The $1 trillion B2B ecommerce market arrives early

U.S. B2B e-commerce sales will surpass $1 trillion this year, reaching that threshold a year earlier than a prior forecast, and account for 17% of total U.S. B2B sales by 2023, Forrester Research Inc. said in a report it released Friday. The B2B e-commerce is big and growing fast—and a rate faster than experts had […]

A ‘Natural’ Rise In Sustainability Around The World

When it comes to purchase behavior, it’s become abundantly clear that consumers care. In fact, the majority (73%) of global consumers say they would definitely or probably change their consumption habits to reduce their impact on the environment. As consumers become increasingly aware of what they put in and on their bodies, they’re also interested […]

How to Prepare Your Brand to Get the Most Out of Expo West

An Interview with SPINS’ Senior Vice President of Brand Growth Solutions, Andrew Henkel Every year in March, the doors to Expo West open and 80,000+ attendees flood in to see the latest in natural products innovation and place bets on who will be the next to shake up the industry. Watching Expo grow over the last […]

Bee Earth-Friendly: All About Honey

Did you know that Wholesome Honey was the first Fair Trade and Organic Honey in the United States? At Wholesome, we’re especially proud that unlike most locally or U.S.-produced honey, every ounce of our Wholesome Honey products remain free from harmful chemicals like pesticides, antibiotics, genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and other pollutants. Along the way […]

Plant-Based Brands Are Changing Food Faster Than You Think

In this episode, we explored the evolving landscape for plant-based foods through conversations with Ben Mand, the CEO of coconut beverage brand Harmless Harvest and Michele Simon, the founder and executive director of industry trade group the Plant Based Foods Association (PBFA). Mand, who joined Harmless Harvest last year, spoke about the company’s recent revamp […]