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Private Label Food and Beverages in the U.S., 7th Edition

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Private Label Food and Beverages in the U.S., 7th Edition

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An ongoing recession with no clear end in sight has created a rich environment for steadily improving sales of private label food and beverage products. Private label products provide grocery retailers with greater profit margins than national brands and allow them to meet the consumer demand for lower prices. Private label foods and beverages now account for 20% to 25% of dollar sales and even higher percentages of unit sales in mainstream grocery chains such as Supervalu and Kroger; over 80% in specialty outlets such as Trader Joe's; and top 90% for low price specialists like Aldi.

Grocery retailers across the board have announced plans to increase private label offerings, reporting the specific target goals they are aiming toward. The current market is notable for the expansion into upscale and gourmet segments, the increased presence of private label "good-for-you" products, and the consolidation of multiple private label lines under new, more eye-catching labels.

This third edition of "Private Label Food & Beverage in The U.S." analyzes the U.S. market for foods and beverages sold under the proprietary labels of retailers, referred to in the trade as private label or store brand products. The focus is on the private label activities of the major grocery outlets like supermarkets, mass merchandisers, and warehouse clubs but also examines the trend toward private label grocery sales in other channels such as drugstores, convenience stores and, especially dollar stores. Included are estimates of total dollar sales and unit sales along with forecasts for growth through 2016.

Chapter 1: Executive Summary

Scope of Report

Methodology

Two Markets: Foods and Beverages

Food Market

Center Store

Frozen Food

Dairy Food

Refrigerated Food

Bakery Products

Meats, Poultry and Seafood

Beverage Market

Private-Label Food & Beverage Market Size and Growth

Total Private Label Food & Beverage Market Nearing $100 Billion

Table 1-1: Private Label Food & Beverage Retail Sales vs.Total Food & Beverage Retail Sales, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Private Label Food Sales Top $80 Billion

Table 1-2: Total Private Label Food Retail Dollar and Unit Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $, millions units)

Private Label Beverages Near $18 Billion

Table 1-3: Total Private Label Beverage Retail Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $, millions units)

Total Private Label Food & Beverage to Reach $133 billion

Table 1-4: Forecast of Private Label Food & Beverage Retail Dollar Sales vs. Total Food & Beverage Retail Dollar Sales, 2011-2016 (in millions $)

Competitive Retail Landscape

Supermarket Share of Overall Grocery Market Has Declined

Table 1-5: Food-At-Home Sales by Type of Outlet, 1993-2010 (percent)

Pricing Has Been Key to Shift in Market Share

Table 1-6: Average Annual Expenditures and Income of All Consumer Units and Percent Changes, 2008-2010

Private Label Has Important Role

Consumers Save Big with Private Label

Table 1-7: Average Percentage Differences in National Brand vs.Private Label Pricing for Selected Food Categories

Drugstores Grow Grocery Operations Through Private Label

Dollar Stores Big Winners from Recession

Back to the Neighborhood

Future Growth Highly Probable

Table 1-8: Selected Private Label Gainers and Losers 2010-2011

Optimists and Pessimists Alike Focus on Careful Spending

Price War Heats Up Among Retailers

Price Comparison as Strategy

Joining the Locavore Movement

Social Media Especially Useful for Reaching Younger Consumers

Wholesalers Consolidating

Is Private Label Hitting a Wall?

Possibility That "Frugal Fatigue" May Become a Game Changer

Price Freezes

Increasing Marketing Professionalism

Comparison Promotions

Sampling

Social Media

Twitter Comes On Strong

Mobile Media

Promotional Activities

Appealing to Local Interests

Packaging a Key Element of Private Label Marketing

New Images More Striking

A Design for Each Value Level

New Packaging and the Consumer

Keeping Pace with National Brands

Keeping Pace in Emerging Categories

Expanding Ethnic Lines

Healthy Ingredients

The Consumer

Private Label Users in Period of Transition

Motives for Private Label Purchasing are Mixed

Decision Making on Private Label Still in Flux

Private Label Usage Preference Rates by Winter 2012 Top 20 Categories

Figure 1-1: Percentage of U.S. Adults Who Most Often Use

Private Label: Top 20 Food and Beverage Categories, Winter 2012

Consistent Growth Patters Among Top Private Label Categories

Table 1-9: Percentage of U.S. Households That Most Often Use Private Label: Top 20 Food and Beverage Categories, 2008-2012

Store Brands vs. National Brands

Table 1-10: Attitudes of Grocery Shoppers toward National/Name

Brands and Store Brands, 2011 (percent of grocery shoppers)

