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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

PLMALive! presents a week of top speakers, video programming for Private Label Week

PLMALive! presents a week of top speakers, video programming for Private Label Week

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

Former Walmart CEO Bill Simon to speak at PLMA Virtual Washington Conference

Former Walmart CEO Bill Simon to speak at PLMA Virtual Washington Conference

NEW YORK —PLMA has announced that Bill Simon, former Walmart president and CEO will be a featured speaker at the Association’s first Virtual Washington Conference, to be held October 6-7. Simon’s presentation will focus on Retailing and Economy, looking at the unprecedented challenges and opportunities facing retailers and their suppliers as they make their business

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

Scott Gottlieb to keynote PLMA opening breakfast

Scott Gottlieb to keynote PLMA opening breakfast

ROSEMONT, Ill. —  Dr. Scott Gottlieb, who served as commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration from 2017-2019, will deliver the keynote for the opening breakfast at the Private Label Manufacturers Association’s 2019 Private Label Trade Show at the Rosemont Convention Center on Monday, November 18. Gottlieb, who drew plaudits from Democrats and Republicans alike for his

Store-brand sales surge in mass retail arena

Store-brand sales surge in mass retail arena

NEW YORK — Store-brand sales growth in the mass retail channel approached 10% last year, according to new Nielsen data reported by the Private Label Manufacturers Association (PLMA). In 2017, private-label dollar sales at mass merchant, warehouse club and dollar stores totaled $54.9 billion, up 9.3% from $50.2 billion for 2016, while unit sales rose

Store-brand sales edge up at drug stores

Store-brand sales edge up at drug stores

NEW YORK — Store-brand dollar sales and share at drug stores rose to a new high in 2014, according to the Private Label Manufacturers Association. Private-brand dollar share grew to 16.5% at drug stores last year on total private-label sales of $8.3 billion, PLMA said Tuesday in releasing its 2015 Private Label Yearbook. Dollar volume