Whole Foods Market – which has not shared its sales data with syndicated data providers for a decade –is returning to cooperator status. But why now, and what does this mean, both for Whole Foods and the wider industry?
What drives new trends? Is this best discovered seeing them unfold in real time at hands of innovators, or are they better discerned via a deep dive into marketing data? Both approaches were presented at the recent Healthy & Natural Show in Chicago.
How best to merchandise 'natural' foods? For some mainstream food retailers, a store within a store is the best option, says David Winter, director of sales operations and sales strategy at SPINS. For others, it makes more sense to integrate...
The inaugural Healthy & Natural Show kicks off on Thursday, May 5 with a top quality education program. In this special gallery we trawl through the program and give you our top picks for the event at Chicago’s Navy Pier.
Supplement heavyweight GNC’s industry initiative to boost supply chain integrity and defend consumer confidence is gaining momentum, with over 80 different companies involved in the consortium to date, said the company’s CEO.
Growth in categories such as probiotics, protein, and functional foods and strong performance in e-commerce offset some disappointing results and weaknesses in key categories, says Colin Watts, CEO of Vitamin Shoppe.
USANA Health Sciences reported $232.6 million in net sales in its fourth quarter, a 2.1% year-over-year increase. That amounted to $1.83 in earnings per share, but these figures disappointed analysts, and the company’s share price tumbled as a result.