Chapter 2: Overall Private Label Food & Beverage Market

Scope of Report

Methodology

Two Markets: Foods and Beverages

Food Market

Center Store

Frozen Food

Dairy Food

Refrigerated Food

Bakery Products

Meats, Poultry and Seafood

Beverage Market

Private Label Food & Beverage Market Size and Growth

Total Private Label Food & Beverage Market Nearing $100 Billion

Penetration Within Food, Drug & Mass-Market Channels

Private Label Food & Beverage vs. Total Market

Table 2-1: Private Label Food & Beverage Retail Sales vs. Total Food & Beverage Retail Sales, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Total Food & Beverage CAGR at Less Than Half That of Private Label

More Categories Grow than Decrease

Figure 2-1: Percent of Food and Beverage Categories with Dollar Sales Increases, 2010 to 2011

Private Label Food vs. Private Label Beverage

Figure 2-2: Share of Private Label Market by Food and Beverage Dollar Sales, 2007 vs. 2011 (percent)

Private Label Food Sales Top $80 Billion

Slow Beverage Growth Begins with Lower Milk Prices

Table 2-2: Total Private Label Food Retail Dollar Sales vs. Private Label Beverage Retail Dollar Sales, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Private Label Food vs. Branded Food

Figure 2-3: Share of Total Food Market by Private Label and National Brand Retail Dollar Sales, 2007 vs. 2011 (percent)

National Brand Foods Struggle as Recession Deepens

Table 2-3: Private Label Food Retail Sales vs. National Brand Food Retail Sales, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Private Label Food Unit Growth Tops 9.5 Billion from 2007 to 2011

Table 2-4: Private Label Food Retail Unit Sales vs. National Brand Food Retail Unit Sales, 2007-2011 (in millions units)

National Brand Unit Sales Decline 3% in 2011

Figure 2-4: Percent of Total Food Unit Sales, Private Label vs.Branded, 2007-2011

Decreases Dominate in Food Unit Sales Categories

Figure 2-5: Percent of Food and Beverage Categories with Unit Sales Increases, 2010 to 2011

Private Label Food Average Price per Unit

Table 2-5: Private Label Food Retail Average Price per Unit vs. National Brand Food Retail Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011

(in dollars)

Private Label Food Prices Grow Less than 3.3%

Private Label Beverages vs. National Brand Beverages

Figure 2-6: Percent of Total Beverage Dollar Sales, Private Label vs. Branded, 2007-2011

National Brand Beverages See Rebound in 2011

Table 2-6: Private Label Beverage Retail Sales vs. National Brand Beverage Retail Sales, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Private Label Beverage Unit Sales Expand

Figure 2-7: Percent of Total Beverage Unit Sales, Private Label

vs. Branded, 2007-2011

Branded Beverage Unit Sales Turn Upward in 2010

Table 2-7: Private Label Beverage Retail Unit Sales vs. National Brand Beverage Retail Unit Sales, 2007-2011 (in millions units)

Slow Growth for Private Label Beverage Average Price Per Unit

Branded Beverage Average Unit Price Held in Check

Table 2-8: Private Label Beverage Retail Average Price per Unit vs. Branded Retail Beverage Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in dollars)

Private Label Food & Beverage Market Forecast

Total Private Label Food & Beverage to Reach $133 billion

Table 2-9: Forecast of Private label Food & Beverage Retail Dollar Sales vs. Total Food & Beverage Retail Dollar Sales, 2011-2016 (in millions $)

Table 2-10: Forecast of Total Private Label Food Retail Dollar Sales vs. Private Label Beverage Retail Dollar Sales, 2011-2016 (in millions $)

Looking Ahead to 2016

Private Label Will Continue to Benefit

Brand Manufacturers Will Continue to Resist

Role of Quality

Building Relationships with Consumers

Building Identity through Building Relationships

Chapter 3: The Private Label Food Market

Private Label Food Topped $80 Billion in 2011

Figure 3-1: Private Label Food Retail Sales and Share of Total Food Retail Sales, 2007-2011 (in $ millions)

Slow Economy Boosts Private Label Food Sales

Table 3-1: Total Private Label Food Retail Dollar and Unit Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Manufacturer Costs Impact Consumer Sales and Prices

Private Label Food Sales by Store Department

Center Store

Table 3-2: Total Private Label Food Retail Sales by Category,2007-2011 (in millions $)

Frozen Foods

Dairy Food

Refrigerated Food

Bakery Products

Meat, Poultry, Seafood

Private Label Food Shares by Category

Figure 3-2: Share of Private Label Food Market by Category Dollar Sales, 2007 vs. 2011 (percent)

Private Label Center Store Foods

Figure 3-3: Private Label Center Store Food Retail Sales and Share of Total Center Store Food Retail Sales, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Unit Growth and Price Growth Trail Sales Increases

