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.

Natural appeal

When priced competitively, private label wellness products can attract consumers focused on value and health. By Carol Radice As the recession continues to grip … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 11 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Sensible snacking

Innovative, healthier-for-you options are keeping interest in the natural snack category high. By Carol Radice At first glance, lentils, black beans and seaweed might … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 10 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Wellness Forum: Talking calories

Grocers can help consumers get a better handle on how much they are eating. By Cary Silvers Americans have a curious relationship with calories. … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 10 Article Archives, Columns, Selling Wellness

Healthy glow

Natural personal care products are performing well in the supermarket channel as suppliers expand price points and offer spa-type products. By Carol Radice When … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 09 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

What’s in a name?

The industry has developed standards for labeling “natural” personal care and cleaning products. By Carol Radice Recognizing the growing need to standardize the term … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 08 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Beautiful beverages

More than just thirst-quenching, many of today’s natural beverages have a functional side as well. By Carol Radice Whether consu­mers are looking to reduce … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 07 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

The case for dairy

Experts say natural and organic dairy sales are back on track thanks to innovative products and heightened consumer awareness. By Carol Radice Experts following … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 06 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

A boost from nature

Many grocers have scaled back their traditional general merchandise offerings. Can their natural and organic counterparts fare better? By Carol Radice In a time … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 05 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Circling the wagons

In a battered economy, are retailers and suppliers doing enough to encourage growth in the health and wellness category? By Carol Radice A year … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 04 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

New beginnings

Hot, cold and frozen, there is a steady stream of healthier and convenient breakfast choices hitting supermarket shelves. By Carol Radice When it comes … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 03 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Addressing food allergies

A host of allergen-free foods are expected to hit the shelves this year. By Carol Radice For some people, a food allergy can re­sult … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 02 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

On the path to wellness

Grocery Headquarters‘ Trailblazer Awards recognize excellence in 19 health and wellness categories. By Carol Radice Since 2006, Grocery Headquarters’ annual Trailblazer Awards have honored … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 01 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

A piece of the pie

With the holidays around the corner and the inevitable New Year’s resolutions following soon thereafter, experts say there’s no time like the present for … Continue reading

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Private label allure

If marketing research firms truly have their finger on the pulse of consumers, it looks like organic and natural private label programs are here … Continue reading

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Moovin’ on over

Blame it on the eco­nomy or just plain maturing of the category, but natural and organic dairy sales are beginning to wane, leaving experts … Continue reading

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Balancing act

It’s basic economics. Supply and demand are interrelated and prices fluctuate in response to market conditions. But it is not always easy to apply … Continue reading

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Healthy bites

Upfront on nutrition factsA new front-of-pack nutrition labeling program has been designed to help shoppers make more nutritious food and beverages choices. Developed under … Continue reading

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