Most Recent in Natural Foods Merchandiser http://newhope360.com/source/4109/rss.xml en Unboxed: New natural candy, gum, vegan 'cheese' and more http://newhope360.com/what-stock/unboxed-11-new-natural-candy-gum-vegan-cheese-and-more <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week on Unboxed, we reviewed new natural products that contain bio-active manuka honey, caffeine, roasted cacao beans and more. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://newhope360.com/what-stock/unboxed-11-new-natural-candy-gum-vegan-cheese-and-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://newhope360.com/what-stock/unboxed-11-new-natural-candy-gum-vegan-cheese-and-more#comments Food & Beverage Finished Products Grocery Trends to watch What to Stock Natural & Organic Retail Sun, 02 Aug 2015 19:45:00 +0000 1235461 at http://newhope360.com Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage reports strong quarter http://newhope360.com/news-analysis/natural-grocers-vitamin-cottage-reports-strong-quarter <div class="node-body article-body">The Natural Grocers chain reported impressive third-quarter sales at it approaches the opening of its 100th store.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://newhope360.com/news-analysis/natural-grocers-vitamin-cottage-reports-strong-quarter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://newhope360.com/news-analysis/natural-grocers-vitamin-cottage-reports-strong-quarter#comments News News & Analysis Retail Fri, 31 Jul 2015 13:58:00 +0000 1238221 at http://newhope360.com Amid sluggish sales, GNC to focus on franchisees http://newhope360.com/news-analysis/amid-sluggish-sales-gnc-focus-franchisees <div class="node-body article-body">GNC's second-quarter results disappointed some, but leadership sees challenges as short term.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://newhope360.com/news-analysis/amid-sluggish-sales-gnc-focus-franchisees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://newhope360.com/news-analysis/amid-sluggish-sales-gnc-focus-franchisees#comments News News & Analysis Retail Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:21:00 +0000 1236881 at http://newhope360.com What shoppers want from retailers on social media http://newhope360.com/marketing/what-shoppers-want-retailers-social-media <div class="node-body article-body">Two-thirds of consumers in a recent survey said they've visited a retailer because of a social media post they saw. 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