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Feb 19, 2014, 14:40 ET

New pricing study highlights savings for store brands while the winter drags on

For much of the country, mother nature delivered an extra dose of cold winter misery this season. But at least consumers could take comfort by...

Apr 30, 2013, 10:27 ET

New PLMA Study Spotlights Who Is Today's Primary Shopper?

 For today's retailers and manufacturers, it has become increasingly complicated to pinpoint who are today's primary shoppers. Soccer moms?...

Feb 12, 2013, 10:25 ET

Store brands prices stay hot during the coldest months, saving shoppers 30% on average

A new pricing study compares a winter grocery list of store brand products vs. national brands and finds that consumers could save more than 30%,...

Jun 11, 2012, 14:22 ET

In time for summer, shoppers can save 36% with store brands and pocket some cool change

A new pricing study compares a summer shopping basket of store brands vs. national brands and finds that consumers could save more than 36% off...

Mar 28, 2012, 11:40 ET

New Website Offers Recipes for Store Brand Products

 If you are looking for cost-saving recipes for lunch, dinner or desserts, there's a new website, StoreBrandsUSA.com, that can help. ...

Nov 21, 2011, 12:34 ET

Thanks to Store Brands, Shoppers Could Save About One-Third on Holiday Stock Up

With the peak gift-buying season just around the corner, grocery shoppers might be especially thankful to find a way to sock away sure savings when...

Sep 14, 2011, 14:41 ET

Store Brands Pack Sharp Savings for Back-to-School, New Market Basket Study Shows

With kids back in the classroom and summer fading, a new survey looked at supermarket prices of 40 common back-to-school items and found that...

Aug 02, 2011, 14:22 ET

New Price Comparison Shows Summer Shopping Savings of 35% When Buying Store Brands

A new pricing study compares a summer shopping basket of store brands vs. national brands and finds that consumers can save more than 35% off their...

Dec 07, 2010, 11:28 ET

Grocery Price Check: Switch to Store Brand Helps Shoppers Save 33% While Ringing Up the Season

A new study of supermarket prices by PLMA reveals shoppers on average could save almost a third off their grocery bill by filling their seasonal...

Aug 11, 2010, 09:36 ET

Store Brands Pricing Study: Shoppers Can Save More than 30% on Summer Market Basket Items

While temperatures sizzle and the economy fizzles, families can still find a way to budget more fun time in their summer. Whether they're packing...

Mar 31, 2010, 09:22 ET

Economic Recovery? New Study Underscores Shoppers' Concerns and Store Brands' Continuing Appeal

By a very sizeable margin, American consumers appear to be at odds with recent reports that the economy has improved.  A new nationwide study...

Oct 27, 2009, 15:11 ET

Supermarket Shoppers Can Save 35 Percent on Fall Grocery Bill Buying Store Brands, Survey Shows

With the kids back in school and winter just around the corner, a new survey of supermarket prices on twenty-five commonly purchased items found...

Jul 13, 2009, 11:27 ET

Market Basket Analysis Shows Savings Continue for Consumers Buying Store Brands

Supermarket shoppers continue to reap sizeable savings on products throughout the store when choosing the retailer's brand, but it also seems...

Jun 15, 2009, 11:20 ET

91% of Shoppers Will Keep Buying Store Brands After Recession Ends

New consumer polling data shows that an overwhelming majority of U.S. supermarket shoppers will continue purchasing store brand products after the...

Feb 11, 2009, 10:20 ET

U.S. Consumers are Changing Their Grocery Shopping as Economy Worsens

New consumer polling data from GfK Custom Research North America reveals that U.S. consumers are making big changes in their supermarket shopping...

Nov 13, 2007, 00:00 ET

$55 Billion in Sales Could Shift to Store Brands, McKinsey Study Predicts At Private Label Trade Show in Chicago

CHICAGO, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- $55 billion in annual supermarket sales could shift from national brands to store brands if the aggressive...

Oct 02, 2007, 01:00 ET

Retailers Across the Country Win Awards for Outstanding Store Brand Products

NEW YORK, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Movies have the Oscars. Television has the Emmys. Supermarkets, drug stores, discounters and other retailers...

Jun 04, 2007, 01:00 ET

Shoppers Turning to Retailers for Innovative New Products

NEW YORK, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Searching to find new products that are innovative and exciting, more and more American consumers are turning...

Jun 13, 2005, 01:00 ET

Consumers Say Store Brand Products Now Taste Just as Good as Well-Known National Brands

NEW YORK, June 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether sitting down for breakfast, lunch or dinner, Americans are now just as likely to prefer the taste of...