Using IGD's 'Global retail trends 2019' as a framework, we explore how private label and brands are evolving and consider the implications of this.

We visited the top three discount retailers to observe what is driving the dynamic growth of the channel and to get a better understanding of their relationship with suppliers.

We take a look at the drivers of private label growth and the current trends globally.

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Whole Foods Market has unveiled a new look and brand name for its core private label range.

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We round up the latest news from retailers in Belgium, the Netherlands and Sweden. Netherlands: Albert Heijn launches automated store at Schiphol Airport After successfully piloting its new ‘plug-and-play’ store concept in Zaandam in September 2019, Albert Heijn has expanded the trial to Schiphol Airport. This will see the retailer launch its second fully automated store, on the Jan D...
Sainsbury’s has entered into a strategic wholesale partnership with Coles, one of Australia's largest grocers. From early next year, Sainsbury’s will supply its own brand products to Coles supermarkets across Australia, as well as online. The range will be white labelled under the Coles brand and includes a selection of packaged groceries and household products. New opportunities for own brand ...
Six ready meals will be added to the range in selected stores to appeal to growing demand for a Halal diet. Serving dietary demand 36 M&S Food stores will sell the range of meals, which include popular classics such as chicken hotpot and chicken tikka masala. The ready meals will also be sold by M&S's international franchise partner Al-Futtaim in markets including Singapore and Dubai. Pr...

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