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Private Label Manufacturers Association

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: Functional ingredients provide competitive advantage

PLMA: Functional ingredients provide competitive advantage

NEW YORK  – It’s what’s inside that counts. That’s an increasingly popular consumer mantra when it comes to choosing groceries. Peggy Davies From probiotics and Omega-3 fatty acids to hemp and blueberries, ingredients that offer added benefits to support immunity, gut and brain health, energy levels, and stress management are in high demand. In response,

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 names Peggy Davies as acting president

PLMA names Peggy Davies as acting president

NEW YORK – The board of directors of the Private Label Manufacturers Association has named Peggy Davies acting president. Her appointment follows the death of president Brian Sharoff, who passed away last month after a brief illness. Since 2016, Davies served as PLMA vice president of association relations. “For four decades, Brian was the face

PLMA president Brian Sharoff dies

PLMA president Brian Sharoff dies

NEW YORK – Private Label Manufacturers Association president Brian Sharoff died on Saturday after a brief illness, according to Tim Simmons, the trade group’s vice president of communications. Sharoff was named president of PLMA in 1981, shortly after the association was founded. During his tenure the PLMA’s membership grew from two hundred manufacturers, suppliers, and

Store brands surge 40% in mass retail channel

Store brands surge 40% in mass retail channel

NEW YORK — Store brands are proving to be a powerful weapon for mass merchandisers, club stores and dollar stores as they compete against both Amazon and other brick and mortar retailers the Private Label Manufacturers Association reported Monday. An analysis of the latest Nielsen data reveals that private label dollar volume in the mass retail channel