Retail News

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

Superdrug adds to vegan beauty offer

High street retailer Superdrug has extended its vegan, cruelty-free B. brand of beauty and grooming products with a range of make-up. The offer includes bronzers,...

Savage Cabbage opens bricks and mortar store

Online CBD store and wellness portal Savage Cabbage has now opened a shop and community hub in Pickering, North Yorkshire, prompted by the rapid success it’s seen since launching in 2016.

Rainbow returns to restored stables

One of the UK’s longest established wholefood shops, Rainbow Wholefoods in Norwich, has finally returned to its permanent premises of the stables of an old fire station after they were devastated by fire in April 2018.

‘Supermarket Rebels’ launch £450,000 crowdfunding campaign to fund second store

Brighton-based sustainable supermarket HISBE is targeting a £450,000 bond raise through a crowdfunding campaign on the Triodos Crowdfunding platform.

New loyalty initiative from Better Food encourages customers to put planet...

Bristol-based Better Food has introduced a new loyalty scheme which rewards customers for reducing packaging waste every time they shop.

Oliver’s celebrates 25 years in Kew

Michael Wale recently paid a visit to Oliver’s Wholefood Store in Kew, West London, to join in the 25th anniversary celebrations and talk to...

Retailers get to the top with Pharma Nord

Retailers Paul West from Eat Well in Belfast and Jackie Johnson from Jacksons of Saintfield recently joined Pharma Nord managing director Bent Henriksen on...

Amaranth celebrates birthday and retail win

Amaranth recently held a customer party to celebrate its fourth year, during which it won the Natural Beauty Best Independent Retailer Award.

H&B doubles size of HQ

Following its recent purchase by L1 Retail, Holland and Barrett has doubled the size of its global headquarters at Eliot Park in Nuneaton.

H&B launches bespoke ‘vitamin box’ service

Holland & Barrett (H&B) has launched Healthbox, a new online, personalized UK subscription service for vitamins, minerals and supplements, using advice and recommendations from qualified nutritionists.

H&B goes head-to-head with Boots in healthy ‘meal deal’ launch

lland & Barrett is going head-to-head with Boots with the launch of its own 'meal deal' offer – but in H&B’S case, with a healthy twist.  

Veg box schemes seek Government help to cope with rocketing demand

New figures have revealed that weekly sales of UK veg boxes grew by a huge 111% during the six weeks between the end of February and mid-April.

Planet Organic rolls out nationwide delivery service

London-based Planet Organic is for the first time offering nationwide delivery of its entire range with a chosen day fulfilment service.

Natural products retailers quick to embrace Bristol Pound

Bristol’s natural products retailers have been early adopters of the Bristol Pound, launched in 2012. In just two years, nearly 700 businesses – The Better...

Holland & Barrett signs deal for 1,000 franchise stores in India

Holland & Barrett’s overseas expansion gathers further pace with news that the health food retailer has signed a deal with India’s Apollo Hospitals group...

H&B names youngest ever Manager of the Year

Jordan Smith from Doncaster has won Holland & Barrett’s Manager of the Year award and aged just 21 years-old, Smith is the youngest ever winner.

Waitrose announces new health initiatives

In a bid to help customers make healthier choices, supermarket giant Waitrose is launching a number of new health initiatives.

Re:Store boosts zero waste vibe in London

London has seen the opening of Re:Store, surprisingly one of only a handful of zero waste stores in the capital.

Zeroing in on the plastic-free opportunity

The historic UK spa town of Tunbridge Wells is the venue for one of the country’s newest plastic-free retailers, The Zero Waste Company

H&B unveils refurbed store in Chelmsford

NPN takes a virtual tour of H&B's refurbished Chelmsford store, which has been restructured to become more efficient, enjoyable and COVID-safe.