Health food

Heather and Rose

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 partners by Kasia Chajdacki and Branka Simic both previously worked in Panacea health store in a nearby shopping centre, but when that closed down they resolved to branch out on […]

October 28, 2019 Continue Reading

The disruptor

A prominent natural food retailer told NPN recently that CLF Distribution had “transformed” his business – and the wider health food trade. For CLF’s founder, Robin Holiday, that was always the plan.

December 22, 2016 Continue Reading

Video: Both sides now

Shaun Higgs, operations director at Viridian Nutrition, is quickly finding out what life is like on the other side of the till. In In our video report he tells Jim Manson why he and Viridian founder Cheryl Thallon decided to open their own health store.

October 13, 2016 Continue Reading
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Resilient ‘health pound’ propels H&B to 1000th store opening

Leading health food chain Holland & Barrett opened its 1000th UK store this week and announced plans to open a further 70 stores across Europe, creating 485 new jobs in the Britain. The retailer’s latest financials submitted today to Companies House (on 8 October)) show sales for the year ending September 2014 up by 7.5% […]

October 9, 2014 Continue Reading
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Archie Browns takes store experience online

Cornish health store Archie Browns has launched a new retail website offering healthy foods, vitamins, supplements, natural beauty products and eco-friendly cleaning products. The shop, which has two branches – one in Truro and one in Penzance – says the e-commerce venture offers the same friendly and helpful advice they provide in store by offering […]

September 29, 2014 Continue Reading
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Re-imagining NutriCentre

NutriCentre’s new managing director Amee Chande comes to the post with formidable retail credentials. Most recently she was MD at Staples UK, and before that she held a senior role at Walmart after a stint running projects at McKinsey. She’s a big advocate of the compelling store experience – an admirer of Whole Foods and […]

December 11, 2013 Continue Reading

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