NFM Staff

Secret Shopper: Should I buy products close to their sell-by date? 
Our secret shopper heads to a supermarket in the south to test an employee's knowledge of expiration dates.
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
By the numbers: Encourage customers to make sustainable buying decisions 
Know these statistics about your sustainability-driven customer base.
Mark Bittman to keynote Expo West 2015!
A leading food writer and New York Times columnist, Mark Bittman will speak at Natural Products Expo West 2015 in Anaheim, Calif.
Secret Shopper: Any advice regarding iodine supplementation? 
Our secret shopper checks out how a retailer responds to questions about iodine supplementation.
NFM 2014 Market Overview data charts and graphics  5
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.
Retailer Roundtable: What was your most successful local promotion? 
Four retailers share their most successful local promotion.
Secret Shopper: How can I ensure I am buying a safe gluten-free granola? 
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.
By the numbers: Hemp gets its due 
As natural foods retailers and hemp industry supporters prepare for the fifth annual Hemp History Week June 2-8, know these numbers.
Retailer Roundtable: What is growing fastest in your store? 
Four natural products retailers share what's growing fastest in their health food stores.
April 2014 Industry Insider: Company news and in-memoriam announcements 
Natural Foods Merchandiser's April 2014 Industry Insider highlights natural legends and in-memoriam announcements.
Retailer Roundtable: What are some creative ways you drive supplement sales? 
Four natural products retailers share what they've done to promote supplement sales.
Secret Shopper: How to answer customer questions about homeopathic remedies 
How did this store do at answering the Secret Shopper's question: How does homeopathic allergy medicine work?
Industry Insider: March 2014 
The latest roundup of news and announcements from within the natural products industry.
Expo West 2014 pre-show editor's picks: Beauty 
These four beauty products are sure to impress you and your customers with plant-based, organic and naturally nourishing ingredients.
The economic benefits of buying local.
By the numbers: The benefits of buying local 
These numbers show just how the buying local trend has grown, and how that practice truly does benefit the local economy.
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