Category Archives: Private Label

FYE and Astor Chocolate’s Food Fight! – Featuring the first chocolate bar that tastes like a McDonald’s french fry!!!

You may not know the name Astor Chocolate but you’ve almost certainly seen their products.  They’ll often produce private label chocolate bars for cities and tourist locations – I featured a pair of their lovely Times Square Toys R Us … Continue reading

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The Sears Candy Shop! Plus: The Return of WishbookWeb.com!

Years before I launched CollectingCandy.com, I mounted an effort to create an online archive of vintage Christmas catalogs, like the old Sears Wishbooks.  That vintage Christmas catalog website was and is WishbookWeb.com and this week and I relaunched WishbookWeb with … Continue reading

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Full Set Friday: World Market’s Adventurous Filled Chocolate Bars!

Back for our second edition of Full Set Friday, today we’ll be looking at the delightful assortment of Cost Plus World Market’s Adventurous Filled Chocolate bars!  They feature a gorgeous array of unusual wrappers so make the jump to check … Continue reading

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Target’s Halloween Private Label Candy for 2016! (and 2015, too!)

When Halloween sections start arriving in stores, one of the first places I enjoy checking out is Target.  They always have a big variety of offerings (with exclusives like this year’s Boo-terschotch M&M’s) and they also bring out a nice … Continue reading

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