Destress, Get Energized, Have FUN!

As members of the natural products industry, we all spend a lot of our mental and physical energy focusing on how to help other...

Presenting Your Comprehensive Guide to the Natural Products Industry!

As major trade shows and events remain cancelled or postponed for the second year in a row amid COVID-19 concerns, we need every tool...
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Woman-Owned, Women-Led!

I know you are currently reading the May issue, but we started preparing this issue for you in March, during Women’s History Month. As...

Cheers to All the Small Businesses Doing Big Things!

Natural Products Expo West, Plant Based World Expo, IFT21, Organic Produce Summit, Summer Fancy Food Show, KeHE’s 2021 Holiday Show...the list of industry events...

The Boon and the Bust

Last year, in my editorial for the 42nd Annual WholeFoods Magazine Retailer Survey, I wrote about the good, the bad, and the opportunity. At...

Feeling Stressed?

A general rule in magazine writing is that if you ask a question like “Feeling stressed?” in a headline, it needs to be a...

2020 by the Numbers

As we look back on 2020—and ahead to 2021—the numbers point to opportunity for growth and a need for improvement. Just a few of...

You Made the Difference in 2020

As we all know, 2020 has not been the year we planned for. As we enter the last month of this crazy year, hopefully...

Spiraling Up Together

Each year, in our spotlight coverage of the WholeFoods Magazine Retailer of the Year (ROTY), we ask the honorees to share their insights and...

Thank You Natural Products Retailers!

This year has been, and continues to be, challenging, to put it mildly. But seeing how so many in the industry have gone above...