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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...

PCC Introduces Shared Values Meal Program

Seattle, WA—PCC Community Markets is introducing a Shared Values Meal program, according to a press release. Each month, shoppers will have access to a...

M&A Update: Deal Expands IRI’s Loyalty Solutions Capabilities for Enhanced Retailer/Supplier Collabs

Chicago, IL, and Waterloo, Canada—IRI announced its acquisition of retail consumer insights provider Intelligent Shopper Solutions (ISS), a retail consumer insight provider that enables...

4 Transparency Checks that Drive Sales

Supplement sales are better than ever. The 2020 CRN Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements found that nearly three-quarters of Americans report taking dietary supplements....

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...

Whole Foods Market Launches Program in Support of Responsible Sourcing

Austin, TX—Whole Foods Market has launched Sourced for Good, a third-party certification program to support responsible sourcing, according to a press release. The program is...

Active Nutrition Conference Opens with Importance of 3rd-Party Certifications

Virtual—Naturally Informed’s Active Nutrition: Mastering the Market opened with a crash course on how top athletes stay in peak shape, delivered courtesy of Jamie...

PCC CEO Steps Down

Seattle, WA—Suzy Monford has stepped down from her position as President and CEO of PCC Community Markets, according to The Seattle Times. In a statement...

Natural Grocers Heroes in Aprons Fund Supports Crew & Community

Lakewood, CO—In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Natural Grocers has established The Natural Grocers Heroes in Aprons Fund, bringing the company’s charitable efforts under...

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...