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The story of Wellness Warehouse (and how it won the niche health market)

It’s about curating a range of products focussed on a wellness lifestyle.

Dr Sean Gomes, Wellness Warehouse

You know what I respect most about Wellness Warehouse, Sean Gomes? It’s that you see wine as a wellness product!

Bruce Whitfield, The Money Show

Wellness Warehouse is South Africa’s leading niche health and wellness retailer.

Established in 2007, Wellness Warehouse has expanded rapidly and now has 21 stores and three Wellness Cafes as well as an online shop.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Wellness Warehouse cofounder Dr Sean Gomes for his weekly “ShapeShifter” feature.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for more quotes from it).

I practiced [medicine] for a number of years.

Dr Sean Gomes, Wellness Warehouse

With medicine; there was something missing for me.

Dr Sean Gomes, Wellness Warehouse

In most cases chronic illnesses are due to lifestyle choices.

Dr Sean Gomes, Wellness Warehouse

Our original model had a pharmacy, but it’s a challenging space.

Dr Sean Gomes, Wellness Warehouse

Our specialist products do come at a higher price point.

Dr Sean Gomes, Wellness Warehouse

It’s an industry we love.

Dr Sean Gomes, Wellness Warehouse

We want a store in all major shopping centres.

Dr Sean Gomes, Wellness Warehouse

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This article first appeared on CapeTalk : The story of Wellness Warehouse (and how it won the niche health market)


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