Retailers: Collaborate for Private-Label Success

Wegmans Food Markets recently had a disagreement with one of its private-label suppliers over slower-than-expected sales. But it didn't go as one would expect. Rather than blaming each other, the supplier offered to assume responsibility and so did Wegmans. It's that kind of relationship that makes such partnerships successful, Wegmans' Chief Executive Officer Danny Wegman said in a roundtable

NEW YORK — Wegmans Food Markets recently had a disagreement with one of its private-label suppliers over slower-than-expected sales.

But it didn't go as one would expect. Rather than blaming each other, the supplier offered to assume responsibility — and so did Wegmans.

It's that kind of relationship that makes such partnerships successful, Wegmans' Chief Executive Officer Danny Wegman said in a roundtable discussion at the Food Marketing Institute's Private Brands Summ

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