Table 3-3: Total Private Label Center Store Food Retail Dollar and Unit Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Private Label Center Store Products Segments

Figure 3-4: Share of Private Label Center Store Food Category by Product Segment Dollar Sales, 2007 vs. 2011 (percent)

Snacks

Table 3-4: Total Private Label Snack Retail Dollar and Unit Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Condiments, Sauces, Spices & Spreads

Table 3-5: Total Private Label Condiments, Sauces, Spices & Spreads Retail Dollar and Unit Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Baking & Cooking Products

Table 3-6: Total Private Label Baking & Cooking Products Retail Dollar and Unit Sales and Average Price per Unit,2007-2011 (in millions $)

Dinners & Side Dishes

Table 3-7: Total Private Label Dinners & Side Dishes Retail Dollar and Unit Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Vegetables, Tomato Products & Beans (Canned & Dried)

Table 3-8: Total Private Label Vegetables, Tomato Products & Beans (Canned & Dried) Retail Dollar and Unit Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Breakfast Foods

Table 3-9: Total Private Label Breakfast Foods Retail Dollar and Unit Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Shelf-Stable Meats & Seafood

Table 3-10: Total Private Label Shelf-Stable Meats & Seafood Retail Dollar and Unit Sales and Average Price per Unit,2007-2011 (in millions $)

Fruit (Canned, Bottled, Dried)

Table 3-11: Total Private Label Fruit (Canned, Bottled, Dried)

Retail Dollar and Unit Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Ethnic Foods

Table 3-12: Total Private Label Ethnic Foods Retail Dollar and Unit Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Candy & Gum

Table 3-13: Total Private Label Candy & Gum Retail Dollar and Unit Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Baby Foods

Table 3-14: Total Private Label Baby Foods Retail Dollar and Unit Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Private Label Frozen Foods

Figure 3-5: Private Label Frozen Food Retail Sales and Share of Total Frozen Food Retail Sales, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Private Label Frozen Foods Sees Growth on Unit, Price Increases

Table 3-15 Total Private Label Frozen Food Retail Dollar and Unit Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Private Label Frozen Food Product Segments

Figure 3-6: Share of Private Label Frozen Food Category by Product Segment Dollar Sales, 2007 vs. 2011 (percent)

Frozen Meat, Poultry & Seafood

Table 3-16: Total Private Label Frozen Meat, Poultry & Seafood Retail Dollar and Unit Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Frozen Desserts

Table 3-17: Total Private Label Frozen Desserts Retail Dollar and Unit Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Frozen Vegetables

Table 3-18: Total Private Label Frozen Vegetables Retail Dollar and Unit Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Frozen Dishes

Table 3-19: Total Private Label Frozen Dishes Retail Dollar and Unit Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Frozen Breakfast Foods & All Other Products

Table 3-20: Total Private Label Frozen Breakfast Foods & All Other Frozen Product Retail Dollar and Unit Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Frozen Fruit

Table 3-21: Total Private Label Frozen Fruit Retail Dollar and Unit Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Private Label Dairy Foods

Figure 3-7: Private Label Dairy Food Retail Sales and Share of Total Dairy Retail Food Sales, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Private Label Dairy Foods Fluctuate Through Period

Table 3-22: Total Private Label Dairy Food Retail Dollar and Unit Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Private Label Dairy Food Product Segments

Figure 3-8: Share of Private Label Dairy Food Category by Product Segment Dollar Sales, 2007 vs. 2011 (percent)

Eggs

Table 3-23: Total Private Label Eggs Retail Dollar and Unit Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Natural Cheese

Table 3-24: Total Private Label Natural Cheese Retail Dollar and Unit Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Cultured Dairy

Table 3-25: Total Private Label Cultured Dairy Retail Dollar and Unit Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Butter & Butter Substitutes

Table 3-26: Total Private Label Butter & Butter Substitute Retail Dollar and Unit Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Processed Cheese

Table 3-27: Total Private Label Processed Cheese Retail Dollar and Unit Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

All Other Dairy Foods

Table 3-28: Total Private Label All Other Dairy Foods Retail Dollar and Unit Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Private Label Refrigerated Foods

Figure 3-9: Private Label Refrigerated Food Retail Sales and Share of Total Refrigerated Food Retail Sales, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Modest Growth for Refrigerated Private Label Products

Table 3-29: Total Private Label Refrigerated Food Retail Dollar and Unit Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Private Label Refrigerated Food Product Segment

Figure 3-10: Share of Private Label Refrigerated Food Category by Product Segment Dollar Sales, 2007 vs. 2011 (percent)

Private Label Refrigerated Dishes Top $4.2 Billion

Table 3-30: Total Private Label Refrigerated Dishes Retail Dollar and Unit Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2001-2011 (in millions $)

