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Angie O’Pry Blades: Partnership key to independent natural retail success
Grassroots approach and manufacturer commitment to natural help Fiesta Nutrition Center stand up to the competition.
9 tips for making your private label a success 1
With store-brand acceptance among consumers at an all-time high, you already have a captive customer base. Now go forth and wow them with your own-brand products.
What processes or programs can retailers implement to reduce wasted food?
As a retailer committed to keeping people and the planet healthy, you’re already making solid efforts to avoid wasting food in-store. But is there even more you can do? Probably. Here are nine expert tips.
Bringing natural & organic to the Bahamas
Angela Lightbourn, marketing coordinator at the island's first natural products store, Fresh Market, is helping improve health and well-being in her homeland.
What types of benefits boost retail employee satisfaction?
Have you ever thought to offer your employees a shoe allowance? A retailer, a human resources consultant and a corporate wellness advisor offer tips on how to ensure employee satisfaction.
Secret shopper: Can I get enough curcumin by eating turmeric every day?
This month, NFM's secret shopper tested a natural foods co-op in the Southwest's knowledge on the trending ingredient curcumin.
NSF certification verifies values
Consumer Values Verified substantiates claims in five core values areas important to today's consumers: lifestyle, dietary, religious, sourcing and chemicals of concern.
How the Non-GMO Project butterfly took flight
More than 35,000 products now carry the Non-GMO Project Verified seal. Here, the program's executive director shares what's behind the growth and how Big Food is getting into the game.
2015 Retailer of the Year nominee Door to Door Organics
Marketing and infrastructure innovation drives Door to Door Organics
Retailer of the Year innovation nominee Door to Door Organics focuses on technology to help customers and deliver organic growth.
People and community come first at Natur-Tyme
Retailer of the Year nominee Natur-Tyme puts the community at the core of all it does. This focus garnered the store nomination for the annual Natural Foods Merchandiser and Natural Products Expo community award.
MOM’s Organic Market makes sustainability goal No.1
MOM's Organic Market, a 2015 Retailer of the Year nominee for sustainability, exists to serve the environment. Here are just few ways the retailer does this.
Corinne Shindelar: Celebrating 10 years of INFRA
We talk with Independent Natural Food Retailers Association CEO Corinne Shindelar about the power of independent retail and collaboration, and where she sees the industry heading.
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Weigh In: 9 ways to ramp up grab-and-go without major expansion or investment
Three natural retail experts answer the question: How can I ramp up grab-and-go without major expansions or overhead?
How Ellwood Thompson’s Local Market championed local (and small)
Emphasizing locally produced foods may be more time consuming, but the benefits are many, says Rick Hood, including being able to convey to producers what kind of new products customers are looking for.
As demand for ‘fresh’ grows, how can stores add affordable refrigeration?
Fresh is all the rage--but refrigeration isn't cheap. Three experts weigh in on how to add cold cases without breaking the bank.
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