Private label and brands news

04 April 2019
We round up the latest news from the retailer in Europe and North America as it acquires the FoodFirst Network and offers transparency in egg sourcing in the Netherlands. Meanwhile in Belgium, Delhaize has introduced cashless shopping at its Fresh Atelier food-to-go concept, while in the US it is rolling out an AI-powered supply chain. 1. Albert Heijn acquires FoodFirst Network… Albert Heij...
03 April 2019
Albertsons is adding a range of compostable and earth-friendly products to its Open Nature private brand range. Products align with broader brand standards The launch of the new products coincides with the beginning of Earth Month. The products align with the Open Nature brand standards of offering high-quality, minimally processed items. They feature environmentally friendly attributes, in...
01 April 2019
Mr Yuthasak Phumrasakul, Senior Executive Vice President of CP All and founder of 7-Eleven stores in Thailand, reveals a range of ready meals created by Iron Chef Thailand under its Ezygo private label. Partnership with three chefs Chef Pom-Thanarak Chuto, Chef Kai-Thananya Khaikaew and Chef Art-Prasopchoktrakun have been invited to create 12 delicious dishes and desserts. These three chefs...
22 March 2019
Amazon enters private label skincare market with the launch of new range, 'Belei'. Developing the private label offer Amazon has launched its first private label skincare range of products, 'Belei'. Belei launched on Amazon on 20th March and the range includes twelve products, all of which are priced between $9 - $40. All products are free of parabens, phthalates, sulfates and fragran...
20 March 2019
FairPrice will hold prices of 100 private label products stable until June 2020 to reduce the burden of essential groceries on shoppers. Ensuring affordability of basic products The initiative aims to provide an industry benchmark to keep prices stable, regardless of changes in supply. The 100 products span a wide range of categories like rice, oil, milk, poultry, batteries, snacks, toiletr...
08 February 2019
As Walmart launches another online-only, or digitally-native brand (DNVB), we look at how this aligns with its broader ecommerce strategy. Home furnishings range featuring over 650 products MoDRN is the retailer’s newest addition to its growing collection of digitally native brands. The home furnishings brand, comprising of three collections - Retro Glam, Refined Industrial and Scandinavian...
07 February 2019
ICA has reported that 2018 consolidated net sales increased by 5.4% to SEK 115,354m (€11bn). Operating profit excluding items affecting comparability marginally increased to to SEK 4,651m (€446m). Meanwhile, Axfood reported that consolidated net sales increased by 4.6% to SEK 48,085m (€4.6bn). Net profit increased by 7.5% to SEK 1,577m (€148.9m). ICA Sweden: net sales +3.9% ICA Sweden saw ...
29 January 2019
We round up the latest news from the Middle East as Noon launches its own private label range and as the Giant Group sells its Safestway brand to West Zone. Noon launches private label range Saudi Arabia-based, online retailer noon has launched its first private label range, called east. The launch is part of noon’s aim to offer customers “more choice, convenience and incredible value” . ...
29 January 2019
Italy-based Conad saw its private label ranges generate a turnover of €3.5bn in 2018. The turnover was up 7% year-on-year and accounted for a quarter of Conad’s total sales. Turnover increased by 3% to €13.4bn… Conad said that its total turnover rose by 3% to €13.4bn in 2018, underlining the outperformance of its private label ranges. It also said it had a 22.4% share of the Italian grocery...
28 January 2019
As part of its involvement in Marca 2019, the Private Label Conference and Exhibition, Italy-based retailer alliance Selex has discussed the performance and outlook for its private label ranges. Private labels growing faster than the country Selex saw a 5% increase in sales turnover to €890m in 2018. The organisation noted how private label sales were a key component of growth and represent...