Private label and brands news

10 May 2018
We report on Dagrofa and Aldi’s results, which saw mixed performance, alongside profitability challenges. Dagrofa: revenue and profit decline, impacted by KIWI discount closures Dagrofa has reported its annual results, with the Mahia Group (which includes revenue in Dagrofa and the closed KIWI discount chain) seeing revenue decline by 6.5% to DKK 17.4bn (€2.3bn) . This was alongside a repo...
30 April 2018
We round up recent developments from Auchan in Poland as the retailer looks to implement its global strategy at a local level. Growing online fulfilment options for shoppers Auchan has installed its first ‘Coolomat’ temperature controlled collection locker in the car park of its hypermarket in Piaseczno. The solution enables shoppers who make orders online to collect products from the locke...
09 March 2018
We share some of the latest private label innovations from the Nordics as retailers invest in traceability, transparency and trust, while providing meal for tonight inpiration. Dansk Supermarked makes its private label tuna traceable Dansk Supermarked has taken its sustainability efforts to the next level by making its private label canned tuna traceable. Shoppers will be able to enter a...
28 February 2018
We share seven of the latest developments from online grocery in the Netherlands. This includes new ranges, promotions and the broadening of delivery reach. Albert Heijn introduces Easter Allerhande box Market leader Albert Heijn is introducing a seasonal Allerhande grocery box, giving shoppers everything they need to create an Easter brunch for four people. A matching wine box is also avai...
19 February 2018
As Leader Price Italy’s chief executive discusses the importance of the banner’s private labels ahead of its launch in the country, we look at how the ranges have boosted performance at Selex, Unes and Crai. Leader Price spotlights ‘low cost quality’ tag As part of an interview with Distribuzione Moderna, the chief executive of Leader Price Italy, Carlo Alberto Buttarelli, has discussed the...
14 February 2018
Italy-based cooperative Conad has announced full year results for 2017. We look at the results and the strategies it is putting in place to continue to drive growth in the medium term. Continuing to grow revenues As part of a separate announcement, Conad said it ended 2017 with a turnover of €13 bn, up 5% on 2016’s figure. Conad said the pace of growth was twice the national average and mea...
24 January 2018
Ahold Delhaize has reported its Q4 results, with pro forma net sales increasing by 2.5% at constant exchange rates to €15.8bn. 2017 pro forma net sales increased by 1.7% at constant exchange rates to €62.7bn. Ahold USA: +0.6% excluding gasoline The retailer stated that ‘sales performance at Ahold USA was in line with the previous quarter, with comparable sales growth of 0.6% excluding gaso...
18 January 2018
From January 11 th , 2018, Jerónimo Martins-owned Biedronka is launching a new offer of organic products, with an EU organic farming logo, under the slogan “Nature can be proud of us” . Range to be expanded over time The goBIO brand is the start of a range which will be expanded over time. The retailer said that customers buying from the range of around 20 products can be assured of stri...
04 January 2018
The discounter saw sales rise 15% compared to December last year, while annual sales for the UK and Ireland broke the £10bn mark for the first time. Last year, Aldi also reported 15% growth over Christmas, proving the discounter to be a consistently strong seasonal performer. Specially Selected "surpassed all expectations" Aldi's premium private label range was a stand-out area of performan...
04 January 2018
Kroger's natural and organic range, Simple Truth, is being expanded further. Increasing focus on health Simple Truth is Kroger's health focused private label range, offering natural and organic products at an affordable price. The range was launched in 2012 and has been expanded to cover a variety of categories including grocery, produce, bakery, deli, baby and household products. Products ...