In 2017 US health and wellness retailer Earth Fare launched a new promotion with the strapline ‘Live longer with Earth Fare’. As value propositions go it’s a pretty bold one. And it seems to have connected well with US consumers. This month, the Asheville, North Carolina-based retailers will open its 47th store, in Viera, Florida.
Holland & Barrett CEO Peter Aldis talks here with NPN’s Jim Manson about the retailer’s new flagship More store at Marble Arch and how it plans to become a £1 billion business by 2020
Confidence among UK food and drink manufacturers has declined, driven by increased input costs, squeezed profit margins and uncertainty over Brexit terms, according to the latest survey from Britain's Food and Drink Federation (FDF).
Amazon has launched a small range of dietary supplements under its ‘Amazon Elements’ label.
US pharmacy chain CVS Health is rolling out a radical new store design that repositions it to take advantage of a major societal shift in thinking about health.
SPAR Mogán , a partner of Dutch multinational supermarket chain Spar, has opened a second store on Gran Canaria under its Spar Natural brand.
Whole Foods Market has appointed Keith Manbeck as executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO).
Johannes Cullberg is a man on a mission. The Swedish ethical entrepreneur and founder of Stockholm’s iconoclastic organic store Paradiset is waging war on what he calls ‘fake food’ – and the big grocery retailers who sell it.
US supermarket chain Publix, which operates over 1200 outlets across Southeastern United States, is to open several more dedicated natural and organic stores under its Greenwise Market sub-brand.
Whole Foods Market is to discontinue its smaller footprint ‘365’ store model, according to US media reports.
To mark its annual Beauty Week event, Whole Foods Market’s global beauty buyers and experts have unveiled their inaugural list of top beauty and wellness trends for the year.
“Engaging authentically with our customers – that’s our big opportunity as independent retailers.” So says Food For Thought owner Alan Martin in a new video interview for Natural Products News.
Amazon, the world’s biggest online retailer, is buying Whole Foods Market in a deal valued at approximately $13.7bn, including Whole Foods Market’s net debt.
Financial commentators, retail analysts and industry insiders have been reacting to last Friday’s bombshell announcement that online retail giant Amazon is set to acquire Whole Foods Market for US$13.7 billion.
Fast-food giant McDonald’s is replacing the Minute Maid apple juice box in US outlets and replacing with an organic, reduced sugar juice from Honest Kids (both drinks are owned by Coca Cola Co).