Natural Food Stores http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/27800/more en Natural, organic retail experiments with group purchasing models http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/natural-organic-retail-experiments-group-purchasing-models <div class="node-body article-body">As the organic and natural foods industries grow, the number and types of retail opportunities are growing with them. Customers have long sought out specialty markets—from local, independent stores to national chains like Whole Foods. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/natural-organic-retail-experiments-group-purchasing-models" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/natural-organic-retail-experiments-group-purchasing-models#comments Latest News Health & Wellness Organic & Natural Natural Food Stores Sustainability Tue, 01 Sep 2015 15:30:00 +0000 526241 at http://supermarketnews.com Gallery: Mrs. Green's prepares NYC debut http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/gallery-mrs-greens-prepares-nyc-debut <div class="node-body gallery-body">Mrs. Green’s Natural Market this week makes its long awaited arrival in New York City, bringing new supplier partners, a new logo and a stronger-than-ever emphasis on local products.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/gallery-mrs-greens-prepares-nyc-debut" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/gallery-mrs-greens-prepares-nyc-debut#comments Photo Galleries Natural Food Stores Mrs. Green’s Natural Markets New York Tue, 18 Aug 2015 18:07:00 +0000 525251 at http://supermarketnews.com Retail CEOs among SN's Expo East summit panelists http://supermarketnews.com/sn-health-wellness-summit/retail-ceos-among-sns-expo-east-summit-panelists <div class="node-body article-body">Executives from Andronico’s Community Markets and online retailers Door to Door Organics and Relay Foods will be among the speakers at a half-day of educational sessions hosted by SN at next month’s Natural Products Expo East in Baltimore.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/sn-health-wellness-summit/retail-ceos-among-sns-expo-east-summit-panelists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/sn-health-wellness-summit/retail-ceos-among-sns-expo-east-summit-panelists#comments Latest News Health & Wellness Organic & Natural Natural Food Stores Online Retail SN Health & Wellness Summit Andronico's Community Markets IGA Thu, 13 Aug 2015 14:34:00 +0000 524951 at http://supermarketnews.com Analysts: Conventional competitors ding Sprouts http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/analysts-conventional-competitors-ding-sprouts <div class="node-body article-body">Pressure on comp sales at Sprouts Farmers Markets arrived as a result of produce price deflation, cannibalization from its own new stores — and an unexpected dinosaur attack.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/analysts-conventional-competitors-ding-sprouts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/analysts-conventional-competitors-ding-sprouts#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Natural Food Stores Registration Sprouts Farmers Market Fri, 07 Aug 2015 16:31:00 +0000 524651 at http://supermarketnews.com Sprouts announces leadership shakeup, Q2 results http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/sprouts-announces-leadership-shakeup-q2-results <div class="node-body article-body">Sprouts Farmers Markets on Thursday said price investments and higher expenses brought down margins during the fiscal second quarter, while comparable store sales growth was lower than initially expected.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/sprouts-announces-leadership-shakeup-q2-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/sprouts-announces-leadership-shakeup-q2-results#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Executive Changes Natural Food Stores Sprouts Farmers Market Thu, 06 Aug 2015 21:02:00 +0000 524591 at http://supermarketnews.com Distributor opens first Harvest Natural Market http://supermarketnews.com/deli/distributor-opens-first-harvest-natural-market <div class="node-body article-body">Harvest Natural Market — a retail operation from Atlas Group, a Houston-based natural food distributor — has opened its first store in Katy, Texas, with at least four more scheduled to open.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/deli/distributor-opens-first-harvest-natural-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/deli/distributor-opens-first-harvest-natural-market#comments Produce & Floral Deli Organic & Natural Meals Natural Food Stores Sustainability Meat Seafood Tue, 04 Aug 2015 20:41:00 +0000 524391 at http://supermarketnews.com Analysts concerned about Whole Foods' future http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/analysts-concerned-about-whole-foods-future <div class="node-body article-body">Wall Street analysts are expressing concerns over the near-term future of Whole Foods Market, forecasting the possibility of negative comparable-store sales growth and questioning the company’s decision to open smaller-format stores.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/analysts-concerned-about-whole-foods-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/analysts-concerned-about-whole-foods-future#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Natural Food Stores Small Format Supermarket Whole Foods Market Thu, 30 Jul 2015 21:50:00 +0000 524171 at http://supermarketnews.com Whole Foods feels like victim after NYC audits http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/whole-foods-feels-victim-after-nyc-audits <div class="node-body article-body">Whole Foods Market feels victimized by the national publicity resulting from a weights and measures audit in New York City that uncovered over-charging at nine of its stores there, John Mackey, co-CEO, told investors Wednesday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/whole-foods-feels-victim-after-nyc-audits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/whole-foods-feels-victim-after-nyc-audits#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Natural Food Stores Registration Whole Foods Market Thu, 30 Jul 2015 05:45:00 +0000 524061 at http://supermarketnews.com Whole Foods to open five 365 locations in 2016 http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/whole-foods-open-five-365-locations-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">Whole Foods Market said it expects to open the first five units of its new, smaller format — 365 by Whole Food Markets — in the second half of next year and to double thae number of openings the following year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/whole-foods-open-five-365-locations-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/whole-foods-open-five-365-locations-2016#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Natural Food Stores Whole Foods Market Wed, 29 Jul 2015 21:42:00 +0000 524051 at http://supermarketnews.com Sources: Kehe to gain New Seasons account http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/sources-kehe-gain-new-seasons-account <div class="node-body article-body">United Natural Foods, which a week ago acknowledged it was losing a $400 million natural and organic food distribution account with Albertsons to rival Kehe, evidently is losing another significant customer, SN has learned.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/sources-kehe-gain-new-seasons-account" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/sources-kehe-gain-new-seasons-account#comments News Retail & Financial Natural Food Stores New Seasons Market United Natural Foods Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:59:00 +0000 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