Despite a recession, the industry predicts new growth in health and wellness
IF THERE'S A UNIFYING THEME that describes the state of health and wellness in 2009, it's prevention. At least that's what a majority of retailers and manufacturers were thinking in the annual WH Asks poll, sponsored by SN Whole Health. “As the focus on the rising costs of health insurance continues, there will be a focus on preventative health care,” wrote a retailer. Another operator thought the massive influx of aging Baby Boomers better explains why sales of natural and organic foods, ...
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