The primary aim of the paper to determine the criteria and factors applied by customers making decisions about buying private label brands of retail chains. An additional goal is to examine their level of awareness regarding the place of origin and ingredients used in the production of own branded products. The development of private label brands and their functioning on the consumer goods market are discussed. An analysis of the image of private label brands in the eyes of customers was conducted. The research method used is a diagnostic survey carried out via the internet. The adopted research methodology allowed to answer all the questions posed. A review of empirical research results showed that factors influencing purchasing decisions differ between generations and that young people more often use products of private brands, especially groceries, than older people. The article is of a research nature.
The purpose of this article is to identify the relationship between the declared activities in line with corporate social responsibility and the implementation of diversity management concepts. The paper presents the essence of corporate social responsibility as an element of company strategy, and the importance of the concept of managing diversity of employees in building an organizational culture based on mutual respect and a sense of security of employees, and thus increasing the efficiency and innovation of the company, by recognizing the individual characteristics of the people employed. An in-depth interview method was used, conducted on the basis of a non-standardized interview questionnaire with HR directors of domestic companies. The obtained empirical material was presented as a case study.