BELGIUM: NBTY Acquires Essenza Chain
NBTY Europe, the owner of the Holland & Barrett’s chain, has acquired local health & wellness banner Essenza. The group said the deal is part of its ongoing plan to grow its European presence in the specialist health food and natural remedies sector.
NBTY noted that Melissa Hellebuyck, CEO of Essenza chain, will remain in the business to manage the transition. The company added: “We share common values with Essenza in striving for retailing and customer service excellence.”
No financial details of the deal were disclosed.
NamNews - Tuesday 4th June 2013