David Orgel

Executive Director, Content & User Engagement, Supermarket News

David Orgel is executive director, content & user engagement, of Supermarket News (SN) and its website, SupermarketNews.com. Orgel delivers his opinions on industry trends through a bi-weekly column in Supermarket News. He has previously held editorial positions with other publications covering the business of retailing, including those focused on membership warehouse clubs, outlet stores, and department and specialty stores. He is a board member of the industry’s anti-hunger organization Food for All and a member of the Editorial Committee of American Business Media.

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May 11, 2011

New Insights About Shopper Insights

If you’re in the food industry, you can’t avoid all the focus in recent years on shopper insights. It’s become a must-include topic at industry....More
May 11, 2011

Gearing Up For A Digital Assault

Retailers that emerged in good shape from the long economic downturn have a right to feel proud. But not for too long, especially in the case of....More
May 09, 2011

Back to the Future

Back to the Future A good way to preview the second FMI Future Connect is to revisit the inaugural version of two years ago. I wrote a column....More
May 12, 2010

New Product Flood Recedes Slightly

The annual surge of new product introductions has been a long-time challenge for retailers because of limited in-store space. Retailers have....More
May 12, 2010

Making the Business Case for Supplier Diversity

It's more than just a matter of doing the right thing. Ahold USA’s supplier diversity program is helping the company meet its financial goals and....More
May 11, 2010

Shifting Economic Winds Produce Consumer Changes

A gradually recovering economy is leading to changes in how consumers perceive branded products and convenience. That is among the findings of recent....More
May 11, 2010

A Call For Retail Reinvention

The biggest question on everyone’s lips at FMI 2010 is where the consumer is headed. A number of consumer trends workshops dealt squarely with that....More
May 10, 2010

Gearing Up for the Big Event

There’s something especially exciting about this week’s FMI 2010 event, which runs May 10-13 in Las Vegas. It’s the first opportunity in two years....More
Feb 11, 2010

Seen and Heard on the Show Floor

NGA’s Supermarket Synergy Showcase is an annual exhibition of suppliers and services held during the convention. This year it was enhanced by food....More
Feb 10, 2010

Wal-Mart’s New Direction

An educational session about competing with Wal-Mart is sure to draw a big crowd of independent retailers. So NGA prepared a ballroom filled with....More
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