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Women Making Their Mark in Natural Products

A few months ago, I did an interview with Loren Israelsen of UNPA. He noted that WholeFoods Magazine has long had the foresight to...

Remembering Dr. Richard Passwater

I was planning on writing the Publisher’s Letter this month on a very different topic, but life’s circumstances changed my plans. Last week was...

5 Trends Spotted at Expo West 2022

The best part of being back at Expo West? Seeing so many of you! A reported 2,700 exhibitors and over 57,000 registered attendees gathered...
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The Success, Stresses, & Struggles: Retailers Sound Off

Our industry is united in a noble goal: to help people feel their best and live a happy, healthy life. There’s plenty we don’t...
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Immune Market in 2022: What you need to know now

Omicron, flurona, IHU…as I write this, these are the COVID concerns dominating news headlines. By the time you read this? Who knows. What we...

2021 by the Numbers

As we look back on 2021 in an effort to help map out the road to growth in 2022, the numbers point to significant...

Inspiring an Industry to Go Above & Beyond

In 2014, we debuted our Person of the Year feature as a way to recognize the person (or people) who have made the biggest...

The Special Touch that Sets Independents Apart

For successful independent natural products retailers, it’s the personal touch that makes the difference. That’s certainly the case for Marlene’s Market & Deli, WholeFoods...

Transparency Throughout

Being a small, tight-knit company, we enjoy discussing everything together. About a month ago in one of our team meetings on Zoom, the topic...
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Code Red for Humanity

On August 9, the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a 3,000-page report that experts says offers an “unprecedented degree of...

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