Natural Grocers confronting 'serious internal competition'

Natural Grocers confronting 'serious internal competition'

More marketing, slower new store growth for '17

Coming off a year in which it was beset by encroaching competitors, cannibalization, and poor economies in several of its regional markets, Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage is reeling in its store opening pace and planning to more strongly emphasize its points of difference to the larger market, co-president Kemper Isely said.

“Fiscal 2016 was a challenging year for Natural Grocers,” Isely said late Thursday while reviewing results of its fourth quarter and fiscal year

Register to view the full article

Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.