June 18, 2015

Usually it’s California causing regulatory headaches for retailers and suppliers, but now tiny Vermont is getting in on the action with onerous labeling requirements and hefty fines that are expected to be a compliance nightmare. 

June 3, 2015

The Vitamin Shoppe is hoping to attract more health-conscious shoppers by sponsoring a health expo this month at all 700 of its stores. 

May 11, 2015

ALDI is trying to tap into consumers’ desires to eat healthier by putting a dietitian's stamp of approval on some of its foods.

May 5, 2015

GNC Holdings is partnering with the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival on a new omnichannel strategy.

April 30, 2015

Whole Foods Market and Instacart are partnering to make it more convenient to show Mom how much you love her this Mother’s Day. 

April 1, 2015

On the heels of questions over quality control standards for its herbal supplements, GNC has announced three new marketing partners. 

February 12, 2015

GNC Holdings Inc. is looking to 2015 as a year of expansion. The retailer plans to open 125 total net new domestic and retail segment locations, and has plans for more.

December 8, 2014

Kroger is highlighting its efforts to fight the U.S. obesity epidemic at a nutrition forum in Italy this month. 

November 7, 2014

In its commitment to helping customers create healthier habits and fight obesity and diabetes, H-E-B on Thursday partnered with the American Diabetes Association to announce the launch of H-E-B Nutrition Services.

November 3, 2014

While hunger relief organizations are quick to point out that one in six American’s suffer from “food insecurity,” the Center for Science in the Public Interest is deriding retailers’ for contributing to the nation’s obesity epidemic.

October 27, 2014

Ricola, a manufacturer of herb drops, on Wednesday announced the introduction of Revitalizing Herb Drops, which work to restore energy.

September 11, 2014

The Vitamin Shoppe’s CEO Tony Truesdale plans to retire June 27, 2015, to spend more time with his family and his external board work.

September 4, 2014

To help encourage early detection of diabetes in communities around the United States, Sam’s Club Pharmacy will host free diabetes screenings to both members and non-members on Sept. 13 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

August 19, 2014

NBTY, a global manufacturer, marketer, distributor and retailer of vitamins and nutritional supplements, has named Steven Cahillane CEO.

August 5, 2014

GNC has appointed senior retail industry executive Michael G. Archbold as CEO and member of the board, effective immediately. Archbold replaces chairman, president and CEO Joseph Fortunato, who is leaving the company and has stepped down from the board.

July 25, 2014

Protein is the hot nutritional trend these days and Quest Nutrition has found a way to create a first-of-its-kind baked chip with 21 grams of protein per serving.

June 13, 2014

GNC financial chief and EVP Michael M. Nuzzo is exiting the company to take an executive position at a private equity funded consumer products company.

May 1, 2014

GNC is launching a month-long fundraising and awareness campaign for Run With US! at more than 5,000 GNC stores and online at GNC.com.

April 28, 2014

Whole Foods Market made a $46,784 donation to Solid Ground, a Seattle-based organization with a mission to build a community to end poverty. Throughout 2013, shoppers who visited any of the six Seattle-area Whole Foods Market stores had an opportunity to participate in the Bag Hunger program, with a cash donation to Solid Ground at the checkout registers.

February 14, 2014

Despite a challenging retail environment, GNC performed well during the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2013, generating what chairman, president and CEO Joe Fortunato described as solid top and bottom line growth.

February 14, 2014

Walgreens is now offering daily testing for cholesterol, blood glucose and body composition at nearly 200 stores in California. Each test also includes a free blood pressure reading and personal consultation with a Walgreens pharmacist.

December 9, 2013

Walgreens is further expanding the scope of preventative health care services provided by its pharmacists and now offering daily testing for cholesterol, blood glucose and body composition at more than 60 stores in Maryland.

November 15, 2013

Food Holdings, a leading nationwide provider of specialty foods, healthcare foods, gluten-free foods and direct-from-source artisanal foods to the professional foodservice market, has elected Justin Wiernasz, president of Innovative Food Holdings, to its board of directors.

October 24, 2013

GNC plans to make some major supply chain investments in 2014, including opening a fourth distribution center serving domestic stores, located near Indianapolis, following strong results for the third quarter.