Registered Dietitians on the Rise

Nearly 40 percent of respondents to PG’s survey indicate they have a registered dietitian (RD) on staff. Mid-tier retailers, those with between 11 and 200 outlets, are most likely to have RDs on staff, indicating that smaller players can still use RDs as a differentiator among competitors.

Progressive Grocer fielded a survey in July-August 2013 among c-level, operations, pharmacy and health and wellness professionals at retailers across the U.S. Look for Progressive Grocer’s October issue for the full story, “Grocery Retailers Help Ring Up Health,” which includes exclusive research on the coming wave of registered dietitians to the grocery retail industry.

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