Blackmores' in-market sales in China dipped in the first half of the financial year, causing its shares to slide and emphasising the difficulty in shifting from a daigou-based model to domestic Chinese trade.
In an effort to gain more out of its new online subscription service, The Vitamin Shoppe has announced a partnership with platform provider OrderGroove to increase customer enrolment points, and streamline data between brick-and-mortar and online channels.
Blackmores' long-term fortunes in China will be dependent on establishing a successful retail business alongside its current thriving cross-border e-commerce sales, its new CEO told us in an exclusive interview.
Retailer Vitamin World has partnered with Visionet Systems to transform its digital commerce infrastructure, with a strong focus on seamlessly integrating their online channel, brick-and-mortar stores and backend supply chain processes.
With 118% growth in the mass channel and 32% growth in the natural channel, turmeric/curcumin was the stand-out ingredient in 2015, with overall sales for the ingredient exceeding $50 million in mass & natural channels.
NBTY recorded $3.23 billion in net sales in its fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2015. That total represented a razor-thin gain from the previous, disappointing year but nevertheless was a result that management said it was “generally pleased” with.
Shares of Usana Health Sciences rose as much as 21% after the company announced strong second quarter earnings that were highlighted by a boom in China, where sales rose 84%. The company posted earnings per share that were 17% higher than analysts had...
Worldwide demand for aloe means acreage for this important botanical continues to expand in Mexico, one of the main sources of the ingredient. And that demand has been driven largely by products sold through network marketing companies, an expert says.
The web of Chinese regulations regarding dietary ingredient import and export reached out to ensnare Innophos, a company that derives a portion of its revenue from selling phosphates and other mineral ingredients for dietary supplements and functional...
Usana Health Sciences’ personalized nutrition products and applications have boosted the company’s bottom line, according to statements from company officials during a conference call discussing first quarter results.
An LA-based firm on a mission to turn ginseng into next big thing in functional beverages says there is room in the market for a new product that can compete with Red Bull and Monster but pack a greater nutritional punch.
Dietary supplements marketer Herbalife received a $38-a-share offer
from private-equity firm Whitney & Company - who already own 27
percent of its stock - and Monday the company's shares had already
inched up to $40.12.
The momentum behind the roll out of BioGaia's Reuteri to
international markets shows no sign of slowing, with the
announcement of a new agreement with Ferring Pharmaceuticals to
sell the drops in Spain, Portugal, Czech Republic...
Neuro Nutrition, a new company formed by a group of industry
veterans to manufacture and supply scientifically validated
supplements for the body and mind, has signed its first marketing
agreement and has a raft of own-brand products...
Last week dietary supplements manufacturer NOW Foods was rewarded
for its export achievements. Philip Pittsford, the company's
international sales manager, explained how his company has
benefited from the US Department of Commerce's...
Despite a continued decline in sales from its Vitamin World retail
stores, nutritional supplement manufacturer NBTY announced strong
results for the fiscal third quarter, thanks again mainly to the
sales of Rexall product lines.
Galaxy Nutritional Foods (GXY), a producer of plant-based dairy
alternatives, blamed low-carb trends for a net loss in its fourth
quarter. But a change in management and high overheads should also
be considered, reports Philippa Nuttall.
Mannatech - a US supplement developer - has reported its highest
annual sales figures to date. The company - reporting a more than
three-fold increase in net profit - attributed its profitablility
to growth in international markets...
Energy drink maker Hansen Natural reported record gross and net
sales for the second quarter ended June 30, 2002. The company
attributed strong sales to its core beverage lines and new product