Reality speaking: The Vulnerabilities of Amazon and Online Retail 

Doom and gloom announcements foretelling the demise of brick and mortar stores never cease, but the data doesn’t support that message. The International Council...

CBD – When it stands for Cannot Be Denied

Many retailers have been sitting on the fence regarding an entry into the cannabidiol (CBD) market. The confusion is understandable. The market for CBD...

What’s Wrong with This Picture?

NOW recently made headlines by providing brand names of CoQ10 and SAM-e manufacturers that were found to be deficient in meeting label claims. A...
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When It Comes to Dietary Supplements, Natural Retailers Have the Advantage

Now more than ever your customers typically know the value of dietary supplements—the most recent data from Nutrition Business Journal predicts that supplement sales...
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The Amazon Effect on Dietary Supplements

While Amazon began by selling books, the impact the corporation has on the total economic market now affects almost every consumer and business segment...

Knowing What’s in the Bottle Adds Value 

Consumer interest in the ingredients found in products ranging from food to cosmetics continues to increase. Consumers are seeking more assurances and trust in...

Fast, Free Delivery: What does it really cost?

Much is made of an e-tailer’s ability to out-serve traditional retailers. Recent programs such as expanded scope of inventory and delivery services at Amazon...

The Transparency Trail for Dietary Supplements

Since January 1, 2018, Trust Transparency Center and others have raised the concern that Amazon has continuously acted with less responsibility and accountability than...

Natural Retailers Can Learn from Community Bookstores

Why start this article in WholeFoods Magazine with a shout out to the recent Independent Bookstore Day, August 29th? There are several initiatives and...

Amazon Supplement Buyer Beware: Natural Retail Knows Better

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