Whole Foods Market has appointed Keith Manbeck as executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO).
Michael Wale meets Sheikha Muhairy, the 26-year-old owner of an organic farm in the desert on the edge in Dubai which supplies the Spinneys supermarket chain as part of a unique retailer-farm partnership scheme.
SPAR Mogán , a partner of Dutch multinational supermarket chain Spar, has opened a second store on Gran Canaria under its Spar Natural brand.
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.
Shares of US natural food retailer Sprouts Farmers Market spiked to a four-month high last month after media reports suggested it was in “preliminary merger talks” with supermarket giant Albertsons.
UK health food retailers saw average customer spend and footfall rise in 2016 but fears over rates and rents and the impact of Brexit have dampened business optimism for some.
Bio c’Bon Japon has opened its first Bio c’Bon branded organic supermarket in Tokyo. The joint venture company was formed in 2016 and is a partnership between Japanese retail operator Aeon and French retail investor Marne & Finance Europe (operator of the Paris-headquartered Bio c’Bon organic supermarket chain).
Indian organic and deli food startup IOrderFresh has received an undisclosed amount of funding from the Singapore Angel Network (SGAN), the investment arm of the Thakral Group of Companies.
Amazon has launched a small range of dietary supplements under its ‘Amazon Elements’ label.
US natural products retailer Vitamin Shoppe has reported a fall in comparable store sales for the last quarter. But the company says that its ‘reinvention strategy’ remains on track.
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).
“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.
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