Private label and brands news

26 June 2020
Aldi Suisse is the first retailer to implement the Nutri-Score system in Switzerland. From July 2020, it will test the Nutri-Score label on several of its private label products. Starting with food-to-go and ready meals The scoring system gives a mark to each product according to its nutritional value. The Nutri-Score ranks products from A to D, with A being the highest. It has been tested ...
24 June 2020
NTUC FairPrice will continue to provide 100 private label products at discounted prices as part of its SGD50m (US$36m) package to alleviate living costs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Six months extension from previous price freeze The price freeze was first launched in March 2019 and supposed to end on 30 June this year, however the retailer will extend it until 31 December. The products in...
17 June 2020
Lawson has partnered Muji in Japan, according to Nikkei Asian Review. In the Philippines, Lawson has partnered Grab to offer on-demand grocery delivery. Sales and brand development The partnership will see Muji products sold at Lawson stores in Japan. This will be introduced to a small number of stores to test demand. Should it be rolled out to Lawson’s wider network, Muji items could be ma...
15 June 2020
The retail pharmacy chain launched more than 80 new and exclusive wellness products in easy to recycle packaging. The most sort-after products in the wellness space CVS Pharmacy unveiled more than 80 new products under its private label, Live Better by CVS Health. The retailer is committed to ensuring all packaging in the extended range be at least 80% recyclable. The range will include n...
15 June 2020
Coles has launched a new range of ready meals called 'Coles Kitchen'. Bolstering its convenience offer The new range sees 34 new products added to the retailer's ready meal category and includes products covering Italian, Indian, Asian and Australian cuisines. They join the growing range of convenient food-to-go and food-for-later meal solutions that Coles is looking to develop across its s...
28 May 2020
We look at the discounter’s latest private labels developments in Europe, from premium pet food to the growth of regional labels. New range of premium and quality pet food products During summer 2020, Lidl Finland will expand its assortment of Orlando and Coshida pet food products. It will add a new line of premium products to align with shoppers’ growing expectations of choice and quality....
18 May 2020
With the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic causing changes to shopper behaviour, we investigate the impact on private label and how ranges may be impacted going forward. Private label generally faring well In a number of markets globally, the pandemic created initial panic buying, causing demand to surge. Whilst the significance and duration of this has varied across markets, relatively simil...
14 May 2020
SPAR Austria has made significant progress with its private label offer, contributing to its total sales of €7.2 bn in 2019, up from €6.88 bn in 2018. High share of private label The share of SPAR Austria's private label products is over 40% of total sales, with around 7,500 products sold across food and non-food. Sales of its private label ranges were up 5.4% in 2019, reflecting the succes...
14 May 2020
We round up three of the latest health-focused innovations from Albert Heijn as it trials Nutri-Score online, removes one billion sugar cubes in private label and introduces a new quarterly magazine. Albert Heijn trials Nutri-Score online… Following success in-store, Albert Heijn has started a six-week trial where it is including the Nutri-Score logo on its website. Nutri-Score became th...
14 May 2020
The popular private label range has received a fresh new look and feel, packaging reductions, and new and improved products. Re-emphasising value Essentials was launched in 2009 at a time of rapid growth for entry tier private label ranges in the UK. As shoppers were feeling financial pressures, the new range resonated well, and enabled Waitrose to emphasise both quality and value credentia...