2018 Retail Insights® Retail Universe for Premium Natural, Organic Food, Supplement & Personal Care...

What a tumultuous year in the food business! On April 10, 2017, activist investor Jana Partners announces an 8.8% stake in Whole Foods Market...

Ashwagandha’s Supportive Powers

Since ancient times, ashwagandha has been thought to be one of the most powerful herbs in Ayurvedic healing. The word ashwagandha means “smell of...
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Setting the Gold Standard

A family-owned business has a 3 in 10 chance of making it past the first generation. As NOW celebrates its 50th year, the milestone...

Astaxanthin: The Super Antioxidant

Astaxanthin, a naturally occurring carotenoid pigment, is a powerful antioxidant with a multitude of health and beauty benefits. Known for its distinctive red pigment,...

New Approaches to Healthy Aging

Our appearance is a reflection of our health. Many people have changed their diets, removing processed foods, meat and gluten because they have found...

Heart of the Matter

Stress. Overwork. Too much salt. Sedentary lifestyle. Genetics. Many factors contribute to cardiovascular disease but there are ways to help your customers stave off...

Managing Stress with Adaptogens

A single common denominator in our lives is stress. It pervades the life of every individual in a variety of ways and it can...

Minerals for an Active Lifestyle

Minerals are essential to the human body’s growth and development. They can be obtained from food, fortified food products, and supplements. The body uses...

2018 Forecast: What’s in Store for the Year Ahead?

We asked people from different industry perspectives to share their insights and expectations for the natural products industry in 2018. The Independent Retailer Corinne Shindelar, President/CEO,...

The Transitioning Landscape of the Natural Products Industry

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) have become a major factor in doing business within the natural products industry. According to Sawaya Partners LLC — a...

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