PLMA Readies for Chicago Trade Show, Nov. 13-15

PLMA’s 2022 Private Label Trade Show - themed “Consumers Are Back in Charge” - will be held in-person, November 13-15, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Chicago. News anchor Jodi Daley shares all the details. Click here for video.

Private Brand Buying Rises in the EU

About 30% of Europeans buy more private brands now compared to before the pandemic, according to a new PLMA study. Maureen Donoghue shares the results in our latest news brief. Click here for video.

Inflation is a Boon to Ingles’ Private Brand

As inflation rises, Southeastern grocer Ingles Markets is promoting the value of its Laura Lynn private brand on social media, in recipes, videos and more. Corporate Dietitian Leah McGrath provides details of the effort.  Watch interview with host Carol Angrisani. Click here for video.

Latest at Kroger, Lowes Foods, Albertsons, Fresh Market

In this exciting new video series, host Carol Angrisani reveals new product trends, unique marketing campaigns and industry buzz. This episode includes hair care news at Albertsons and Kroger; chocolate sampling at Fresh Market; and "Good & Evil" hot sauce at Lowes. Click here for video.

PLMA Show Exhibitors Tap into Emerging Trends

The exhibitor list for PLMA's Private Label Trade Show, Nov. 13-15 in Chicago, continues to grow. Sharon Davis, Director of Trade Show Sales, provides an update on wellness, sustainability, and other product trends to spot on the show floor.

Paralympian Shares Details of SpartanNash Partnership

Decorated veteran and Paralympian Melissa Stockwell is the new spokesperson for the Our Family line of groceries from SpartanNash. In an interview with PLMA Live! she shares her inspiring journey, her partnership and what she loves most about the brand. Click here for video.

PLMA’s “World of Private Label” Trade Show Returns

For the first time since 2019, PLMA’s “World of Private Label” International Trade Show was held in Amsterdam on May 31 - June 1 and made a record-setting return. Over 15,000 people from 120 countries came to see the nearly 2,500 exhibiting companies for 70 countries at the show at the RAI Exhibition Center.

Speaking from the trade show floor, PLMA President Peggy Davies said “People are conducting business, networking, reacquainting themselves with people they haven’t seen in some time. We’re in this great environment where everyone is growing their business.” To see the full story on the “World of Private Label” International Trade Show click here.

In addition, PLMA’s Salute to Excellence winners were announced during the show and presentations on PLMA’s upcoming European consumer survey, the state of the grocery industry in Europe and a report on trends in the private label industry were also presented.

PLMA now prepares for its Chicago Trade Show to be held at the Rosemont Convention Center November 13-15. For more information about exhibiting please call us at +1 212 972-3131 or e-mail exhibit@plma.com. For information to attending, visit plma.com or email us at info@plma.com

PLMA Holds Record-Setting International Trade Show

PLMA’s 2022 “World of Private Label” International Trade Show, held May 31- June 1 in Amsterdam, was an overwhelming success. The show floor was buzzing with excitement as business partners gathered in-person again. Watch as PLMA President Peggy Davies shares a special message direct from the show floor.  Meanwhile, news anchor Judith Kolenburg gives us a look inside one of the special features of the show, the “Idea Supermarket”. Click here for video.

Industry Veteran Hosts New PLMA Video Program

In-the-Know industry journalist Carol Angrisani hosts a new PLMA video program called “What’s the Latest in Private Brands?” The program joins other exclusive content on plmalive.com from the PLMA Live! news team.

The info-packed new series goes beyond the headlines to provide a unique look at product trends, marketing and merchandising campaigns and industry buzz. The premiere episode includes private brand news from Costco, Foxtrot, Aldi and Hy-Vee.   Click here to watch.

 

Private Brands Support Social Causes

Retailers recognize the importance of charitable giving. They are leveraging their private brands to partner on cause-specific initiatives that help the environment, the hungry, pet shelters and more. Click here for video.