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.

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

Naturally Personal

Natural personal care products are evolving from a special treat to every day use. Environmentally friendly plant-based products that are free from harmful ingredients … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 09 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

The GMO debate

Retailers play an important role in educating consumers. GMOs are at the top of the list of what people want to know about. Some … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 08 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Thirst-quenching opportunities

Consumers are demanding authenticity, ingredient accountability and meaningful innovation from better-for-you beverages. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 07 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

How sweet it is

Thanks to a plethora of better-for-you cookies, candies and other treats, consumers are quickly learning that they can have their cake and eat it … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 06 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Good-for-You Getting Better

This is going to be a year filled with opportunities and challenges for the wellness and better-for-you categories. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 04 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Wellness worthy

GHQ takes a glimpse at trends impacting key wellness categories and the hot items expected to drive growth this year. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 03 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Healthy side up

Following an all-natural or gluten-free diet used to require making a trip to a specialty health food store or searching out a small corner section of the supermarket. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 02 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Wellness winner’s circle

The economy may have slowed the number of products companies are launching, but it is clear by the submissions we received for the 2012 Trailblazer Awards that it has not curtailed the amount of innovation introduced to the wellness category. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 01 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Frozen food forte

From appetizers to snack foods to entrees, the better-for-you frozen food category is heating up. By Carol Radice Time-pressed consumers are always looking for … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 12 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Growing gluten-free

The gluten-free market is expected to double in the next four years. The biggest challenge facing retailers may be holding the attention of consumers. … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 11 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Smart snacks

Manufacturers continue to innovate the better-for-you snack category, but the question remains—where is the best place for retailers to merchandise product? By Carol Radice … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 10 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

United stands on wellness

United Supermarkets’ Living Well initiative earns the chain Grocery Headquarters’ “Wellness Retailer of the Year” recognition. By Deena M. Amato-McCoy Many supermarkets created wellness … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 10 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Health & wellness purchasing trends revisited

In Phase III work on studying the Consumer Shop ping Habits for Wellness and Environmentally Conscious Life styles, the Global Market Develop- ment Center … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 10 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

A natural glow

Product integrity and performance are driving natural and organic personal care sales. By Carol Radice Consumer interest in natural and organic skin, hair and … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 09 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Fair for all

Fair Trade products may cost a little more, but increasingly consumers are willing to shell out the extra money knowing their purchase can affect … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 08 Article Archives, Selling Wellness