Aspen, CO—A summit on sustainability featuring presentations, film screenings, and a host of influential activists and leaders took place at the Hotel Jerome from August 10–13. The 11th annual American Renewable Energy Day (AREDAY) summit was hosted by the non-profit American Renewable Energy Institute, and included the likes of former President Jimmy Carter, Ted Turner, T. Boone Pickens, Dr. Sylvia Earle, CNN anchor Natalie Allen and U.S. Senator Michael Bennet of Colorado.

According to Bob Phibbs, “The Retail Doctor,” on The Kinesis Blog, it takes less than 0.05 seconds for online users to form an opinion about a Web site (1). This impression forms users’ opinions about a company and dictates whether they will stay or leave the site. As a business, it is important to develop a cohesive, professional brand on your Web site—and to overhaul it when the time is right.

Marlton, NJ—In July, Consumer Reports released an analysis that found the sugar content in Whole Foods Market’s private label Greek yogurt is far higher than the amount listed on the package. Now, lawsuits have been filed in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Massachusetts on behalf consumers over the allegedly misleading labels.

Please take the time to visit our September advertisers during Natural Products Expo East 2014 in Baltimore, MD.

What’s Selling is our monthly look at what our retailers say is selling best in their stores. This month, we’ve compiled our data from July to September to see what is attracting consumers this quarter.

Issaquah, WA—A questionnaire sent to physicians, nurses, and ancillary healthcare professionals across the U.S. shows that they are becoming increasingly open to using omega-3s and other dietary supplements, in their practices.

Basel, Switzerland—Research published in Lipids in Health and Disease shows that phosphatidylserine (PS) and phosphatidic acid (PA) could possibly lower chronic stress levels in adults.

Milan, Italy—A new study published in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition is linking curcumin to reducing oxidative stress after exercise, potentially providing relief to sore muscles.

East Windsor, NJ—A recent study published in Clinical Dermatology shows that Boswellia cream could potentially aid psoriasis patients, and the results could be far-reaching.