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Since the recession a decade ago, private-label brands — items manufactured by a third party and sold under a retailer’s brand — have flourished and appear poised for continued growth in U.S. markets. In food, private label was once stigmatized as a “generic,” low-price option. Today, private-label foods provide a mark of quality and distinction for retailers.

  • Private label shines brightly today because it allows retailers to differentiate themselves, profitably.
  • Consumers have a growing interest in private label, building momentum for store brands like 365, Simple Truth and Kirkland.
  • Influential voices from industry research experts to retailers agree this is an opportunity worth watching, but for how long?

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