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…)
Zero Green celebrates first year with new look
March 22, 2019 Jane Wolfe
Bristol eco store Zero Green underwent a transformation earlier this month, reopening in time to celebrate its one-year anniversary.
Dig the SOiL
Veld Botanicals has introduced its new brand SOil to the UK market, offering a range of organic aromatherapy products.
Responsible capitalism: a manifesto
Following his acceptance of the Award for Responsible Capitalism, Riverford Organic founder Guy Singh-Watson explains why receiving the award gave him mixed feelings.
Guy Singh-Watson calls out capitalism in front of royalty
The 18th Award for Responsible Capitalism has been presented to Guy Singh-Watson by publishing group First, in a ceremony attended by HRH Princess Anne. But the decision to accept the award, says the Riverford Organic’s founder, was ‘a difficult one’.
Sparking the passion, naturally
February 19, 2019 Sharna Waid
With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, it’s a momentous time of love and lust. With a broadening range of sexual wellbeing products on the market, Sharna Waid looks into which natural remedies retailers should be exploring to support and empower their female customers’ confidence in the bedroom
A nation on the move
Kate Miller looks at the main aggravators of joint pain and uncovers how the public’s well-intentioned New Year’s resolutions can often lead to injuries come spring
The power of sour
While not yet mainstream, and certainly not new, fermented foods were heralded as one of the big trends of 2018 and continue to work their way onto the shelves of independent retailers up and down the country. Hayley Coristine investigates the qualities that are helping this ancient food technology gain wider appeal (more…)
Best bar none
With small chocolate producers choosing to trade directly, Jane Wolfe takes a look at the rise in artisan bean to bar chocolatiers who are putting cocoa farmers’ welfare before profit
Mineral-rich New Zealand volcanic mud delivers instant illumination for your skin
It may seem counter-intuitive to apply mud to your skin in order to cleanse it, but the skin-enhancing benefits of mineral-rich mud have been harnessed for beauty treatments all over the world for centuries. Antipodes® uses white volcanic mud sourced from central New Zealand’s dramatic central plateau in its new Halo Skin-Brightening Facial Mud Mask […]
Setting Industry standards for Golden quality CBD Products
Over the past few years Hemp and its CBD-rich extracts have made a stunning entrance to the nutraceutical business. More and more people are now commenting on the wonderful health benefits of supplementing their diet with natural phytocannabinoids and new CBD oil brands pop-up regularly as a result.
As Europe braces itself for a winter flu outbreak, protect yourself with Sambucol and the power of black elderberry.
Experts across Europe have warned the EU to brace itself for a bad flu season this winter. A new vaccine has been produced which is effective in fighting H3N2, the flu strain likely to hit the region this year; however, the vaccine is generally available for free to over 65s, pregnant women, those with an […]
AQUA Carpatica, the only naturally nitrate-free & lowest sodium water
AQUA Carpatica, a premium quality natural mineral water, dedicated to the most demanding health conscious people, babies and expectant mothers, organic food lovers and active lifestylers. AQUA Carpatica is nature’s most perfect mineral water, naturally Nitrate-free and the lowest Sodium level of any bottled natural mineral water on earth; the first of its kind in […]