Private label and brands news

28 January 2020
Walmart Canada has introduced a new range of private label products from Coop Italia, Italy’s second largest food retailer. Fior Fiore range showcases Italian food heritage Through the partnership, new products have been added to Walmart Canada’s core grocery categories including pasta and pasta sauces. Sold under the Fior Fiore brand, the wider range consists of over 400 products, develope...
24 January 2020
We highlight the five food trends shaping Kroger's private label development in 2020. The five trends The five trends as identified by Kroger are as follows: Nowstalgia: foods and flavours that reawaken childhood memories Food as medicine: promote well being and help manage medical conditions Flexitarian foods: encompassing foods that flex between plant based, vegan and healthy ...
13 January 2020
Whole Foods Market has unveiled a new look and brand name for its core private label range. Contemporary look and feel The retailer is transitioning its 365 Everyday Value range to 365 Whole Foods Market. As part of this change, the brand is getting a more contemporary look and feel. The updated range is starting to roll-out into stores, with point-of-sale informing customers of the change....
26 November 2019
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...
11 November 2019
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 ...
31 October 2019
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...
16 October 2019
We recently visited Target’s stores to review the launch of its new private label range, Good & Gather. The first of 2,000 products landing in-store Target has started to roll-out its new private label food range, Good & Gather, with the first of 650 products introduced into its stores. The roll-out will continue over the next few months, before being ramped up to over 2,000 products by l...
08 October 2019
Singapore’s leading retailer, FairPrice, plans to refresh its private label range of products. The first phase of the refreshed range will be launched today (8 October) across all FairPrice stores. Higher interest in private label products Shoppers are recognising the value that private label products provide. According to studies by done by the retailer, three in four shoppers are open to ...
11 September 2019
Kroger will launch its own range of meatless and plant based products under its Simple Truth private label brand. It is also partnering with the Plant Based Foods Association (PBFA) to determine the impact to plant-based products, conventional meat sales and customer engagement through locating plant-based products in the meat aisle. Increasing demand from consumers Across North America, th...
19 August 2019
Target is launching a new private label food brand, Good & Gather, which will become the main spearhead range in the category. This reveals a renewed ambition to get after its customers’ food spend, in-store and online. Phasing out Archers Farms and Simply Balanced Next month, Target will launch the Good & Gather range, with 650 products introduced into stores. This will be ramped up to ove...