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Perrigo Campaigns For Rational OTC Shopping Over Brand Loyalty

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

The online “Store Brand Meds” campaign launched by Perrigo in early 2013 encourages consumers to “Make store brands your brand,” by emphasizing lower price points and equivalent active ingredients. Overcoming consumer connections to brands such as Tylenol is a challenge, however.

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