Whole Foods opts for Whole Trade

Giant ethical retailer, Whole Foods Market, celebrated the expansion of its ethical sourcing programme in Costa Rica last month with the in-store promotion of Whole Trade pineapples. Working with Costa Rican growers, Whole Foods Market selects pineapples that carry the Whole Trade Guarantee seal, which ensures farmers receive a fair wage, safe working conditions, and […]

May 6, 2010 Continue Reading

Retailers scoop coveted awards

Always a highlight of Natural & Organic Products Europe, the Natural and Organic Awards are one of the rare opportunities that we, as an industry, get to celebrate the thousands of hardworking independent health store retailers. (more…)

May 6, 2010 Continue Reading

Retailer survey aims to help whole trade

Health store retailers across the country are being encouraged to take part in the NAHS Survey 2010. The survey, which is completely confidential, aims to build up a countrywide picture of the independent health food retail sector. The survey is open to all health food and natural products retailers, not just NAHS members, and asks […]

April 28, 2010 Continue Reading

Natural beauty retailers need to be "more slick"

Sharing his extensive retail knowledge at Natural & Organic Products Europe
 last month, Jeff Martin, operations director at As Nature Intended told
 audience members in the packed out seminar theatre that when it came to
selling natural beauty products, independent retailers needed to be “more
slick”. (more…)

April 19, 2010 Continue Reading