Category Archives: Selling Wellness

Consumer interest in healthy lifestyles is thriving and supermarket retailers realize they need to make wellness products a fundamental part of their store offerings. Grocery Headquarters’ new Selling Wellness section is a resource for grocery retailers looking to become more knowledgeable about this burgeoning category and learning to manage it more efficiently. This section educates readers on the latest trends, news and promotional tactics for products featured in all aisles of the store such as organics, naturals, functional foods and supplements.

Healthy Pet, Happy Pet

Pet owners want products for their pets that reflect a healthy lifestyle, and many are turning to more natural products that promote wellness. Man’s … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 08 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Rejuvenating Refreshments

Functional beverages aim to satisfy the taste buds while also providing healthful benefits. Continue reading

Posted in 2015 07 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Guilt-free Indulgences

Consumers that crave something sweet increasingly seek better-for-you and gluten-free options, and the market is flush with items to satisfy what they desire. Indulging … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 06 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Wishing Well(ness)

The dietary supplement category has some challenges, but consumers are still trying new products. Nutritional supplement users are not going to let some bad … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 05 Article Archives, Selling Wellness, Uncategorized

The world of wellness

In order to advance wellness forward, manufacturers are drawing inspiration from the past. Continue reading

Posted in 2015 04 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Natural selection

Health and wellness is the driving force at Expo West, where the industry comes together to celebrate what is new in natural. Continue reading

Posted in 2015 03 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Feeding the future

Parents’ increased concerns about what their children are eating has given the natural and better-for-you kids food category fuel to really take off. Convincing children … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 03 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Championing breakfast

Consumers are looking for natural, healthy and convenient breakfast options; it is up to retailers to provide them on shelf. The jury is still … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 02 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Wellness leads the way

Grocery Headquarters honors those companies taking important strides in the world of wellness with its 2015 Selling Wellness Trailblazer Awards. Continue reading

Posted in 2015 01 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

First-rate frozen selection

Sales of better-for-you frozen foods are on the rise, yet there is still untapped opportunity in the freezer section. Frozen food has always played … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 12 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Gluten free for all

As the gluten-free category evolves into the mainstream, consumers are expecting tasty, nutritious and convenient options to satisfy their dietary needs. Does everyone want to … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 11 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

The natural side of nonfoods

Consumers are seeking natural alternatives in the GM and HBC aisles.  There are many ways to soothe skin, clean the house and treat the … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 10 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Naturally positioned for growth

Natural Products Expo East will deliver the top natural trends and innovations to retailers. Continue reading

Posted in 2014 09 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Beverages with benefits

With healthfulness driving consumer grocery purchases, the beverage category is undergoing a transformation to meet shoppers’ unwavering demands. Price used to run the shop. … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 07 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Healthy indulgences

Regardless of dietary preferences, many shoppers have a sweet tooth that needs satisfying. Continue reading

Posted in 2014 06 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Certifying the store

As store shelves are inundated with a torrent of certifications and verifications, it is up to the retailer to educate consumers about their presence, meanings and importance. Continue reading

Posted in 2014 05 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Innovation, naturally

With record breaking attendance, last month’s Natural Products Expo West show continued to prove its worth and importance to the natural industry. From March … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 04 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Natural evolution

Non-GMO, gluten-free, certified organic and a host of other natural products will be on display at Expo West.  In the natural industry, March means one thing: … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 03 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Waking up with wellness

Manufacturers in the natural channel have gotten creative, providing consumers with a multitude of better-for-you breakfast options. Breakfast has long been regarded as “the most … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 02 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Setting wellness ablaze

Patience and perseverance have earned top wellness companies a 2014 Grocery Headquarters’ Selling Wellness Trailblazer Award. Continue reading

Posted in 2014 01 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

The GMO food fight

As state campaigns for mandatory labeling are fought off, consumers and retailers can vote with their wallets to bring transparency and GMO awareness. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 12 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

A greener clean

Efficacy is key for home care products, but increasingly so is health and safety as consumers continue to look for natural alternatives to toxic household items. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 11 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Savvy snacking

Consumers have embraced healthy snacking and grocers have responded by making product available throughout the entire store.  While the public was concerning itself with … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 10 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Eastern exposure

Advocates of conscious capitalism, social change and sustainability venture to Baltimore this month as the natural industry gears up for Natural Products Expo East. … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 09 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

The natural meat market

Retailers that highlight the attributes of their meat case offerings can boost sales of these premium products. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 08 Article Archives, Selling Wellness