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Peggy Davies PLMA

Private brands post strong Q1 growth

Private brands post strong Q1 growth

NEW YORK – The Private Label Manufacturers Ass​ociation announced on Thursday that private brands experienced impressive sales gains in the first quarter of 2022. According to IRI, store brands gained 6.5% in dollar sales, while national brands increased 5.2% during the period. Among departments, 15 of 18 experienced store brand dollar growth, with only deli

PLMA Global to feature dynamic speakers, retailer interviews, product profiles

PLMA Global to feature dynamic speakers, retailer interviews, product profiles

NEW YORK — PLMA Global – a new online private label trade show, March 28-31 – will also feature a full agenda of industry presentations, retailer interviews and product profiles. Among the topics and speakers scheduled to be presented during the event: • “The Future of Discount in Europe,” Maxime Delacour, Senior Retail Analyst, IGD.

PLMA partners with IRI to provide members with exclusive store brand market data

PLMA partners with IRI to provide members with exclusive store brand market data

NEW YORK — The Private Label Manufacturers Association, the trade association representing the $200 billion U.S. store brand industry, announced Thursday that in collaboration with IRI, PLMA members now have access to near real-time customized market data. Utilizing IRI’s dynamic, user-friendly Unify data visualization platform, PLMA members and retailers can access store brand category, aisle

PLMA: Functional ingredients provide a competitive advantage

PLMA: Functional ingredients provide a competitive advantage

NEW YORK  – It’s what’s inside that counts. That’s an increasingly popular consumer mantra when it comes to choosing groceries. 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, the Private

PLMA study looks at food shopping habits of consumers who receive SNAP benefits

PLMA study looks at food shopping habits of consumers who receive SNAP benefits

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 of

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,