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PLMA to hold PLMA Global online show in March

PLMA to hold PLMA Global online show in March

NEW YORK — The Private Label Manufacturers Association has announced plans for a newly imagined, online private label trade show called PLMA Global. The event, which will provide a virtual venue for the exhibitors and buyers from the organization’s in-person Chicago and Amsterdam events, will take place from March 28 to 31, 2022. Exhibitors can

PLMA’s Chicago trade show rescheduled

PLMA’s Chicago trade show rescheduled

NEW YORK — The Private Label Manufacturers Association has postponed its annual Private Label Trade Show because of concerns about the Delta variant. Now set for January 30 through February 1, the rescheduled show will be held in-person at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Chicago. The show was originally planned for November 14

PLMA looks at SNAP recipients’ shopping habits

PLMA looks at SNAP recipients’ shopping habits

NEW YORK — The Private Label Manufacturers Association has released a study about SNAP recipients’ food shopping attitudes and behaviors.   “The findings produce a marketing and merchandising roadmap that retailers can use to encourage SNAP customers to spend more of their monthly benefits on store brands, thereby stretching their food dollars,” said Peggy Davies, president

Video Forum: Peggy Davies, PLMA

Video Forum: Peggy Davies, PLMA

In this week’s Video Forum, Peggy Davies, who was recently confirmed as president of the Private Label Manufacturers Association after serving in the role on an interim basis since June 2020, discusses efforts to build on the legacy of her predecessor, Brian Sharoff. She also talks about COVID’s impact on the store brand business, the

Peggy Davies named PLMA president

Peggy Davies named PLMA president

NEW YORK  — The Private Label Manufacturers Association said Monday that its Board of Directors has confirmed the appointment of Peggy Davies as PLMA President. Davies has been leading the organization as acting president since June 2020. Her confirmation was effective on June 11, and she will serve a three-year term, according to PLMA. Davies

PLMA: Store brands maintain market share in turbulent year

PLMA: Store brands maintain market share in turbulent year

NEW YORK— Store brands maintained their relative share in the mass retail marketplace in 2020, accounting for about one of every four purchases across major food and nonfood categories, according to the latest figures from the Private Label Manufacturers Association (PLMA). Nearly one in five dollars spent at all outlets – supermarkets, pharmacy retail, warehouse

PLMA announces board members for 2021

PLMA announces board members for 2021

NEW YORK —On March 18, during the Private Label Manufacturers Association’s annual meeting for 2021, Clay Dockery, vice president Corporate Brands, Massimo Zanetti Beverage USA, was re-elected to the position of chairman of the board of directors of PLMA. In addition, Doug Bausch, vice president sales and marketing, LNK International, Inc., was elected to the

PLMA bestows “Salute to Excellence” awards

PLMA bestows “Salute to Excellence” awards

NEW YORK — PLMA honored the best new private label products of 2020 with its Salute to Excellence Awards, announced Friday at PLMA Live’s Private Label Week. The Salute to Excellence awards were created in 1986 to give recognition to retailers for their commitment to the growth and success of store brands, according to the

PLMA sets online private label event

PLMA sets online private label event

NEW YORK – Leading retailers and industry executives are among dozens of speakers announced recently for February 1-5, when PLMA unveils its first major online event for store brands in the U.S., presented and hosted by PLMA Live! the video news and information service of PLMA. Coinciding with five days of back-to-back category events on