Retailer Focus

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

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Vori, TrueCommerce Partner to Offer Solutions to Food Industry Customers

Pittsburgh, PA—TrueCommerce, a global provider of trading partner connectivity and integration solutions, has announced a partnership with Vori. The initiative offers food industry customers new...

Sprouts Q2 Report Delineates Company Strategy

Phoenix, AZ—Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc., has reported results for the second quarter ended July 4, 2021. Noting that Q2 last year was in the early...

Natural Grocers Reports Q3 Results

Lakewood, CO—Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. has announced results for its third quarter fiscal 2021 ended June 30, 2021, and has raised its...

Be First to Know How Independent Retailers Did This Year

The editors at WholeFoods are putting the finishing touches on our Annual Retailer Survey, which will go out to our independent retailer readers in...

Nominate Your Pick for 2021 Retailer of the Year!

With so many dedicated natural products retailers out there working tirelessly on the frontlines to serve their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic, trying to select...

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...
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Organic Produce Performance Report Shows New Category Leader

Monterey, CA—Total organic fresh produce sales for the second quarter of 2021 increased 4% y-o-y and nearing $2.3 billion for the quarter, according to...
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PCC Eliminating the Sale of 100k Single-Use Plastic Bottles Yearly

Seattle, WA—PCC Community Markets has discontinued the sale of plastic bottled water sized below one gallon, according to a press release, except for sparkling...

FMI Initiative to Support the Food Industry Through Consumer Insight

Arlington, VA—FMI has announced its 2021 health and well-being initiative, which includes research insights and programmatic support for the food industry. “Now, more than ever,...

12 Raise the Bar Members Join INFRA

St. Paul, MN—The Independent Natural Food Retailers Association (INFRA) has announced that the Board of Directors has approved membership of 12 retailers with 15...