Lunchmeats See Growth from Price Increases

Table 3-31: Total Private Label Lunchmeats Retail Dollar and Unit Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Refrigerated Dough and Baked Goods Sales Are Flat

Table 3-32: Total Private Label Dough & Baked Goods Retail Dollar and Unit Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Mixed Bag of Other Refrigerated Foods Fares Well

Table 3-33: Total Private Label All Other Refrigerated Products Retail Dollar and Unit Sales and Average Price per Unit,2007-2011 (in millions $)

Private Label Bakery Foods

Figure 3-11: Private Label Bakery Food Retail Sales and Share of Total Bakery Food Retail Sales, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Unit Sales Negative

Table 3-34: Total Private Label Bakery Food Retail Dollar and Unit Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Private Label Bakery Food Product Segments

Figure 3-12: Share of Private Label Bakery Food Category by

Product Segment Dollar Sales, 2007 vs. 2011 (percent)

Non-Sweet Bakery Food

Table 3-35: Total Private Label Non-Sweet Bakery Food Retail Dollar and Unit Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Sweet Bakery Food

Table 3-36: Total Private Label Sweet Bakery Food Retail Dollar and Unit Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Private Label Meats, Poultry & Seafood

Figure 3-13: Private Label Meats, Poultry & Seafood Retail Sales and Share of Total Meats, Poultry & Seafood Retail Sales,2007-2011 (in millions $)

Category Growth Nears 10% CAGR

Table 3-37: Total Private Label Retail Meats, Poultry & Seafood Sales,2007-2011 (in millions $)

Private Label Meat, Poultry & Seafood Product Segments

Figure 3-14: Share of Private Label Meats, Poultry & Seafood Category by Product Segment Dollar Sales, 2007 vs. 2011 (percent)

Fresh Meat & Poultry

Table 3-38: Total Private Label Fresh Meats & Poultry Retail Dollar and Unit Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Breakfast Meats

Table 3-39: Total Private Label Breakfast Meats Retail Dollar and Unit Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Processed Dinner Meat

Table 3-40: Total Private Label Processed Dinner Meat Retail Sales,2007-2011 (in millions $)

Fresh Seafood

Table 3-41: Total Private Label Fresh Seafood Retail Dollar and Unit Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Chapter 4: The Private Label Beverage Market

Private Label Beverages Near $18 Billion

Figure 4-1: Private Label Beverage Retail Sales and Share of Total Beverage Retail Sales, 2007-2011 (in billions $)

Slower Growth Despite Slow Economy

Table 4-1: Total Private Label Beverage Retail Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $, millions units)

Private Label Beverage Category Sales

Three Categories Above Overall Rate of Growth, Four Below

Private Label Dairy Beverages Just Over 3% CAGR

Private Label Juices Show Barely Increase

Private Label Bottled Water Increases Category Share

Carbonated Beverages Increase Category Penetration

Private Label Coffee & Tea Topped $1.5 Billion

Drink Mix Sales Fall

Private Label Sports & Energy Drinks Get Hit by Recession

Table 4-2: Total Private Label Beverage Retail Sales by Category,2007-2011 (in millions $)

Private Label Beverage Shares by Category

Figure 4-2: Share of Private Label Beverage Market by Category Dollar Sales, 2007 vs. 2011 (percent)

Private Label Dairy Beverages

Figure 4-3: Private Label Dairy Beverage Retail Sales and Share of Total Dairy Beverage Retail Sales, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Prices Also Impact Private Label Dairy Beverage Sales

Table 4-3: Total Private Label Dairy Beverage Retail Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $, millions units)

Private Label Milk Declines on Lower Prices

Private Label Milk Substitutes and Cultured Dairy Beverages Shine

Table 4-4: Total Private Label Dairy Beverage Retail Sales, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Other Private Label Dairy Beverages Show Mixed Growth

Private Label Dairy Beverage Shares by Product Segment

Figure 4-4: Share of Private Label Dairy Beverage Category by Product Segment Dollar Sales, 2007 vs. 2011 (percent)

Private Label Non-Milk Beverages Growing in Importance

Private Label Fruit & Vegetable Juices

Figure 4-5: Private Label Fruit & Vegetable Juice Retail Sales and Share of Total Fruit & Vegetable Juice Retail Sales, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Negative Unit Growth for Private Label Juices

Table 4-5: Total Private Label Fruit & Vegetable Juice Retail Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $, millions units)

A Plethora of Juice Product Segments

Growth Slows for Private Label Refrigerated Orange Juice

Frozen Orange Juice Down, Bottled Up

Private Label Juices Split Nearly Even Between Growth and Decline

Table 4-6: Total Private Label Fruit & Vegetable Juice Retail Sales, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Private Label Fruit & Vegetable Juice Shares by Product Segment

