During the NHT Summit on 22 October NAHS announced a new initiative designed to ensure that independent retailers are ‘stronger together’.
Ahead of the Natural Health Trade Summit (NHT) in Manchester on 22 October, the National Association of Health Stores (NAHS) reveals it will be making a significant announcement at the show. Details are yet to be disclosed, however Gary Trickett, chair of NAHS, confirms the planned announcements will include two new initiatives which will be […]
The Association of Convenience Stores ASC has branded the Government’s decision to introduce a mandatory living wage for workers over 25 a “reckless measure”. The policy was announced in last week’s Budget, along with plans to relax Sunday trading restrictions. ACS chief executive, James Lowman, said: “The introduction of a compulsory ‘Living Wage’ will have […]
Natural Products News has been asking natural and organic industry insiders for their first thoughts on the launch of Holland & Barrett’s new ‘More’ store format. The new large format stores – the first of which opened in Chester last month – feature a supersized free-from offer and also include fresh organic fruit and veg […]
Following Wendy Atkinson standing down as chair of the NAHS at its recent AGM, Gary Trickett has been proposed elected as the organization’s new chair. With a chain of three Healthy Route stores in the East Midlands, the most recent opening in Derby last year, Trickett, who has been on the NAHS committee for four […]
Independent health store Healthy Route has opened its third branch, a 1,000sq ft unit in the Westfield Derby shopping centre. Owner Gary Trickett, who worked as a sales rep for years before deciding to “have a go at being a retailer”, explains the reasons behind the new store opening: “There used to be a really […]