Prepare to meet in Baltimore. The annual Natural Products Expo East greets autumn with great business inspiration, education, special events and new products among the excitement of the show floor. Natural Foods Merchandiser offers you this guide to prepare a plan to make the most of your time on the floor and off.
When: Wednesday, Sept. 17, through Saturday, Sept. 20
Where: Baltimore Convention Center, 1 W. Pratt St., Baltimore, MD 21201
These data show just how the nearly $110 billion natural products industry adds up on the retail front. These charts and graphics report the results of Natural Foods Merchandiser's 2014 Market Overview survey of 400 natural products retailers.
Each month, Natural Foods Merchandiser's secret shopper heads incognito into a natural products store with a question. The employee’s answer—and our expert’s evaluation of the response—is reported here. Our aim: to help you improve your store’s customer service.
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