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Information is the key to success and PLMA’s new website for retailers and wholesalers gives you access to articles, studies, statistics, and publications in one database. Introduction

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INTRODUCTION






Welcome to Ask PLMA, your one stop shop for everything you want to know about store brands. Use Database Search to find answers to your everyday questions or read about trends in the market. Ask PLMA is efficient, too, eliminating the search fatigue that comes with general search engines. Select a topic and see for yourself.

INSTRUCTIONS






Welcome to Ask PLMA, your one stop resource for anything you want to know about private label. Explore the world of private label by clicking the oval links to learn what's inside.

WEEKLY BRIEFING






Here’s your weekly guide to the most important events, decisions and people impacting retailing, manufacturing and store brands. Based on reports and stories across the business and trade press, PLMA’s Weekly Briefing is a simple way to keep on top of the industry.

DATABASE SEARCH






Database Search lets you quickly and easily find web-based information on store brands without the clutter that comes with traditional search engines. Filter your search by channel, department, category, source type, or keywords to locate exactly what you want.

PRIVATE LABEL YEARBOOK






Looking for information about specific products? the Private Label Yearbook gives you the latest private label sales data, and links to articles and news about category developments.

HOT TOPICS






Here is a quick way to keep on top of the big issues that everyone is talking about. Ask PLMA tracks the issues for you and gives you links to articles, news, reports and other information that will build your knowledge.

IDEA SUPERMARKET






See what retailers around the world are doing with their private label programs, products and packaging. PLMA's Idea Supermarket lets you explore products by country, category, and retailer. More than 500 retail programs are highlighted.

NEW PRODUCT BULLETIN BOARD




Keep track of new product launches with PLMA’s New Product Bulletin Board. Announcements and links will keep you current on a regular basis. Products are searchable by category.

PRODUCT FINDER






Looking for a supplier who can make a specific product? Ask PLMA’s Product Finder and let PLMA help you identify companies that meet your needs.

REGULATORY MONITOR






Regulatory Monitor is the simple way to keep tabs on FDA, FTC, and all the other regulatory and legislative decisions that can affect your business. The latest actions and deadlines are broken down by agency and subject.

CONSUMER WATCH






What are today's consumers thinking about? Find the latest consumer insights and reports from studies and reports by PLMA and leading research organizations.

E-SCANNER






PLMA publishes E-Scanner every month to give readers news about retailers and their store brands programs. Further information about E-Scanner can be obtained by contacting Tim Simmons, Vice President Communications, at PLMA. Email tsimmons@plma.com or call us at (212) 972-3131.

UPCOMING EVENTS






PLMA programs and events for the private label industry.

PLMA LIVE






Insight and information about Private Label.

Every month, plmalive.com features in-depth video coverage of events, trends, news and personalities of importance to the private label industry.

RETAILERS






AskPLMA.com is an easy-to-use and convenient source of private label information for retailers, brokers and industry suppliers. Registered retailer visitors to AskPLMA can access exclusive additional services.

MEMBERS






PLMA Members can access special services through PLMA.Org, the members-only web site of the Private Label Manufacturers Association.