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Aug 27, 2019, 11:11 ET U.S. supermarket wines are catching up with European counterparts

U.S. supermarket wines, once considered to be poorly made and rarely worth drinking, scored a major success at the 2019 International Salute to...


Apr 22, 2019, 11:28 ET Store brands surge by 40% plus in mass retail channel over 5 years, far outpacing national brands

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...


Dec 03, 2018, 11:48 ET Holiday news for wine lovers

American shoppers, who may be enjoying more wines than ever before, need look no further than their supermarket to find quality wines that cost...


Jul 17, 2018, 11:37 ET American supermarkets win awards for their wines in international competition

Three top U.S. retailers—Costco, Trader Joe's and Aldi—came away with awards for their private label wines in PLMA's 2018 International Salute to...


Jun 15, 2017, 11:38 ET Wine shoppers are finding quality in the grocery aisle

Wine lovers around the world no longer have to leave their favorite supermarket to discover the best wines to buy. Retailers in Europe are...


Nov 02, 2015, 11:36 ET Multi-generation households can take the edge off financial pressures with store brands

With more than 57 million Americans now living in three-generation households, store brands offer a new way to take the edge off financial pressures. ...


Jul 22, 2015, 01:15 ET New Survey Shows Store Brands Offer Savings on Organic, Gluten-Free, and Special Needs Products

Consumers trying to maintain or improve their health are increasingly seeking specialty food and non-food alternatives. Whether they are organic,...


May 19, 2015, 10:45 ET New parents can save on baby products by switching to store brands

Four million babies are born every year in the U.S., adding a new segment of products to the shopping list and a new set of expenses for the...


Mar 26, 2015, 02:05 ET Consumers can keep over-the-counter medicine affordable by using store brands

Over-the-counter healthcare costs can be a burden on the average American consumer. However, a new survey of store brand over-the-counter products...


Nov 10, 2014, 04:47 ET Shoppers can set a full course holiday table with store brands and say thanks for the savings

It's the most wonderful time of the year and, for many consumers, an expensive time too as family and friends come to call, expanding the dinner...


Feb 19, 2014, 02:40 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 piling ...


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? Working...


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%, on...


Jun 11, 2012, 02:22 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 their ...


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. The website comes ...


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, 02:41 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, 02:22 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 reveals...