Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. is a specialty retailer of natural and organic groceries and dietary supplements. The Company operates within the natural products retail industry. The Company offers products and brands, including a selection of natural and organic food, dietary supplements, body care products, pet care products and books. The Company offers its customers an average of approximately 20,000 store-keeping units (SKUs) of natural and organic products per store, including an average of approximately 6,750 SKUs of dietary supplements. As of September 30, 2013, it operated 72 stores in 13 states, including Colorado, Arizona, Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah and Wyoming, as well as a bulk food repackaging facility and distribution center in Colorado. The size of its stores varies from 5,000 to 16,000 selling square feet. As of September 30, 2013, its new stores averaged approximately 11,500 selling square feet.