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Redcon1 expands distribution in military channel

By Adi Menayang

Roughly 38% of sports nutrition brand Redcon1’s core consumers are active or former military members, “so they play an important role in our business,” said company founder and CEO Aaron Singerman.

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Supplement industry must stake claim in climate change debate

By Hank Schultz

Can the dietary supplement industry make a difference in the global climate debate? The industry’s footprint is tiny, but experts say it can still make a valuable contribution toward a more livable planet.

Herbalife increasingly eyes Asia as growth engine of future

Herbalife increasingly eyes Asia as growth engine of future

By Hank Schultz

Herbalife’s global sales rose 15% in the third quarter. Record sales in China and the rest of Asia helped drive the result, and the company bucked recent trends in the multi-level marketing sector by posting sales increases in North America as well.

Market continues to grow for prostate health products

Market continues to grow for prostate health products

By Hank Schultz

Prostate health is an often neglected area of men’s health, one that could drive significant growth in the future sales of herbal supplements as questions of healthy aging come to the fore, a prominent industry executive says.

Vitamin Shoppe CFO resigns

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Vitamin Shoppe CFO resigns

Brenda Galgano, EVP and CFO of supplement retailer Vitamin Shoppe, has resigned her position, according to a press release from the company.

Herbalife stock at all time high after Ackman throws in towel

Herbalife stock at all time high after Ackman throws in towel

By Hank Schultz

Activist investor Bill Ackman has reportedly exited his short position on Herbalife, ending a high profile, multi-year attempt to drive down the company’s stock price with allegations that its business model constituted an illegal pyramid scheme.

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