NFM Staff

Articles by NFM Staff
Technology is changing how shoppers shop
How smartphones are changing retail 
Cold, hard cash is increasingly a thing of the past. New technologies like smartphones are quickly changing the way shoppers make their purchases.
Retailers who support local products
Retailer Roundtable: How do you support local year round? 
Natural products retailers share how they support locally made and locally grown products throughout the year.
Secret Shopper: What does fair trade really mean?  3
With more than one fair trade label on the market, which one should consumers trust? NFM goes undercover to investigate.
How "healthy" looks to shoppers on a food label
What are consumers really looking for on food labels and what terms do they associate with as healthy?
Retailer Roundtable: How does your store give back? 
Natural products retailers from around the country discuss how they give as much as they receive from their communities.
NFM Secret Shopper: Why should I pay more for a free-range turkey?  1
Free-range birds cost much more than conventional options. Are they really worth it? NFM goes undercover to investigate.
The value of plastic bag bans 
How effective are plastic bag bans?
Retailer Roundtable: What tools do you use to cater to shoppers' nutrition needs? 
Natural products retailers from around the country discuss how they serve a range of specific nutrition needs.
NFM Secret Shopper: Are these personal care products safe? 
What's behind the multi-syllabic ingredients found in many natural personal care products? NFM goes undercover to investigate.
Retailer Roundtable: What has been your most successful promotion? 

What has been your most successful promotion?

A closer look at Non-GMO labeling  5
As more brands push for Non-GMO labeling, here's a look at the process.
NFM Secret Shopper: Plant versus fish-based omega-3s  3
How informed is your store on omega-3 fatty acids? NFM goes undercover to investigate.
Retailer Roundtable: What will you be looking for at Natural Products Expo East? 
Expo East will take place Sept. 25-28. Four retailers share what new products they'll be hunting for at this year’s show.
Antioxidant claims are on the rise, but why?  2
Supplements and beauty products high in antioxidants may not be as effective as our food when it comes to supporting a strong immune system. Regardless these products are still in high demand as sales continue to rise.
Feed your mind with can't-miss Expo East education 
Expo East education in all its abundance. Don't miss out on these exciting sessions!

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