India’s IOrderFresh gets cash injection from Singapore Angel Network

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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.

H&B launches on Chinese retail platform Tmall

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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...

Time to ‘demonstrate leadership’ on GMOs, supermarkets told

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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...

Health store closures are ‘assault on small business’, NPA warns

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Three US states that have ordered the closure of health food stores during the Covid-19 crisis have been accused by the Natural Products Association of mounting an “assault on small businesses”.

Summer opening for latest Planet Organic store

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London-based health and well-being retailer Planet Organic is set to open a new store in the north-west of the city later in the summer. 

H&B store transformation continues in two locations

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Holland and Barrett (H&B) continues its store transformation programme with a new design and concept unveiled at its Angel Islington and Hemel Hempstead sites. The...

Fourth London store for The Organic Pharmacy

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The first week of December will see the opening of The Organic Pharmacy’s new concept store in Marylebone, which the retailer says is the...

Online organic retailer Abel & Cole claims ‘refillables first’

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UK organic grocery business Abel & Cole is trialling a refill scheme, claimed to be the first of its kind for an online retailer.

Peter Marsh announces retirement as CEO of Planet Organic

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Planet Organic CEO Peter Marsh has announced that later this year he will retire from the position he’s held since 2008. “After 13 very enjoyable...

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

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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...
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Sweden’s Midsona and Paradiset partner to create new consumer brand

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Leading Swedish health food brand owner and distributor Midsona is partnering with Stockholm-based organic food retailer Paradiset to launch a new consumer brand ‘Everyday by Paradiset’ for easier sustainable choices.

Happy and healthy: Chicago retailers partner for store-within-a-store pilot

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Two long established family-owned Chicago area retail businesses – fresh market and grocer Angelo Caputo’s and health food store Fruitful Yield – have partnered to create a store-within-a-store experience.

Vitality CBD supports COVID-19 retail front-line with PPE equipment

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Vitality CBD, a leading name on the UK CBD scene, has joined the front-line fight against the coronavirus outbreak by producing PPE equipment for pharmacists and indie retailers.

“Engaging authentically with customers – that’s our big opportunity”

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“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.

Watsons Hong Kong Launches Citywide ‘Plastic Reborn’ Container Recycling Program With P&G

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Watsons Hong Kong, the health, beauty and pharmacy chain, has rolled out a new territory-wide plastic container recycling campaign. Partnering with multinational CPG industry...