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Wegmans: The Supermarket King of Private Brands

Wegmans is one of the leading — and the most-respected, according to Consumer Reports — supermarket chains in the United States: “Our roots go back to 1916, and we’ve hit many, many milestones that have gained attention in the supermarket … Continue reading

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Wal-Mart’s New ‘Checkout Promise’ and ‘Price First’ Private Brand

As we discussed last month, the tough times continue for Wal-Mart. As a result, two of its various new initiatives to turn things around are a customer service pledge and introduction of the Price First brand. With regard to customer … Continue reading

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Private Label: A World of Difference

During the recent recession, the sales of private-label products rose dramatically, due to more consumers shopping for lower-priced merchandise. Private-label sales are expected to remain strong in  the future as retailers have also introduced “premium” private brands and otherwise expanded … Continue reading

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