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Sep 17, 2014

Add some protein to that beverage

Retailers should cater to lifestyle diets and focus on protein, said panelists at SN’s Natural Products Expo East track in Baltimore....More
Sep 17, 2014

Supermarkets urged to take high road on wellness

Supermarkets need to step up their games in the face of mixed consumer reactions to their health and wellness efforts, Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert....More
Sep 17, 2014

Bugging out at SN's wellness event

Crickets aren't the kind of thing you typically like to hear at a speaking engagement but in this case, it was totally apprporiate....More
Sep 14, 2014

Four crucial wellness questions for supermarkets

From consumer attitudes to emerging trends, the health and wellness space often produces more questions than answers for supermarkets. Four of these....More
Sep 09, 2014

2014 Expo East: ShopRite to highlight SN event

Representatives of Wakefern Food Corp. and its ShopRite retailers will be on hand in Baltimore this month to receive the 2014 SN Whole Health....More
Jun 13, 2014

United Fresh 2014: Walmart makes progress on PTI

Over 90% of produce cases coming from Walmart's suppliers are now labeled with PTI standard labels, executives said....More
Jun 12, 2014

United Fresh 2014: Wegmans, FreshDirect emphasize branding, food safety for local produce

Retailers can enhance their local produce programs through branding and attention to food safety, panelists said in the retail-foodservice super....More
Jun 12, 2014

Eating produce gets more convenient

Manufacturers participating in United Fresh 2014 in Chicago are displaying the different ways they’re making it easy for consumers to eat their....More
Jun 12, 2014

Online produce orders grow, but still behind supermarket sales

More and more consumers are buying produce through online services, but most purchases are still being made at brick-and-mortar retailers, said....More
Jun 12, 2014

Organic produce helps conventional produce sales: Panelists

Consumers buying organic produce are also heavy buyers of conventional produce, contributing to overall store sales, said panelists at a session held....More
Jun 11, 2014

United Fresh 2014: Educate consumers and employees to boost produce sales

Providing more information to customers and store employees is a good way to set apart your produce department from the competition, produce managers....More
Jun 11, 2014

United Fresh 2014: Each generation has own communication needs

Retailers who know the best way to communicate with the multiple generations of employees will increase profitability and reduce turnover, said a....More
Jun 11, 2014

United Fresh 2014: Crenshaw: Relationships are key to business success

Publix's success is based on the exceptional relationships it has with customers, suppliers and employees, CEO Ed Crenshaw said at the United Fresh....More
Jun 03, 2014

IDDBA 2014: Don't forget Boomers

Though Millennials may be tomorrow's shoppers, it's important not to forget about Baby Boomers and their significant spending power....More
Jun 03, 2014

United Fresh 2014: Produce in the Windy City

One session that will be particularly interesting for retailers attending the conference is Publix CEO Ed Crenshaw’s keynote address on Wednesday,....More
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David Orgel

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...

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Jon Springer has been writing about food, food retailers and food retailing for more than 10 years, and is in his second tour of duty with Supermarket News. His prior experience includes covering the...
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