Peter Aldis is stepping down as chief executive of leading health food retailer Holland & Barrett International with immediate effect after ten years in the top job and 29 years at the company.
Holland & Barrett (H&B) has launched a £1.5 million ‘Wonder of Manuka’ campaign centred around transparency within the Manuka honey industry, in a bid to ‘take a stand against fake Manuka’.
The gloomy state of the high street has done nothing to hamper the financial spirits of Holland & Barrett (H&B), which has reported a growth of 7.1% in its first results since its acquisition by billionaire Mikhail Fridman.
Following consideration of a record number of entries for the live Innovation Pitch at Natural & Organic Products Europe, Holland & Barrett’s (H&B) executive buying team has announced that six shortlisted exhibitors are one step closer to winning a potential listing with the chain retailer.
Holland & Barrett (H&B) chief executive Peter Aldis visited the Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People in Leicestershire earlier this month to donate £100,000.
Steve Carson has been appointed to the newly created position of managing director at Holland & Barrett International (H&B) to drive digital transformation.
Following its recent purchase by L1 Retail, Holland and Barrett has doubled the size of its global headquarters at Eliot Park in Nuneaton.
Holland & Barrett has named its youngest ever Manager of the Year at its annual retail awards ceremony.
L1 Retail is set to buy Holland & Barrett from The Nature’s Bounty Co. and The Carlyle Group for £1.77 billion.
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.
Holland & Barrett names ‘Innovation Pitch’ shortlist
Holland & Barrett’s ‘Innovation Pitch Live’ will be back at Natural & Organic Products Europe for a second year.
Holland & Barrett International opened a new flagship store at Marble Arch in London this week (Thursday 19 January).
Holland & Barrett has today opened its 100th international franchise store, opening in the city of Taiyuan, China. It takes the number of H&B franchise stores in China to 34 in 18 cities covering nine Provinces. The remaining franchised stores are located in Singapore (28), United Arab Emirates (16), Cyprus (10), Malta (5) and Gibraltar […]
The spectacularly decorated Painted Hall, centrepiece of the Old Royal Naval College at Greenwich, was the impressive backdrop for the Health Food Manufacturers Association’s 50th Anniversary Gala Dinner last week. Around 300 people – including HFMA members, advisors, consumer groups, regulators, supporters, journalists, MPs and Peers – attended the event, which began with a boat […]
Heather Mills officially opened the VBites vegan café concession in Holland & Barrett’s (H&B) new More store in Chester yesterday (9 June). Fellow vegan and former snooker world champion Neil Robertson, aka the ‘Thunder from Down Under’, was also at the store to meet the public and talk about the benefits of a vegan diet […]
Holland & Barrett opens the first of its large format Holland & Barrett More stores today. The retailer says it will roll out 50 of the new More format stores over the next two years, signaling its intention to take on the supermarkets in key health and beauty categories. Holland & Barrett describes its new […]
Following what it calls a sustained period of commercial success, Holland & Barrett has announced 30 new job vacancies at its head office in Nuneaton and the creation of up to 40 further new positions across various departments during the next six months. “The creation of these jobs reflects our continued growth and the significant […]
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% […]
Holland & Barrett yesterday (16 April) officially launched its ‘Natural Health Academy’, a company-wide training scheme offering staff a qualification equivalent to A-level standard – as they work on the high street (watch the video by clicking here). (more…)
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.
How to become the next influential natural beauty brand
The world doesn’t need another natural beauty brand. It’s a market that is set to be worth up to $54 billion by 2027. It’s saturated like every other industry in the world. What it does need however, is a brand that is passionate, value driven and has clarity around how they want to shake things […]
Garden of Life®
Your body was created to eat, process, and derive its nutrition from food—real, healthy food. Garden of life® are fanatical about food. The core ethos is that they always start with real foods and these (foods) provide the formulas, the power to be at their best. Completely free of any synthetically created, chemical breakthroughs from […]
Leading the discussion around sustainability in retail
The Sustainability in Retail Forum is the new conference designed to help senior executives within leading retailers from across the Nordic region meet the ever-evolving challenges around sustainability. Taking place 13 November 2019, at MalmöMässan, Sweden, the event is co-located with the award-winning trade exhibitions Nordic Organic Food Fair and Eco Life Scandinavia. Facing the […]
Tooth powder as a powerful ally for your dental health
My Oradent tooth powder is neither a drug nor a medicine. Suitable for all consumers and also for vegans and vegetarians. Why in powder form? Studies have shown that tooth powder can be more effective at removing plaque than toothpaste. Plus, My Oradent does not contain fluoride, is non-toxic and is also safe for children. […]