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Jet.com: Making Amazon Rethink How to Sell Supplements Online

Posted by Will Cartwright on Apr 13, 2017 11:30:00 AM

Chances are you’re familiar with Sam’s Club or Costco. If not, you’ve probably shopped with Amazon Prime and know all of the ins and outs of club based retailers.

What is less certain is whether enough people know about the revolutionary and relatively new online retailer known as Jet.com.

As the newest, and strangest, online merchant of its kind, Jet is raising the bar for online retail in a number of surprising ways.

They’re also rocking the boat- with the expressed purpose of making waves for Amazon.com. Before you race over to find out what’s new, it might be helpful to talk about why Jet is so new and so different. 

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Topics: Supplement Entrepreneurship, Nutraceutical Industry News

Is Donald Trump a Friend or Foe to the Supplement Industry?

Posted by Will Cartwright on Mar 22, 2017 11:30:00 AM

Every four to eight years the supplement industry is forced to ask the question, “How are the new president’s policies going to affect regulatory controls on dietary and sports nutrition supplements?”

Of course, it isn’t only when presidents enter the White House that concerns run high.

Other legislative bodies have their moods and phases which the supplement industry is obligated to watch very closely.

But with Donald Trump, the mystery is somewhat more of an issue than with other presidents and legislative entities.

Donald Trump has no history as a politician. He has no public voting record on issues related to food, drugs, nutrition, law, or medicine. What’s more, he has a reputation for being rather rash- even if only superficially.

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Topics: Nutraceutical Industry News