Figure 4-6: Share of Private Label Fruit & Vegetable Juice Category by Product Segment Dollar Sales, 2007 vs. 2011 (percent)

Private Label Bottled Water

Figure 4-7: Private Label Bottled Water Retail Sales and Share of Total Bottled Water Retail Sales, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Price increases Lift Private Label Bottled Water Sales Growth

Table 4-7: Total Private Label Bottled Water Retail Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $, millions units)

Strong Growth for Private Label Convenience/Pet Still Water

Table 4-8: Total Private Label Bottled Water Retail Sales, 2007-2011

(in millions $)

Consumers Opt for Smaller Private Label Bottled Water Units

Figure 4-8: Share of Private Label Bottled Water Category by

Product Segment Dollar Sales, 2007 vs. 2011 (percent)

Private Label Carbonated Beverages

Figure 4-9: Private Label Carbonated Beverage Retail Sales and Share of Total Carbonated Beverage Retail Sales, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Soft Drinks Sales Slow Down

Table 4-9: Total Private Label Carbonated Beverage Retail Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $, millions units)

Low Calorie Soft Drinks Have Most Growth

Table 4-10: Total Private Label Carbonated Beverage Retail Sales,2007-2011 (in millions $)

Regular Soft Drinks Dominate Category

Figure 4-10: Share of Private Label Carbonated Beverage Category by Product Segment Dollar Sales, 2007 vs. 2011 (percent)

Private Label Coffee & Tea

Figure 4-11: Private Label Coffee & Tea Retail Sales and Share of Total Coffee & Tea Retail Sales, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Average Unit Price Flattens

Table 4-11: Total Private Label Coffee & Tea Retail Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $, millions units)

Tea Sales Gain Share from Coffee

Private Label Ground Coffees

Refrigerated Teas

Canned and Bottled Teas

Whole Coffee Beans

Other Private Label Coffee and Tea Products

Table 4-12: Total Private Label Coffee & Tea Retail Sales, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Private Label Coffee & Tea Shares by Product Segment

Figure 4-12: Share of Private Label Coffee & Tea Category by Product Segment Dollar Sales, 2007 vs. 2011 (percent)

Private Label Drink Mixes

Figure 4-13: Private Label Drink Mix Retail Sales and Share of Total Drink Mix Retail Sales, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Private Label Drink Mixes Unit Sales Decline Through 2011

Table 4-13: Total Private Label Drink Mix Retail Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $, millions units)

Private Label Fruit Drinks Lose Ground

Private Label Hot Cocoa Growth Modest

Mixed Results for Other Segments

Table 4-14: Total Private Label Drink Mix Retail Sales, 2007-2011

(in millions $)

Private Label Drink Mix Shares by Product Segment

Figure 4-14: Share of Private Label Drink Mix Category by Product Segment Dollar Sales, 2007 vs. 2011

Private Label Sports & Energy Drinks

Figure 4-15: Private Label Sports & Energy Drink Retail Sales and Share of Total Sports & Energy Drinks Retail Sales, 2007-2011 (in millions $)

Unit Sales Show Negative Growth

Table 4-15: Total Private Label Sports & Energy Drink Retail Sales and Average Price per Unit, 2007-2011 (in millions $, millions units)

Sports and Energy Drink Mixes Have Strongest Growth

Table 4-16: Total Private Label Sports & Energy Drink Retail Sales,2007-2011 (in millions $)

Private Label Sports & Energy Drink Shares by Product Segment

Figure 4-16: Share of Private Label Sports & Energy Drink Category by Product Segment Dollar Sales, 2007 vs. 2011 (percent)

Chapter 5: Competition in the Retail Landscape

Supermarket Share of Overall Grocery Market Has Declined

Table 5-1: Food-At-Home Sales by Type of Outlet, 1993-2010

Pricing Has Been Key to Shift in Market Share

Table 5-2: Average Annual Expenditures and Income of All Consumer Units and Percent Changes, 2008-2010

Private Label Has Important Role

Private Label Proliferation and Consolidation

Table 5-3: Private Label Grocery Brands

Consumers Save Big with Private Label

Table 5-4: Average Percentage Differences in National Brand vs.Private Label Pricing for Selected Food Categories

Private Labels Challenge Weaker Branded Lines

Drugstores Grow Grocery Operations Through Private Label

Table 5-5: Drug Chain Grocery Brands

Dollar Stores Big Winners from Recession

Beyond Price as a Motivation

Back to the Neighborhood

Working Toward Innovation

Millennials Influence Shifts in Retail Landscape

Ethnic Grocery Chains Proliferate

Table 5-6: Selected Asian and Hispanic Supermarket Chains

The Man Aisle

Retail Landscape Will Continue to Change

Private Label Manufacturers Respond to Changing Landscape .

