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This category includes news specifically for—and about—natural products retailers.

Sunrise Health Foods Turns 60

In 1961, wife and husband duo Lill and Herman Chapman opened Sunrise Health Foods in Lansing, a southern Chicago suburb. Today, Sunrise celebrates 60...

Whole Foods Market, Headspace Partner to Support Mind & Body Well-Being

Austin, TX—Joyful, energized, focused, relaxed...one year into the COVID-19 pandemic, most of us are looking for more of that in our lives. According to...

The Natural View: Positioning Plant-Based, 2021 Natural Choice Awards, & More

Todd Pauli of 24 Stories Marketing and WholeFoods Editor-in-Chief Maggie Jaqua discuss key focuses for the natural products industry, including addressing the debate over positioning plant-based protein...
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Augmenting the In-Store Experience—and Working Around Amazon

I have a part-time job in retail, and we have a problem: Customers come in, spend 20 minutes getting our expert advice, and then...

The Social Approach: Diversify How You Connect with Your Community

The last year has forced us to make many changes to how we operate and navigate this world. Businesses have had to embrace an...

The Natural View: Retailers Discuss WholeFoods 2021 Retailer Survey

WholeFoods Editor-in-Chief Maggie Jaqua, Todd Pauli of 24 Stories Marketing, and Jay Jacobowitz, President of Retail Insights ®, sit down with natural products retailers to discuss...

Plant-Based Demand is Up—and So Are Product Claims

Arnhem, Netherlands—Innova Market Insights' 2020 Consumer Survey showed that consumers are prioritizing health, variety, sustainability and taste—leading them to consider plant-based foods. This year,...

GNC Enters Exclusive Partnership with Sports Nutrition Brand

College Station, TX—Podium Nutrition has entered into an exclusive retail partnership with GNC, according to a press release. Podium will be available online at...

DSQC Calls Industry to Action on 3 Fronts

“Big picture: The important thing here is that the supplement industry has grown tremendously over the last 20+ years,” said DSQC Steering Committee Chair...
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What’s Selling September 2021

Midwest: Milk’n Honey Health Foods, Wauwatosa, WI (1,000 ft²) SUPPLEMENTS: Terry Naturally, Curamin Extra Strength; NOW Foods, Vitamin D; Nature’s Plus, Collagen Powder FOOD: Bragg, Apple Cider Vinegar; Kallas, Raw...