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Origin of growth

  A homegrown health food retailer with 16 stores will expand interstate next year, opening its first stores outside of NSW. Chris Mavris, GM of Soul Origin, told Inside Retail PREMIUM the business, which is 90 per cent franchised, will open 16 new stores in 2015. “Next year there will be a bigger push to regional, we’re looking at the Central Coast, Newcastle, a second store in the Wollongong area, and a couple of stores in Canberra,” Mavris said. “Towards the end of next year, or