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Entries Tagged as 'Private Label'

Nice New Store Brand at Walgreens

December 28th, 2011 · 2 Comments


DEERFIELD, IL – Walgreens has a nifty new store brand for store-branded groceries. It’s called Nice, and it tries to take a snazzy approach to the basics, including coffee, rice and the like. Notice it’s “TM” rather than “R” on the packages. Interesting choice of a very generic word for products. Do you like Nice? […]

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Tags: Private Label · Retail

No More Rings: Wisk Facebook App Debuts

November 6th, 2009 · 1 Comment

For those of us who grew up with the Wisk “Ring Around the Collar” commercials, Wisk is synonymous for getting rid of rings. The brand’s new owners, Sun Products Corp. of Wilton, Conn., have launched a Facebook campaign to get a new generation interested in the brand, this time through Facebook. The brand was formerly […]

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Tags: Grocery · Private Label

Reader Wants Breck, Yardley’s

March 7th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Our reader “Cindy” mentions a few things that are on her  100 Brands to Bring Back list. We list them below. On her list is Breck shampoo. We suggest she go to Dollar Tree to find it. We love Dollar Tree, and not just because we grew up in the Norfolk, Virginia area where Dollar […]

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Tags: Health · Private Label · Zombie

Eight O’Clock Coffee Grinds Up Starbucks

February 5th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Beats Starbucks? A recent study from Consumer Reports, published on Yahoo, looked at coffee from blind taste tests, including all brands. Their verdict? We quote Consumer Reports: Chock full o’Nuts and Maxwell House have pushed coffee that’s “heavenly” and “good to the last drop” since 1932 and 1907, respectively. But off-notes, little complexity, and, for […]

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Tags: Grocery · Private Label