What’s 5 Below?
Dollar stores, discounters, major supermarket chains and e-commerce are battling each other for sales to consumers at the bottom of the economic ladder. The prize is big profits and it is attracting Aldi, Lidl, Walmart and many others. Join news anchor Jodi Daley and PLMA president Brian Sharoff as they analyze the players, the market and the consumers. Click here for video.
As a chain of more than 500 stores in the Eastern U.S., 5 Below is a hit with young people for its eclectic, fast-changing selection of goods, most costing under $5. Roy White reports.
Science and Technology: Five Package Design Trends to Watch
No longer bland and predictable, store brand packaging has entered a new era of inspiring, functional and colorful design that improves shelf visibility and sales. Christopher Durham looks at five trends driving the movement. Click here for video.