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.

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

Functional beverages rounding into form

Manufacturers are flooding retailers with a wide array of healthy beverage options.  Juicers, blenders and at-home soda makers are some the hottest housewares of … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 07 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

More than just desserts

The better-for-you desserts category is in the midst of a flavorful transformation. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 06 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

An easy pill to swallow

Consumers are incorporating various vitamins and supplements into their daily routine. Now is the time for retailers to capitalize on this lucrative industry. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 05 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Wellness out West

Expo West proved once again to be an explosive showcase for the wellness category. This year’s Natural Products Expo West show in Anaheim, Calif. … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 04 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Get ‘em while they’re young

Natural and organic food manufacturers are offering an array of products geared toward babies and young children. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 03 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Healthy beginnings

Better-for-you breakfast options are jump-starting consumers’ mornings and adding dollars to retailers’ cash registers. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 02 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Best of the best in wellness

These wellness companies have been honored with GHQ’s 2013 Selling Wellness Trailblazer award. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 01 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

A healthy bounty of frozen foods

Many consumers are looking for the convenience of frozen foods along with the advantages of healthy eating. Frozen foods have always been associated with … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 12 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Wellnes sales flout science

Sales in the wellness category remain strong, despite recent research questioning organics’ health benefits. Ever since organic foods made it onto retailer shelves, all … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 11 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Top Finds at Expo East

The Baltimore Convention Center was awash with the latest and greatest wellness products. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 11 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Worth their salt

Healthy options and bold flavors are spicing up interest in the better-for-you snack category. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 10 Article Archives, Selling Wellness