Which retailers are leading the way with innovative private label products? You can find out next month at PLMA’s 2017 “World of Private Label” International Trade Show to be held here 16-17 May. It’s there that the winners of PLMA’s 2017 International Salute to Excellence Awards honoring retailers for innovation in private label products and packaging will be announced. The Awards presentation will lead off the pre-show seminar program held on Monday 15 May at the RAI Exhibition Center
The second seminar presentation will be “The Future of Private Label”, by Alexander Kottke, a research analyst at Euromonitor International. He will examine the key trends, such as e-commerce, retail consolidation and discounting, that will have a significant impact on retailer brands in the years ahead.
“Understanding the Millennial Generation” will be the final presentation at the pre-show seminar program. Richard Cope, senior consultant at Mintel, will analyse how retailers and suppliers can successfully appeal to this new generation of shoppers.
Admission to the seminars is complimentary to all registered visitors and exhibitors. Presentations are translated into English, French, German, Italian and Spanish. The 2017 “World of Private Label” International Trade Show will be the largest ever, featuring over 4,300 exhibit stands, including nearly 60 national and regional pavilions on the trade show floor. The theme for this year’s show is “Helping Consumers,” focusing on how retailer brands bring value and innovation to shoppers across Europe and beyond.