Holland & Barrett pledges change of culture after “embarrassing” late payment headlines

Holland & Barrett is pledging a change of culture at the company after “embarrassing” disclosures this week over late payments to suppliers. The health food retailer...

Lidl Germany Expands Vegan ‘Vemondo’ Range With Over 450 Carbon-Neutral Products

Supermarket giant Lidl has expanded its vegan offerings in Germany to more than 450 products, sold under its own-label Vemondo. The discount retailer says...

Holland & Barrett’s new format Chelmsford store combines latest retail ideas – and a...

Ahead of reopening to the public today, Holland & Barrett (H&B) CEO Tony Buffin took Rosie Greenaway on a whistle-stop virtual tour of the retailer’s newly-refurbished Chelmsford store.

Kroger Sets Aside US$2.5M To Back Upcycled Food Waste Startups

American retail giant Kroger has pledged to support innovative startups developing upcycled food products and solutions. Through its charity arm Zero Hunger Zero Waste...

Organic sales at Leclerc up 22%, retailer targets 200 Le Marché Bio store openings

Organic sales at French supermarket chain Leclerc grew by an impressive 22% in 2018 to be worth €930 million, reports the Linéaires. 

Shit shouldn’t happen: Paradiset’s message to mainstream food retailers

Radical Stockholm-based food retailer Paradiset City won this year's Eco Prize at the White Guide Green gala on June 12. 

M&S claims ‘first’ for food-to-go reusable container scheme

UK food and clothing retailer Marks & Spencer (M&S) says it is the first major grocery retailer to introduce a reusable container incentive for fresh food-to-go .

Holland & Barrett snaps up Swedish chain Hälsa för alla in push to build...

Holland & Barrett Sweden, part of Holland & Barrett International, Europe’s leading health and wellness retailer owned by international investment business L1 Retail, has acquired Hälsa för alla, the Swedish specialist natural health and wellbeing retailer with 12 retail outlets across Stockholm, Sweden.

Whole Foods names its 5 top beauty and wellness trends

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.

Against all odds: Nashville’s Turnip Truck defies virus and tornado to make it three

Against formidable odds – a devastating tornado and the hammer blow of Covid-19 – Nashville-based natural food retailer Turnip Truck has opened its third store in the city. 

Time to ‘demonstrate leadership’ on GMOs, supermarkets told

Supermarket CEOs have been told it’s time to ‘demonstrate leadership’ by a group of experts campaigning for retailers to stop stocking foods produced from...

Boots concept store signals brand ‘reinvention’ at health and beauty retailer

UK health and beauty retailer Boots says that its new 28,500sq ft flagship store in London’s Covent Garden represents the start of a brand “reinvention”.

Well wheeled: Planet Organic partners with SUPPER for hot food delivery first

UK healthy retail operator Planet Organic is partnering with London-based delivery service SUPPER to offer hot food deliveries for the first time.

McDonald’s recruits organic fruit drink to Happy Meals line-up

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).

H&B launches on Chinese retail platform Tmall

Leading health and wellness retailer chain Holland & Barrett (H&B) has officially launched on Chinese e-commerce site Tmall. The launch of its flagship store on...