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NutraVideo: Clinical studies are key in gaining consumer trust

NutraVideo: Clinical studies are key in gaining consumer trust

By Danielle Masterson

The Coronavirus pandemic was a wakeup call for many, highlighting how conventional medicine may not have immediate solutions. This is driving consumers to look for alternative solutions, but not everyone is convinced dietary supplements are the answer....

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GNC enters bankruptcy while negotiating with Harbin as buyer

By Hank Schultz

Struggling retail giant GNC has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy according to a news report. GNC is reportedly entering into the process with Chinese firm Harbin Pharmaceutical waiting in the wings as a potential buyer.

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How COVID-19 is shaping global consumer trends

By Nikki Hancocks

COVID-19 has accelerated a number of 'mega' consumer trends and halted others, according to the strategic market insight provider Euromonitor International, providing insight into how consumers' shopping habits are being shaped in the short...

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GNC succeeds in getting critical debt payment pushed back to August

By Hank Schultz

Supplement retailing giant GNC seems to have prevailed in its high stakes negotiations with its lenders. Bloomberg Law reported yesterday that the company won a postponement until August of a major payment that could have caused the company to sink into...

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GNC turns up volume on bankruptcy alarm

By Hank Schultz

Struggling supplement retailer GNC has reiterated a forthright statement that filing for bankruptcy court protection might be only days away.

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Experts lay out post-pandemic retailing strategies

By Hank Schultz

Marketing experts recommend that brands formulate a strategy to be as nimble as possible to deal with the as yet unknown changes to the supplement marketplace in the post pandemic world. A greater online capability is seen as one of key parts of that...

Informa reschedules Vitafoods Europe to start of September

Informa reschedules Vitafoods Europe to 1-3 September

By Will Chu

Event organisers are to postpone this year’s Vitafoods Europe in response to the ongoing COVID-19 situation that has already forced several nutraceutical industry events to be rescheduled.

Alex Ardenti on his film SUPPS: The Movie

Sports Nutrition Summit 2020

Alex Ardenti on his film SUPPS: The Movie

By Danielle Masterson

The filmmaker takes an up close and personal look at the history and evolution of the growing $40 billion sports supplement industry.

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Lumina: More and better reviews key to online success

By Hank Schultz

Lumina Intelligence now has enough data for online product reviews to use it in a predictive fashion. For sports nutrition products the news is those with the most reviews and the best scoring reviews prosper; products with few reviews get dropped.

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