private label


Definition of private label

: a label associated with a specific chain store also : a brand or product having a private label usually hyphenated when used attributively private-label clothes

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Custom sock-maker Sublime Design launched private label Buc-ee's socks and hair accessories last fall. al, "How Buc-ee’s took America by storm," 14 Aug. 2019 The Meijer private label credit card can be used, but Meijer gift cards will not be accepted. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Meijer promising different look and feel at new Royal Oak store," 28 Aug. 2019 Biyani has been focused on growing his private labels brand portfolio, which is a high margin business. Sangeeta Tanwar, Quartz India, "Amazon has signed a deal that could give it a huge edge over Walmart in India," 23 Aug. 2019 Macy's has been working to move its private label product manufacturing out of China in recent years. Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN, "Macy's stock is tanking because it put too many clothes on sale during the spring," 14 Aug. 2019 Thracian Valley, Bulgaria, $15 This is part of Walmart’s private label Winemaker’s Selection series. Dave Mcintyre, Washington Post, "Keep this $11 Argentine red handy for the next time you throw some burgers on the grill," 2 Aug. 2019 This special sale comes tied to a decision by the Glow Recipe founders to focus on their growing private label business. Karina Hoshikawa,, "Exclusive: Almost Everything On Glow Recipe Is Being Marked Down Up To 60%," 10 June 2019 Penney, which has one of the oldest private label operations in apparel retailing, has long relationships with suppliers overseas. Maria Halkias, Dallas News, "J.C. Penney loses top executive over supply chain," 30 July 2019 During a telephone call, Mr. Cogan laid out a plan to move consumers from their prescribed brands and into a private label brand through passive verification, Dr. Dillehay said. Sapna Maheshwari, New York Times, "Start-Up Says It’s Changing Eye Care for the Better. Others See It Differently.," 21 July 2019

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First Known Use of private label

1950, in the meaning defined above

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