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Amazon poses new threat to rivals as it ramps up PL

SEATTLE — Amazon.com Inc. reportedly is set to begin rolling out a broadly expanded lineup of private label brands as the company aims to burnish its reputation as a lower-cost retailer and bolster its efforts to sell more perishable goods. Amazon’s private label offerings will be available only to Amazon Prime members, The Wall Street

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