March 22, 2020 2 min read
Have you ever noticed that every store you walk into seems to carry the exact same products? It’s no coincidence - large corporations spend millions of dollars trying to maintain their shelf space, leaving no room for anyone else. Private labeling is an excellent way for you to differentiate yourself from the competition, build your own brand, and ultimately make more money.
Consumers today are always looking to be excited by something new when they walk down the shopping aisle. Offering them something unique and different is a great way to stand out from the masses. Private labeling can give your store or business a unique competitive advantage by carrying something proprietary.
Private labeling allows you to give your product its own look and feel. You have the freedom to change the label, the bottle, the sprayer, and more. It’s up to you! Plus, you can quickly adapt to consumers' ever-changing needs, ensuring your brand stays relevant in the market.
Traditionally, if you wanted to sell a product, you had to go through a middleman who would take a percentage of the margin from your company. The distribution model looked something like this:
Manufacturer -> Distributor/Broker -> Reseller -> Consumer
With private labeling, you go direct to the factory, which means more profit margin for your company. Here’s how this distribution model works:
Manufacturer -> Reseller -> Consumer
In addition, you have the flexibility to name your own price for your brand. Unlike traditional manufacturers that enforce MAP (minimum advertised prices), you can determine how much your product should sell for. This gives you greater control over your pricing strategy and the potential to maximize your profits.
Private labeling empowers you to create a unique product, establish your brand identity, and increase your profitability. By differentiating yourself from competitors and going direct to the factory, you can offer something exclusive to consumers while enjoying higher margins. Don't miss out on the opportunities that private labeling can bring to your business.