Vitamin Shoppe’s ‘unique’ multipacks for men and women branded as Mytrition are doing ‘very well’ and current sales performance has led to plans for the retailer to expand the range from 6 to 10 SKUs, said the company’s CEO.
Nutraceutical International Corp. posted a 5% growth in net sales in the second quarter in earnings released yesterday. The company brought in $53.6 million in net sales in the quarter, compared to $53.9 million in the same period a year earlier.
Growth in the US sports nutrition market has been pretty explosive in recent years, but the failure of high profile launches such as PepsiCo’s Gatorade G Series Fit range shows that even the biggest players sometimes get things badly wrong, says one market...
When entrepreneur Tyler Johansen was launching a supplement designed to help boost students’ concentration, he decided to play in a sphere where snap decisions are made, at the edge of the counter in the point-of-purchase marketplace.
Vestcom, a provider of shelf-edge pricing and product information for grocery retailers, has entered the dietary supplements retailing space with the launch of vitaAisles, a new service that provides nutrition and health claims information for a wide...
The Vitamin Shoppe has announced its entry into the Canadian market, with the opening of two stores in the Toronto area. Under the Vitapath banner, the company said it plans to open stores across Canada.
The planned acquisition of Super Supplements, a Seattle-based chain, by Vitamin Shoppe Inc. appears to be in question after the Federal Trade Commission’s decision to extend its investigation into the transaction past the planned Dec. 31 closing date.
LifeVantage, the manufacturer of the herbal supplement Protandim, was on the financial ropes when it took the leap into network marketing. The turnaround since then has been nothing short of remarkable, said Doug Robinson, president and CEO.
There is a moment at the end of the legendary computer game, Mortal Kombat, where you have just beaten seven shades of something out of your opponent and all that is left is one final blow. ‘Finish him!’ says the game, and you ready your thumbs for the coup...
A report in the latest issue of HerbalGram, the publication of the American Botanical Council, shows herbal supplements sales in all channels hit $5.3 billion in the United States in 2011, representing a healthy 4.3% increase from 2010.
Direct selling giant Amway is on schedule for its a new 48,000-square-foot extraction and concentration facility in Quincy, WA, as the company breaks ground on its Nutrilite Botanical Concentrate Manufacturing facility.
Vitamin Shoppe has reported a record second quarter with gross profit increasing 16.3% on the same quarter of last year, with the pre- and post-workout category growing consistently despite the ongoing DMAA controversy.
The $8.1 million in total fines for Bodybuilding.com and the DeLuca brothers should serve as a reminder for retailers as well as manufacturers of their responsibility to ensure dietary supplements really are dietary supplements, says a US Attorney.
Supplement giant GNC - which put its head above the parapet in April to defend DMAA while the rest of the trade kept silent - says it has since “made a very concerted effort to move away from DMAA products in our stores”.