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Mar 03, 2009

Highlights for 2009

There are a few reasons why the 2009 version of Expo West intrigues me. Of course, we're all curious to see how the recession is going to affect the....More
Mar 03, 2009

Ready or Not

Like Bob, I’m also preparing for Expo West with lots of anticipation, and not about the weather. This year’s attendees can’t be blamed if they’re....More
Mar 02, 2009

California Dreamin!

The title says it all, because right now here in New York, it is such a winter’s day: There’s about 6 inches of snow on the ground and a few more are....More
Oct 18, 2008

Wrapping Up

Well, what can we say? The last day of the show is always a strange experience. The floor traffic is down, there are no real special events or....More
Oct 18, 2008

Catching the Gourmet Chameleon

A seminar led by two former retail veterans revealed to me just how changable gourmet/specialty foods are, and how they're often able to boost....More
Oct 18, 2008

Make Mine a Double

In the World of Wellness, beverages are the new black. Lifestyle consumers are wearing the latest style in tonics, infusions and botanicals from the....More
Oct 18, 2008

The Right Prescription Strategies

From in-store clinics to expanded pharmacy services, healthcare programs have become a popular way for supermarkets to build loyalty and increase....More
Oct 17, 2008

Two Retailers, Two Different Takes on Gluten-Free

I'll be honest: I'm experiencing a bit of gluten-free fatigue right now. It feels like everywhere I turn here I see another food product and another....More
Oct 17, 2008

Pitching In

Oct 17, 2008

"Cheese, Teas and Chocolate"

That's how one retailer I overheard summed up today's show. And from a broad perspective that's pretty accurate. Tea and chocolate companies....More
Oct 17, 2008

Workin' the show

We took a few minutes from touring the floor to meet the one and only Burt Shavitz, co-founder of Burt's Bees, who was making an appearance at the....More
Oct 16, 2008

First Impressions

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David Orgel

David Orgel is executive director, content & user engagement, of Supermarket News (SN) and its website, Orgel delivers his opinions on industry trends through a bi-weekly...

Jon Springer

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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