PLMA Live! News Desk: Visit Our New Website

PLMA's website,, is new and improved! The new site is easier to navigate and has many new features. Content is updated more regularly. PLMA President Peggy Davies joins PLMA Live! to share all the details. Plus, Maureen Donoghue analyzes the "clean" beauty trend. Carol Angrisani reports on the discount store revolution. Click here for video.

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PLMA Live! Interview: Confectionery Category Close-Up

Marcia Mogelonsky, Mintel's Director of Insight, Food & Drink, discusses vegan chocolate and candy. Plus, hear what she says about other new confectionery product launches and packaging trends. Click here for video.

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PLMA's Chicago Private Label Trade Show is Back! In-Person!

PLMA’s Nov. 14-16 Private Label Trade Show will be held in-person! Anthony Aloia, corporate VP and chief showrunner, shares all the details. Click here for video.

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PLMA Live! Interview: Stew Leonard’s Sampling Strategy

Stew Leonard discusses the innovative way his supermarket chain recently sampled a store brand product. Plus, Paul McLean, the chain’s chief merchandising officer, talks about new organic private label products headed for store shelves. Click here for video

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PLMA Live! News Desk: Store Brands Post Double-Digit Growth

Spending on private label grew nearly 12% last year, according to exclusive NielsenIQ data. Carol Angrisani reveals additional findings. What’s ahead for supermarkets now that more restaurants are reopening? Graham Leary outlines strategies. Maureen Donoghue looks at how businesses are catering to the digital shopper. Click here to download video

PLMA Live! Interview: Establishing Long-Term Customer Loyalty

To succeed in today’s challenging retail environment, trading partners must take differentiation to the next level, says Bahige El-Rayes, a partner at Kearney. This requires capturing consumer mindshare and understanding unmet needs, El-Rayes says. Companies can then create products and services with unique characteristics that set them apart from the competition. Click here for video.

PLMA Live! Speaker Series: Understanding Gen Z

Marcie Merriman, Americas Cultural Insights and Customer Strategy Leader at EY, shares her insights about the future of consumerism: how societal shifts put Gen Z in control. Click here for video.

PLMA Live! News Desk: The Changing Consumer

Food shoppers are much different today than they were prior to the pandemic. How are retailers responding? Join news anchor Jodi Daley as she speaks with CART's Gary Hawkins about e-commerce innovation. Plus, Carol Angrisani reports on the launch of virtual wellness programs. Maureen Donoghue examines what’s ahead for the Center Store. Also, PLMA announces "Lunch and Learn," the exclusive new program with live and interactive meetings designed to strengthen manufacturer-retailer partnerships. The three, one-hour lunchtime programs will be held April 8, 22 and 29.Click here for video.


Veronica Carvalho Looks at Robotics at Retail

Robots are being used to check inventory, disinfect the store, serve food and increase fulfillment speed. Veronica Carvalho reports on the latest programs in place at retail. Click here for video.

Carol Angrisani Looks at Loyalty Programs

As retailers respond to changing consumer behavior, they look to revive their loyalty programs with an emphasis on private brands. Carol Angrisani showcases the retailers who are leading the way in promoting store brand loyalty that will last far beyond the pandemic. Click here to play video.