australian variety discount retailer, the Reject Shop, have teamed up to sell the British retailer's private label products in Australia. Three year deal... Like many retailers, in recent years Tesco has been looking to grow revenue from leveraging the brand equity of its private label products through partnering with retailers in non-competing markets. The UK market leadi...
02 September 2020
Target has launched the Good & Gather Signature range, featuring 60 new products developed with specialty ingredients. Simplifying the food offer The retailer launched the core Good & Gather range 12 months ago, growing to be a billion-dollar brand in a relatively short period of time. Consolidating several of Target’s existing private label ranges, it is expected to continue growing to be ...
20 August 2020
10 things we learned from ICA’s Q2 results ICA has reported its Q2 results, with net sales increasing by 4.6% to SEK 31,924m (€3.1bn). We round up the highlights including growth in hypermarkets, larger supermarkets and online, as well as consider the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on KPIs and trends. We also review performance in the Baltics and in the pharmacy business, in addition to a...
11 August 2020
Netherlands-based Jumbo has announced a series of private label innovation over the summer, including Lekker Veggie, a new range of vegetarian and vegan products; an entirely sustainable canned fish range and higher welfare dairy products. 1. Jumbo introduces Lekker Veggie vegetarian and vegan products Jumbo has introduced Lekker Veggie, ‘a successor to the successful Veggie Chef’ , with a...
10 August 2020
As one of the leading private label manufacturers in the US, TreeHouse Foods has a great view of us food retail sector. We look at why it believes it is well positioned for the future. Branded suppliers responded faster to meet demand While the company was impacted in the second quarter by some plant closures and SKU rationalisation, which resulted in branded manufacturers gaining shelf spa...
04 August 2020
Kroger is partnering with TerraCycle to enable customers to recycle more than 300 products from its Simple Truth brand. Enabling recycling of flexible packaging The companies are partnering to develop a new national platform. It will enable customers to recycle a range of flexible packaging not currently accepted in curbside recycling programmes. This includes produce and bread bags and pla...
26 June 2020
Aldi Suisse is the first retailer to implement the Nutri-Score system in Switzerland. From July 2020, it will test the Nutri-Score label on several of its private label products. Starting with food-to-go and ready meals The scoring system gives a mark to each product according to its nutritional value. The Nutri-Score ranks products from A to D, with A being the highest. It has been tested ...