Private label and brands news

12 October 2017
Booths' private label products are now available to customers in the south of England through a new partnership with Amazon Fresh. Boosting fresh and quality credentials for Amazon Booths' private label range focuses on quality and provenance. It includes iconic products and those with a local connection, from Christmas hampers to the Booths Butter Pie. This is a good fit for Amazon Fresh, ...
11 October 2017
As Eurospin and SUN announce developments of their private label ranges, Coop Alliance 3.0 expands again and Bennet opens a new hypermarket, we round up news from Italy. Eurospin adds organic private label Eurospin has extended its ‘ Amo Essere ’ range with an organic private label line called ‘ Amo Essere Biologico ’ ( ’I love being organic ’). The line covers fresh fruit and vegetables an...
10 October 2017
We look at how Carrefour has, over the last month, extended its price guarantee and joined with producers to sell ‘forbidden fruit’ in France, while in Italy it has launched a new private label line. Price guarantee extended in France… Local trade publication Lineaires has reported Carrefour has extended its low-price guarantee to ‘ favourite French products ’. The initiative sees it expand...
04 October 2017
As Leclerc prepares to launch a new private label range and Intermarché begins to stock products from Italy-based Conad’s private label portfolio, we round up news from France. Leclerc to introduce new private label range Leclerc will launch a new private label range to highlight quality fresh products under the new brand name of ‘Grands Crus Agricole’ (‘Origins of Taste’). The range will...
04 October 2017
We round up the latest news from the Netherlands, considering news from Albert Heijn, Jumbo, Aldi, Lidl, Coop Netherlands, Plus and Hema. Albert Heijn showcases private label innovation… Albert Heijn has run a dedicated AH on tour event to celebrate new private label products. The retailer invited food press, bloggers and vloggers to get a first look at its latest innovations. Marit va...
04 October 2017
We look at statements made by Auchan Retail’s general manager, Wilhem Hubner, the newest rebranded Simply Market supermarket in France and developments in Russia. General manager sets out strategy At a conference run by France-based trade publication LSA, Auchan Retail’s general manager, Wilhem Hubner, has discussed the retailer’s medium-term strategy. Hubner said that Auchan was preparing ...
04 October 2017
We round up the latest news from Belgium as Colruyt introduces a digital product finder, while Delhaize updates its breakfast and vegetarian offer. Meanwhile, Carrefour is evolving its convenience offer. Colruyt introduces digital product finder… Colruyt has introduced a product finder website, productzoeker.be which provides detailed product information on its private label Boni Selec...
03 October 2017
We round up the latest news from SPAR across a range of European and Asian markets. SPAR Austria invests €21.1m in its ‘most modern INTERSPAR shopping centre’ … SPAR Austria has begun building its ‘most modern INTERSPAR shopping centre’ in Steyr, investing around €21.1m to do so. Commenting on the development, Markus Kaser, INTERSPAR Austria Managing Director said, ‘In just over a ye...
02 October 2017
We look at the latest private brand initiatives from Walmart spanning grocery, baby and beauty categories. Jet.com to launch 'Uniquely J' range The retailer's Jet.com subsidiary is launching a new range of grocery items, set to be available before the end of the year. The range of around 60 products initially, will span core consumable categories, and will be sold under the 'Uniquely J' bra...
28 September 2017
We round up the latest news from Ahold Delhaize in the US and Europe where CEO Dick Boer talks about the future, while the retailer innovates in health, CSR, online and health & beauty. Ahold Delhaize CEO: ‘make the store more exciting’ In a recent interview with Bloomberg , Ahold Delhaize CEO Dick Boer highlighted that supermarkets must be exciting places to visit to compete with Amazon...