Michael Garry

Supermarket News

Michael Garry has been the Technology Editor for Supermarket News since 2002. His beat encompasses in-store, headquarters and warehouse technology; supply chain logistics; sustainability; and food safety. Previously, he served as managing editor and editor-in-chief for RetailTech magazine. In total he has been covering retail technology topics since 1991.

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Feb 01, 2011

Snow, Again

While immersed in the logistics of product movement here at the FMI/GMA Supply Chain Conference, I am also grappling with my personal logistics -- i....More
Jan 31, 2011

Finding the Flaws

Given the danger and difficulty of what they do, the military has a way of commanding respect and attention from average citizens such as myself....More
Jan 28, 2011

Escaping the Snow

There’s no doubt about it: If trade shows in the winter didn’t exist, they would have to be invented, just so people in snow-battered regions like....More
Oct 18, 2010

How do you define “Sustainability?”

Sustainability has been a hot topic for the past decade. But, when it comes to agriculture, what does the term “sustainable” mean, exactly? The....More
Oct 17, 2010

Why Didn’t I Think of That?

With door hangers and trade ads, Dole has been asking PMA attendees to come by its booth this year and check out what it’s calling “Produce With....More
Oct 17, 2010

A New Breed

Like any major trade show, PMA offers plenty of opportunities to check out new products that haven’t hit the market yet. In an industry like produce....More
Oct 17, 2010

Locally Grown Produce and Food Safety

This morning’s panel on local sourcing was excellent. Moderated by Bob Whitaker, chief science and technology officer for the Produce Marketing....More
Oct 16, 2010

Avoiding the Freeway Effect

An interesting topic came up during this morning’s retail produce manager panel “From the Front Lines: How Produce Managers Connect With the Supply....More
Oct 16, 2010

Bright Outlook

Fresh Summit attendees who made it to this morning’s breakfast general session arrived to find a pair of sunglasses neatly placed in every table....More
Oct 15, 2010

Suppliers Showing Progress on PTI

I just arrived in Orlando this afternoon for the Produce Marketing Association’s 2010 Fresh Summit, and it’s shaping up to be another great show. Got....More
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