Nine out of 10 leading retailers price their private label products lower than the average prices of their respective categories, reveals the latest DataWeave study, drafted in collaboration with SunTrust Robinson Humphrey The study reveals that an increasing number of retailers are viewing private label brands as a way to ensure sustained profitability.
“As the CPG space reels under intense competition, a number of retailers are doubling down on private labels to capture valuable additional margin. For instance, Kroger, Walmart, and Amazon Fresh have a higher degree of private label penetration than the other retailers we analyzed,” said Karthik Bettadapura, Co-founder & CEO at DataWeave. “Our study unveils several such key insights covering product assortment & distribution patterns, price perception, and private label dynamics, revealing a clear snapshot of the disruptive transformations sweeping across the US CPG landscape.”
Other key findings from the report, which tracked and analyzed 450,000 products across 10 leading retailers and 10 ZIP codes each, include the following:
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