Independent Retailers Need NEW Customers: The New “Integrated” Foods Shoppers

Chasing defectors with discounts won’t restart growth. Most independent natural products retailers today are losing customers faster than they can replace them. This is the...

The Spice of Life

Pungent aromas, bold tastes and festive colors; with spices, there is no shortage of flavors and they can also offer a plethora of health...

Naturally Sexy

Re-ignite the spark in your sex life Whether you’re 20, 40 or 60, you should feel good about your body and your sexual health. Get...

Sending the Right Message

      Nothing reveals a person’s true stripes faster than his/her reaction to the news of a health problem. What would you say, for example, if...

Food Safety Does Not Spring from the Barrel of a Gun

“Was there ever a people whose leaders were as truly their enemies as this one?” —Robert Jordan in Ernest Hemingway’s For Whom the Bell Tolls Imagine that...

More than Going Hollywood: What You Should Know about The Informant

Your customers may soon be asking you about the new movie, The Informant. What is it all about and why does it affect you?...

Homeopathic Medicine at a Glance

Have you heard of homeopathy or homeopathic medicine, but are unsure of what they are? Homeopathy, a popular way of treating aliments holistically, was...

Keeping Up with Gen Y and Gen Z

      I feel kind of old saying this, but today’s youth are a special breed. They are obsessed with anything digital, lovers of e-communication, proficient...

Change

In its most recent quarterly conference call, Austin, TX-based Whole Foods Markets announced its new sweet-spot for store size is 35,000 to 45,000 square...

FDA Confused About Selenium Health Claims: Background and FDA Legal Confusion, Part 1

An Interview with Jonathan W. Emord, Esq. Recently, we protected the status of a qualified health claim for selenium, but in the process discovered that...