Ralcorp Consolidates

ConAgra Keeps Acquiring

Small Companies Continue to Enter PL Manufacturing Field

Retailers are Private Label Manufacturers, Too

Competitor Profiles

Supervalu: Poster Child for Supermarket Woes

Overview: A Victim of the Recession

Table 5-7: Supervalu Financials, 2007-2011 (in millions)

Private Label Expected to Contribute to Turnaround

Can Supervalu Survive Intact?

Ahold USA

Driving Private Label

Aldi, Inc.

Overview

Costco Wholesale Corporation

Overview

Delhaize America LLC

Overview

Table 5-8: Delhaize America, 2009-2011

Table 5-9: Delhaize America, Stores by Region

Food Lion Transformation

Bottom Dollar to Expand

MyEssentials Private Label to Receive More Promotion

The Kroger Co.

Overview

Table 5-10: Kroger Sales and Earnings, Fiscal 2009-2011 (in $ millions)

Key Role for Private Label at Kroger

Safeway, Inc.

Overview

Table 5-11: Safeway Sales and Earnings, Fiscal 2009-2011 (in $ millions)

"Lifestyle" Transformation Almost Completed

Extensive Private Label Offerings

Table 5-12: Safeway Manufacturing and Food Processing Facilities,2011

Target Corporation

Overview

Table 5-13: Target Sales and Earnings, Fiscal 2009-2011 (in $ millions) .

Table 5-14: Target Sales by Product Category Fiscal 2009-2011

Target's Private Label

Trader Joe's Co., Inc.

Overview

Walmart Stores, Inc.

Overview

Table 5-15: Walmart Operating Results, 2008-2012

Small Is Beautiful for Walmart

Table 5-16: Walmart Unit Footprints

Private Label Still in the Mix

Whole Foods Market, Inc.

Overview

Food & Beverage Sales

Chapter 6: Private Label Food and Beverage Trends

Private Label Success Is Firm

Performance by Category is Uneven

Table 6-1: Selected Private Label Gainers and Losers 2010-2011

Future Growth Highly Probable

Optimists and Pessimists Alike Focus on Careful Spending

Prices Going Up

Wegmans Price Freeze Defies Drought

Rising Costs, Not Just Lower Incomes

Table 6-2: U.S. Income Data, December 2008-June 2012 (in billions of dollars)

Table 6-3: U.S. Employment Data, 2001-2012 (in millions)

Mutli-Tier Practice Helps with Rising Prices

Price War Heats Up Among Retailers

Price Comparison as Strategy

Is Private Label Hitting a Wall?

Possibility That "Frugal Fatigue" May Become a Game Changer

Expect the Unexpected

Retailers Expanding Multiple Private Label Levels

Table 6-4: Supervalu Food & Beverage Private Label Tiers

Several Price Options for Same Product

Figure 6-1: Multi Level Store Brand and National Brand Fettuccini Price Options

Cardholders Gain Added Value on Private Label

European Model is Being Followed

Niche Private Label Lines

Senior Focus

Expanding Good-for-You Private Label: Going Healthy,Natural and Organic

Walmart Launches "Great For You" Healthy Food Label

Spartan Stores Beat Walmart

Joining the Locavore Movement

Family-Sizes Move to Prepared Foods Arena

Sustainable Packaging: Doing Well by Doing Good

Packaging Important to European Retailer Identity

U.S. Retailers Opting for High Concepts

Increasing Use of Private Label in Promotional Activities

Private Label Promotion Via Social Media

Social Media Especially Useful for Reaching Younger Consumers

Leveraging Employee Input

Co-Branding For Manufacturer Cache

Made-in-USA Label Matters to Consumers

Conflict with Brand Manufacturers

Brand Manufacturers Fighting Back

Private Label Wholesalers Double Down

Wholesalers Consolidating

Chapter 7: Marketing and New Product Activity

Marketing Activity

Private Label Continues To Grow

Purpose of Private Label Marketing

The "Marketing Tax"

