Amazon is recalling about 377,000 space heaters after receiving 30 reports that the units can get too hot, burn, or spark. Four models sold by Amazon under the AmazonBasics label are being recalled. The units are imported from a manufacturer in China. Owners will be compensated and are advised to […]
Amazon’s private-label products aren’t taking the market by storm yet. A recent report from UBS said that existing brands “are competing more effectively and defending share against Amazon’s private label threat.” Still, Amazon has achieved some dominance in the battery and diaper categories, according to UBS. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
In a reply to criticism from Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Amazon said that its private-label brands account for only 1% of its sales. M ost Amazon brands are still nascent, but new data shows that some are growing at a fast clip. It will likely be a while before Amazon’s private-label […]
Amazon has big ambitions for its exclusive labels, launching hundreds of brands and thousands of products within them in recent months. Some of its consumer-product brands, like Solimo and Mountain Falls, create products that look very similar to their name-brand counterparts. This isn’t uncommon: many drug stores and big general […]
Costco‘s Kirkland Signature brand is one of the company’s biggest assets, accounting for nearly a third of it sales. According to a recent report from UBS, Kirkland could be worth around $US75 billion, which the analysts estimate is around $US15 billion more than Estee Lauder, for example. The Kirkland private […]
Amazon has been on a tear in the last few years, launching hundreds of private-label brands offering thousands of products. Many of those brands and labels have not quite taken off with customers, according to a new report from Marketplace Pulse. Amazon has recently been launching initiatives to put its […]
Target has launched three new low-cost and body-inclusive underwear and sleepwear brands. Auden, the underwear and bra brand, will offer over 200 bras in more than 40 styles and more than 200 underwear options in 50 styles for under $US22. The retailer is following in the footsteps of other disruptors […]
Which grocery stores carry the most trustworthy generic brands? Signs.com recently ran a survey to discover which stores carry brands that shoppers consider both reasonably priced and well made. Costco ended up triumphing over its rivals, with Trader Joe’s and Kroger taking second and third place, respectively. Generic brands offer […]
Sales of Costco‘s Kirkland Signature private-label brand grew to $US39 billion in 2018, up from $US35 billion the previous year, the retailer reported in December. That represents an increase of more than 10%, slightly outpacing sales growth for the retailer as a whole. Kirkland has become a golden asset in […]
Amazon has released four new items related to toys recently, according to TJI, an Amazon-focused research group. They are large items like play sets for toddlers and a bin for toy storage. All four of the items were taken down. The products are likely geared to small businesses like daycare […]
Amazon appears to be tinkering with how search pages on Amazon.com highlight the brands it owns. It is testing a feature that encourages shoppers to check out items from these private labels by adding a link under search results, according to CNBC. It’s the digital equivalent of a store asking […]
Amazon has filed a trademark for a “For Keeps by Amazon” brand, according to a filing with the US patent office. The filing notes that it can be used for the “online retail sales of jewellery.” Another Amazon-brand line of jewellery featuring precious metals and stores could scare industry stalwarts […]
Amazon owns many private-label brands. In fact, Amazon owns more than 70 of its own private label brands, according to Recode. The products Amazon sells via private label range from basic care items like cold medicine to tech accessories, fashion, and many other categories. Amazon owns many private-label brands. Earlier […]
Target has a large portfolio of private-label brands. These brands have become key drivers of growth for the business. We put together a selection of the top products available, based on consumer reviews and best-selling lists. Target is the king of private label. In 2017, the store launched eight different […]
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