• From company practice in to consulting?

    We are looking for an industry specialist with a background in private label manufacturing or retail IPLC is a boutique consulting firm specialised in strategic consultancy services and project management support to manufacturers and retailers. With a broad and unrivalled understanding of the Private Label industry we help our clients with a pragmatic and action-orientated […]

  • Mere budget supermarkets opening in Germany

    Discount retailer Mere entering Germany

    Aldi and Lidl have over the last few years been seen as major disruptors in the European grocery market, initially starting in Germany, the home of hard discount, between them they now operate in many European countries. However, the model has evolved over the last few years, with expanded ranges from Premium, Organic, free from […]

  • Country Report: The United Kingdom

    In the year ahead of us IPLC will be issuing a range of Newsletters. The focus will be on countries where we have offices, bringing we believe, unique insight into individual markets and the role that Private Label plays in each country. This first one will focus on the United Kingdom. The United Kingdom (by […]

  • Private Label Seminar 2019 in Amsterdam

    The day prior to the PLMA show in Amsterdam, IPLC will organise its annual seminar for retailers, private label suppliers and other professionals in the industry. This year’s topic will be Sustainability in the Private Label Supply Chain […] to read more  

  • IPLC Research Report 2018: Opportunities in the Value-Added Private Label Market

    How mainstream retailers in Europe seek to drive shopper loyalty and category growth. Executive summary Value-added private labels (VAPLs) have become important within the private label architecture of retailers across Europe. Apart from margin improvement, they are crucial to differentiate from the competition. It allows retailers to take unique initiatives to meet specific consumer needs, […]

  • From hard discount to smart discount

    Discount retailers take store image very seriously as it supports the quality and price perception of their private label offer and as a consequence, shopper loyalty […] To read the full article

  • Opening for position of Partner IPLC Germany

    From company practice into consulting? We are looking for an industry specialist with a retail or manufacturing background. To read our announcement in Lebensmittel Zeitung 27 Oktober 2017

  • IPLC Research Report 2017: Driving Private Label Growth through Collaboration

    How Private Label Suppliers in Europe Experience the Relationship with their Retail Clients. Introduction: The market for private label products continues to grow throughout Europe but at the same time we have seen the concentration of retail food market share move into a few hands, with the top 5 retailers controlling over 70% of the […]

  • IPLC Research Report: Driving Private Label Growth through Collaboration

    In the first 2 months of 2017 IPLC consultants interviewed 113 senior managers from its network of private label manufacturers in 16 different European countries. The companies were from a range of product sectors. In the market for private label a few powerful buyers interface […]

  • Year end message

    We look back on 2017 with both satisfaction and pride. IPLC experienced significant growth and expansion, opening offices in the United Kingdom, Italy and Portugal. We saw four knowledgeable professionals […] To read more