Private Label as Marketing Tool for Stores

Intensified Promotion of Private Label Food and Beverage Products

Marketing Dilemma for Retailers

Price Freezes

Increasing Marketing Professionalism

In-Store Advertising and Promotion

Comparison Promotions

Sampling

Private Label Promotions and Loyalty Cards

On Air Advertising and Promotion

Loblaw's "Recipes to Riches" Participation

Social Media

Table 7-1: Social Media Responses

Twitter Comes On Strong

Entering the Blogosphere

Mobile Media

Promotional Activities

Appealing to Local Interests

Sponsorships, Charities, Local Support

Local Support

School Promotions

Packaging a Key Element

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IoT is still a vague buzzword for many people. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Mike Kavis, Vice President & Principal Cloud Architect at Cloud Technology Partners, will discuss the business value of IoT that goes far beyond the general public's perception that IoT is all about wearables and home consumer services. The presentation will also discuss how IoT is perceived by investors and how venture capitalist access this space. Other topics to discuss are barriers to success, what is new, what is old, and what the future may hold.
Whether you're a startup or a 100 year old enterprise, the Internet of Things offers a variety of new capabilities for your business. IoT style solutions can help you get closer your customers, launch new product lines and take over an industry. Some companies are dipping their toes in, but many have already taken the plunge, all while dramatic new capabilities continue to emerge. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Reid Carlberg, Senior Director, Developer Evangelism at salesforce.com, to discuss real-world use cases, patterns and opportunities you can harness today.
All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devices – computers, smartphones, tablets, and sensors – connected to the Internet by 2020. This number will continue to grow at a rapid pace for the next several decades. With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @ThingsExpo in Silicon Valley. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is as "IoT-Ready" as it can be!
Noted IoT expert and researcher Joseph di Paolantonio (pictured below) has joined the @ThingsExpo faculty. Joseph, who describes himself as an “Independent Thinker” from DataArchon, will speak on the topic of “Smart Grids & Managing Big Utilities.” Over his career, Joseph di Paolantonio has worked in the energy, renewables, aerospace, telecommunications, and information technology industries. His expertise is in data analysis, system engineering, Bayesian statistics, data warehouses, business intelligence, data mining, predictive methods, and very large databases (VLDB). Prior to DataArchon, he served as a VP and Principal Analyst with Constellation Group. He is a member of the Boulder (Colo.) Brain Trust, an organization with a mission “to benefit the Business Intelligence and data management industry by providing pro bono exchange of information between vendors and independent analysts on new trends and technologies and to provide vendors with constructive feedback on their of...
Software AG helps organizations transform into Digital Enterprises, so they can differentiate from competitors and better engage customers, partners and employees. Using the Software AG Suite, companies can close the gap between business and IT to create digital systems of differentiation that drive front-line agility. We offer four on-ramps to the Digital Enterprise: alignment through collaborative process analysis; transformation through portfolio management; agility through process automation and integration; and visibility through intelligent business operations and big data.
There will be 50 billion Internet connected devices by 2020. Today, every manufacturer has a propriety protocol and an app. How do we securely integrate these "things" into our lives and businesses in a way that we can easily control and manage? Even better, how do we integrate these "things" so that they control and manage each other so our lives become more convenient or our businesses become more profitable and/or safe? We have heard that the best interface is no interface. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Chris Matthieu, Co-Founder & CTO at Octoblu, Inc., will discuss how these devices generate enough data to learn our behaviors and simplify/improve our lives. What if we could connect everything to everything? I'm not only talking about connecting things to things but also systems, cloud services, and people. Add in a little machine learning and artificial intelligence and now we have something interesting...
Last week, while in San Francisco, I used the Uber app and service four times. All four experiences were great, although one of the drivers stopped for 30 seconds and then left as I was walking up to the car. He must have realized I was a blogger. None the less, the next car was just a minute away and I suffered no pain. In this article, my colleague, Ved Sen, Global Head, Advisory Services Social, Mobile and Sensors at Cognizant shares his experiences and insights.
We are reaching the end of the beginning with WebRTC and real systems using this technology have begun to appear. One challenge that faces every WebRTC deployment (in some form or another) is identity management. For example, if you have an existing service – possibly built on a variety of different PaaS/SaaS offerings – and you want to add real-time communications you are faced with a challenge relating to user management, authentication, authorization, and validation. Service providers will want to use their existing identities, but these will have credentials already that are (hopefully) irreversibly encoded. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Peter Dunkley, Technical Director at Acision, will look at how this identity problem can be solved and discuss ways to use existing web identities for real-time communication.
Can call centers hang up the phones for good? Intuitive Solutions did. WebRTC enabled this contact center provider to eliminate antiquated telephony and desktop phone infrastructure with a pure web-based solution, allowing them to expand beyond brick-and-mortar confines to a home-based agent model. It also ensured scalability and better service for customers, including MUY! Companies, one of the country's largest franchise restaurant companies with 232 Pizza Hut locations. This is one example of WebRTC adoption today, but the potential is limitless when powered by IoT. Attendees will learn real-world benefits of WebRTC and explore future possibilities, as WebRTC and IoT intersect to improve customer service.
