In the absence of the HFI annual awards cermeony – cancelled due to COVID-19 – John Frisby, chairman, speaks to NPN about the winners of the 2020 winners.
A recent survey carried out by the National Association of Health Stores reveals predominantly ‘confident’ outlooks among health stores for the future.
The NAHS has penned an open letter to health stores commending the ‘commitment and support’ they have shown their local communities during the pandemic.
As health stores find themselves on the frontline of a national effort to keep the UK nourished, Jim Manson reports on Operation Healthy Lockdown.
To assist health stores in navigating business during the pandemic, the NAHS is offering free membership to retailers who are not already registered.
Health food stores will be permitted to stay open during the coronavirus crisis, under strict new controls on retail announced today by the Government.
The Other Bar, from the United Nations Development Programme and Fairchain Foundation, contains a token that can be used to support farmers in Ecuador.
Back for its second year, Shop Talk will return as a feature at Natural & Organic Products Europe (NPE) on Sunday 7 April, with the session running between 1-2pm to include a buffet lunch.
Following Philip Hammond’s delivery of the Budget 2018 to parliament, the NAHS has issued a statement commenting on the Chancellor’s proposals for the business rates affecting independent retailers.
The Health Made Easy Group (HMEG) has now completed the purchase of the majority shares of the UK’s oldest health foods buying group, The Health Store (THS).
The National Association of Health Stores (NAHS) has been presented with the UK Health Radio Outstanding Contribution to health, wellbeing and lifestyle award, for its work in ‘promoting and protecting the interests of the specialist health food store’, and ‘encouraging the proliferation of health food stores and their aim to improve the health of the […]
Healthy Route in Derby – one of a trio of health stores owned by Gary Trickett, chair of the NAHS – has closed its doors.
The National Association of Health Stores (NAHS) is calling upon retailers to support a petition it has put to the Government.
Wild Oats in Bristol won silver in the Independent Retail Business of the Year award at the British Independent Retailers Association’s (bira) national conference and gala awards in May.
The Natural Products Talks Theatre programme at this year’s NPE will feature a mix of fast-paced TED-style talks, dynamic panel discussions and live interviews.
The recent partnership between the National Association of Health Stores (NAHS) and the British Independent Retailers Association (BIRA) will be further strengthened with an exclusive at Natural & Organic Products Europe (NPE), when the two organizations will launch a new retailer initiative called Shop Talk.
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 […]
Cheryl Thallon, founder of Viridian Nutrition, speaks to Diane Millis about the changes in the natural products industry over the past 21 years.
Following the result of the EU Referendum the National Association of Health Stores is calling on the Government to cut business red tape and restrictive regulations on natural health products. In a statement, the Association said: “The NAHS is happy that the people of the UK have had the chance to express their feeling of […]
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 […]
Puressentiel’s latest essentials
July 10, 2020 Jane Wolfe
Puressentiel has added to its Rest and Relax range of essential oil based products: two roll-ons and an antibacterial gel.
Britain needs to ‘grow up’ when it comes to food security
This was the message from Professor Tim Lang at the OFC Bitesize webinar Towards Greater Self Sufficiency, examining the future of food security in Britain.
The COVID-19 masks threatening the lives of whales
Billions of masks and gloves are ending up in the sea during the pandemic, says Ocean Conservancy, warning we’re heading for a surge in ocean pollution.
OTB welcomes new general manager
Last month saw the appointment of Cristina Dimetto as the OTB’s new general manager, who joins ahead of this year’s Organic September campaign.
Know the drill
June 16, 2020 Dominique Ayling
Discovering everything from ‘naked gum’ to toothpaste tabs, Dominique Ayling cuts her teeth in the natural oral care market.
The art of healthy baking
Rosie Greenaway roots through her store cupboard to learn how the therapeutic benefits of baking can be merged with the nutritional perks of superfoods.
Inflammation: the silent assassin
Chronic inflammation is a factor in myriad chronic health conditions but sometimes symptoms are invisible says Jane Wolfe.
A problem for Brits at the best of times, sleep issues are being exacerbated due to the pandemic, leaving many feeling exhausted, reports Jane Wolfe.
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