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PLMA: Private Label Brands Gain In Mass Market

An analysis of recent Nielsen data by the Private Label Manufacturers Association (PLMA) indicated that store brand dollar volume in the mass retail channel grew 41% over the past five years compared to a gain of only 7.4% for national brands in the period.

Fred’s Adds Two To Board

Fred’s Inc. had added two new board members as the company awaits a decision from the Federal Trade Commission on its acquisition of 865 Rite Aid locations.