From telemedicine to smart cars, digital homes and industrial monitoring, the explosive growth of IoT has created exciting new business opportunities for real time calls and messaging. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Ivelin Ivanov, CEO and Co-Founder of Telestax, will share some of the new revenue sources that IoT created for Restcomm – the open source telephony platform from Telestax. Ivelin Ivanov is a technology entrepreneur who founded Mobicents, an Open Source VoIP Platform, to help create, deploy, and manage applications integrating voice, video and data. He is the co-founder of TeleStax, an Open Source Cloud Communications company that helps the shift from legacy IN/SS7 telco networks to IP-based cloud comms. An early investor in multiple start-ups, he still finds time to code for his companies and contribute to open source projects.
The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to create new business models as significant as those that were inspired by the Internet and the smartphone 20 and 10 years ago. What business, social and practical implications will this phenomenon bring? That's the subject of "Monetizing the Internet of Things: Perspectives from the Front Lines," an e-book released today and available free of charge from Aria Systems, the leading innovator in recurring revenue management.
The Internet of Things will put IT to its ultimate test by creating infinite new opportunities to digitize products and services, generate and analyze new data to improve customer satisfaction, and discover new ways to gain a competitive advantage across nearly every industry. In order to help corporate business units to capitalize on the rapidly evolving IoT opportunities, IT must stand up to a new set of challenges.
There’s Big Data, then there’s really Big Data from the Internet of Things. IoT is evolving to include many data possibilities like new types of event, log and network data. The volumes are enormous, generating tens of billions of logs per day, which raise data challenges. Early IoT deployments are relying heavily on both the cloud and managed service providers to navigate these challenges. In her session at 6th Big Data Expo®, Hannah Smalltree, Director at Treasure Data, to discuss how IoT, Big Data and deployments are processing massive data volumes from wearables, utilities and other machines.
P2P RTC will impact the landscape of communications, shifting from traditional telephony style communications models to OTT (Over-The-Top) cloud assisted & PaaS (Platform as a Service) communication services. The P2P shift will impact many areas of our lives, from mobile communication, human interactive web services, RTC and telephony infrastructure, user federation, security and privacy implications, business costs, and scalability. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Erik Lagerway, Co-founder of Hookflash, will walk through the shifting landscape of traditional telephone and voice services to the modern P2P RTC era of OTT cloud assisted services.
While great strides have been made relative to the video aspects of remote collaboration, audio technology has basically stagnated. Typically all audio is mixed to a single monaural stream and emanates from a single point, such as a speakerphone or a speaker associated with a video monitor. This leads to confusion and lack of understanding among participants especially regarding who is actually speaking. Spatial teleconferencing introduces the concept of acoustic spatial separation between conference participants in three dimensional space. This has been shown to significantly improve comprehension and conference efficiency.
The Internet of Things is tied together with a thin strand that is known as time. Coincidentally, at the core of nearly all data analytics is a timestamp. When working with time series data there are a few core principles that everyone should consider, especially across datasets where time is the common boundary. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Jim Scott, Director of Enterprise Strategy & Architecture at MapR Technologies, will discuss single-value, geo-spatial, and log time series data. By focusing on enterprise applications and the data center, he will use OpenTSDB as an example to explain some of these concepts including when to use different storage models.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Gridstore™, the leader in software-defined storage (SDS) purpose-built for Windows Servers and Hyper-V, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Gridstore™ is the leader in software-defined storage purpose built for virtualization that is designed to accelerate applications in virtualized environments. Using its patented Server-Side Virtual Controller™ Technology (SVCT) to eliminate the I/O blender effect and accelerate applications Gridstore delivers vmOptimized™ Storage that self-optimizes to each application or VM across both virtual and physical environments. Leveraging a grid architecture, Gridstore delivers the first end-to-end storage QoS to ensure the most important App or VM performance is never compromised. The storage grid, that uses Gridstore’s performance optimized nodes or capacity optimized nodes, starts with as few a...
The Transparent Cloud-computing Consortium (abbreviation: T-Cloud Consortium) will conduct research activities into changes in the computing model as a result of collaboration between "device" and "cloud" and the creation of new value and markets through organic data processing High speed and high quality networks, and dramatic improvements in computer processing capabilities, have greatly changed the nature of applications and made the storing and processing of data on the network commonplace. These technological reforms have not only changed computers and smartphones, but are also changing the data processing model for all information devices. In particular, in the area known as M2M (Machine-To-Machine), there are great expectations that information with a new type of value can be produced using a variety of devices and sensors saving/sharing data via the network and through large-scale cloud-type data processing. This consortium believes that attaching a huge number of devic...