Blog: Why private label is no longer an ambulance-chaser
Dean Best | 2 June 2010
The growth of own label in the US has been a notable feature of the last 12-18 months as cash-strapped shoppers plumped for cheaper retailer brands.
However, private label was already showing signs of gaining traction in the US before the downturn and, writes our contributing editor Ben Cooper this week, the sector stands to continue to grow even as the economy recovers.
Dean Foods, the largest dairy processor in the US, has seen fierce competition from own label hit its profits and any brand owner should be watching developments with interest.
Hain Celestial, under the scrutiny of the investment community in recent months and facing some challenges in its domestic market, has announced another shuffling of its management pack....
FrieslandCampina, which today served up higher profits but lower sales for 2016, is ready to offload the last non-dairy business owned by the Dutch cooperative giant....
To follow on from our earlier notice and after some hard work from our technical team, just-food is back live after today's power outage....
Much of the UK has felt the impact of Storm Doris today - and just-food's head office has been no exception....
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