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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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7-Eleven’s Halloween Private Label Evolution!

I first became fascinated with 7-Eleven’s private label brand back in 2014 when I noticed they were including well-known confectionery products and logos on some of their 7-Select brand packages.  Since then, I’ve been keen to keep up with all … Continue reading

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The Colorful Characters of Shari Candies!

I’ve written before about my appreciation of private label or store brand candy packaging and how it offers all manner of variety in what could otherwise be a fairly repetitive category.  Oftentimes, private label candy packaging is simply the name … Continue reading

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The Surprising Candy of Howard Johnson’s!

I’ll often talk about how much I enjoy branded candy packaging that comes from unusual sources like private label or “store brands”.  These aren’t your typical Hershey or Mars offerings in that you can only find them at specific retail … Continue reading

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It’s So Nice! A Walgreens Private Label Candy Update!

Today I’m going to revisit a topic I first covered back in March of 2013 – the candy products from Walgreens’ Nice! private label line. Not long after that initial post, I followed it up with a piece on Walgreens’ … Continue reading

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IGA Grocery Stores’ Private Label Confectionery Offerings!

Over the past couple years I’ve touched upon my growing fascination with private label or “store branded” candy offerings, first with Walgreens’ Nice line and later on with 7-Eleven’s own “Select” confectionery products. Store brand packaging is the kind of … Continue reading

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Target’s Halloween Private Label Goodies for 2014!

Target stores have been building out impressive Halloween seasonal sections for as long as I can recall and this year is certainly no exception.  A big part of those annual seasonal offerings is their private label or store brand product … Continue reading

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7-Eleven’s Slurpee-Infused Gum Lineup from 2003!

Over the last two days I’ve covered the topics of 7-Eleven’s recent name brand private label releases as well as their launch of Slurpee-branded gum in the late 1990’s.  Today I’m rounding out the 7-Eleven theme by presenting a great … Continue reading

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