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How iHerb has quietly become a health and beauty e-commerce giant

E-commerce platform iHerb is going from strength to strength. Image: Bigstock.
Amid the barrage of media coverage on the likes of Amazon, Alibaba and, it is sometimes easy to forget that there is a whole host of other online retailers that have performed exceptionally well during the Covid-19 pandemic. With annual sales of around US$2bn, natural health and wellness specialist iHerb is a business worth keeping on your radar.  Perhaps not a household name yet in the US, Western Europe or Australia, iHerb was founded in the late 1990s during the first dotcom boom