Vitacost.com

  • Will These Vitamin Retailers Enhance Your Portfolio's Health?

    By Ryan Gilbert - May 14, 2013 | Tickers: GNC, VITC, VSI

    Over half of all people over 20 in the U.S. use at least 1 dietary supplement. And in a world of protein shakes, vitamins, and herbs, a few companies stand out from the rest. Will the 3 top publicly traded supplement retailers improve the health of our portfolios?

    Vitacost.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: VITC)

    Vitacost.com, Inc. is the smallest of the three companies, pulling in $330.68 million of more »

  • Can E-tail Therapy Make Your Portfolio Happy?

    By AnnaLisa Kraft - April 10, 2013 | Tickers: AMZN, LINTA, VITC

    Office politics, a speeding ticket, or significant other getting on your case are all things that can make you blue. For most of us retail therapy makes us feel better but e-tail therapy makes us feel better still according to an eBates survey.

    “Our survey confirms that shopping truly is ‘therapy’ for many people, and can help raise one’s spirits after a bad day. Online shopping makes this pick-me-up more »

  • Can E-tail Therapy Make Your Portfolio Happy?

    By AnnaLisa Kraft - April 6, 2013 | Tickers: AMZN, LINTA, VITC

    Office politics, a speeding ticket, or significant other getting on your case are all things that can make you blue. For most of us retail therapy makes us feel better but e-tail therapy makes us feel better still according to an eBates survey.

    “Our survey confirms that shopping truly is ‘therapy’ for many people, and can help raise one’s spirits after a bad day. Online shopping makes this pick-me-up more »

  • Vitacost.com Is The Amazon Of Whole Foods

    By Eric Novinson - November 21, 2012 | Tickers: AMZN, NGVC, VITC, WMT, WFM

    Online supplement seller Vitacost.com (NASDAQ: VITC) expanded its health food offerings to attract shoppers who want Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) quality without paying Whole Foods' prices. Carlotta Mast, at New Hope 360, reported that Vitacost.com announced a plan to become the Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT) of Whole Foods. Vitacost.com and Whole Foods both sell health food, so that part of the analogy works. A look at Vitacost more »