News & Media

August 23, 2019

AmazonFresh, one of two main grocery delivery services Amazon operates, is expanding to new markets, the retailer announced this morning. The service will now be available to Prime members in Houston, Minneapolis and Phoenix.

Source: TechCrunch
August 19, 2019

After years of rolling out private-label brands in apparel and home goods, Target is starting a new grocery brand.

Source: CNBC
August 16, 2019

Walmart dominates the U.S. online grocery market, according to new research from analysts at Second Measure. The retail giant, which operates in nearly every U.S. state, had 62% more customers in June than its nearest competitor, Instacart, which also operates nationwide.

Source: Supermarket News
August 14, 2019

BENTONVILLE -- Nearly a year before Unicorn Sparkle Ice Cream showed up in Walmart stores' freezers, product developers conjured up the idea for the sweet treat that ties in to the current craze for the mythical beast.

Source: Arkansas Democrat Gazette
July 29, 2019

SEATTLE — In early 2017, a memo circulated inside Amazon that imagined an ambitious new grocery chain. The document was written like a news release, a common practice for ideas being weighed inside the company, with the title “Grocery Shopping for Everyone.”

Source: The New York Times
July 16, 2019

Greg smith is obsessed with the freshness of strawberries. Walmart’s top supply-chain executive in America is overhauling the retail giant’s distribution system, and in his mind speed is paramount.

Source: The Economist
July 5, 2019

Cincinnati-based The Kroger Co. is expanding its Treasure EmporiYum program to 200 additional markets in order to highlight its private label products through increased marketing and in-store displays.

Source: Store Brands
June 27, 2019

Market researcher Nielsen reports that private brands of consumer packaged goods (CPG) now account for 3% of online dollar sales, up from 1.3% two years ago.

Source: Store Brands
June 24, 2019

Texas' popular grocer H-E-B has earned another measure of success. Its employees have rated Charles Butt, chairman and CEO, at the top of Glassdoor's Top CEO List for 2019.

Source: Dallas News
June 17, 2019
By Louisa Hallett Beauty might just be one of the private label industry’s most important categories.
Source: Store Brands