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The latest news from the leading retailers in the natural and organic products industry.


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The popularity of shopping coupons is soaring, reports The Grocer magazine this week. In fact, a record 61% of consumers are claiming to use the money saving device, with wealthier AB consumers being among the highest users. (more…)

May 16, 2011 Continue Reading

Alf Dunbar is back for special workshop

Top motivational  speaker and retail guru, Alf Dunbar, made a huge impact at last year’s National Health Store Conference. The good news for retailers who missed his talk is that Dunbar will be giving a special ‘You Are The Difference’ workshop at this month’s Natural & Organic Products Europe. (more…)

March 21, 2011 Continue Reading

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

Natural Beauty Yearbook's glamorous launch

Hosted by Neal’s Yard Remedies at London’s King’s Road store, the launch brought together an array of industry faces, including Neal’s Yard’s Peter Kindersley, and a number of this year’s coveted Top 20, such as Kinetic’s Kim Barani, Bulldog’s Simon Duffy and Rhodri Ferrier, and Green People’s Charlotte Vohtz. (more…)

March 8, 2010 Continue Reading