Retail News

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

Tree of Life adds the WOW factor to September

Tree of Life has announced the launch of WOW Deals, a three-day, heavyweight promotional sales drive with a range of bespoke special offers. Running from...

Britain wakes up to an organic breakfast

Today Wake Up To Organic saw over 60 stores across the country enthusiastically rallying behind the event to offer customers a free organic breakfast. Now...

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

“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.

H&B expands More concept in Milton Keynes

The Holland & Barrett branch in the Midsummer Arcade Centre, Milton Keynes, has relocated to larger premises and reopened as a More store.

Artisan Welsh produce promoted online

Discover Delicious is a new online marketplace created specifically to promote local Welsh ‘artisan, adventurous and alternative’ food and drink, most of which is natural and produced organically on a small-scale.

Better Food hits £10K fundraising target, wins gold

Bristol organic retailer Better Food’s Streets to Kitchen fundraising campaign has reached its target of £10,000 to fund a year-long cookery and food service course for people affected by homelessness in the city.

New indie health store blossoms in Watford

A new shop, Heather and Rose Health, opened its doors in Watford in October to offer the local community an independent health store experience. Business...

Contactless coffee: Better Food and City to Sea revive reusables

Better Food is partnering with City to Sea on a #ContactlessCoffee initiative to enable the ethical retailer to create safely revive the use of reusables. 

Rep it up! – it’s time to name your favourite sales...

Natural Products magazine is launching a Natural Products Sales Rep of the Year award. This is to recognise the fantastic contribution to our industry...

100% Health relaunches in Paignton

July saw the unveiling of the newly extended 100% Health in Paignton which has now opened up all its three floors to house a...

Holland & Barrett gets image change as focus shifts to store...

Holland & Barrett will continue to focus on revamping its UK store estate in 2016, pulling back on the aggressive store opening programme of...

New online shop offers Honest Eats

Honest Eats is an innovative online shop, which aims to facilitate shopping for those with intolerances with an easy way to buy high quality free-from food.

St Neots health store closes

After 31 years of running St Neots Health Food Centre, owner Ray Barker has closed the doors for the final time, following his decision to retire.

Food for Thought raises a glass with Organic Wine Club

Health food retailer Food For Thought is collaborating with the Organic Wine Club in a new venture at its two stores in Guildford and Kingston.

Scotland welcomes first social enterprise supermarket

In May, Locavore Grocery, Scotland’s first social enterprise supermarket, officially opened its doors to offer an alternative to mainstream supermarket supply chains and build...

Morrisons introduces plastic-free fruit and veg areas

Following its decision in April to offer paper carrier bags to all customers, Morrisons has now become the first British supermarket to roll-out plastic-free fruit and veg areas in many of its stores.

Healthy Christmas sales help H&B deliver 4.8% growth

Healthy Christmas sales helped Holland & Barrett (H&B) deliver 4.8% year on year growth in the quarter ending 31 December 2019.

Selfridges launches sustainability initiative

Selfridges has launched a ‘transformational sustainability initiative’ as part of its commitment to help customers change the way they shop.

Union Market “relaxed” about having Whole Foods as neighbour

Union Market, the natural food store launched last year by organic farmer and business investor Tony Bromovsky, says it is “relaxed” at the prospect...

Showing how it should be

Natural Products editor Jim Manson has been to see how new  Brighton-based ethical supermarket hiSbe is showing how food retailing should be ‘Happiness’ and ‘supermarkets’....