Retailer Focus

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

The Natural View: Gaining a Competitive Edge with Loyalty & Rewards Programs

In this episode of The Natural View, WholeFoods Editor-in-Chief Maggie Jaqua and Todd Pauli of 24 Stories Marketing get the scoop on how consumer attitudes are evolving...

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...

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...

Kevin’s Natural Foods Survey Says Consumers Put Convenience as Top Priority

California—Kevin’s Natural Foods has released findings from its consumer behavior survey, exploring the impacts COVID-19 has had on American’s eating habits. The survey included...

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...

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,...

CRN Launches Retailer Education Program on Probiotics

Washington, D.C.—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) has unveiled the retailer education program “Probiotics: What’s Inside is Alive,” according to a press release. The campaign...

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...

GRMA Authorizes NSF to Provide GMP Certification Services to Members

Ann Arbor, MI—NSF International (NSF) announced that it has been authorized by the Global Retailer and Manufacturer Alliance (GRMA) to audit and certify GRMA members...

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...