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Mar 08, 2013

IBSS 2013: The Fraud Fight Continues

This weekend I head to Beantown for the International Boston Seafood Show. As it was last year, a hot topic of the 2013 show will be seafood....More
Mar 08, 2013

Expo West 2013: Whole Foods Pursues GMO Labeling

There are labeling laws in some 60-odd countries around the world right now, including Syria, for crying out loud....More
Mar 07, 2013

Expo West 2013: Savory Gets Funky

The tomato mint tea brought it all home: Savory is the It flavor this year at Expo West....More
Mar 07, 2013

Expo West 2013: What’s New?

There are some changes you notice right off the bat as we all re-convene in Anaheim, Calif., for this year’s Natural Products Expo West show....More
Feb 26, 2013

Meat Conference 2013: Meat Names Simplified

The beef and pork boards released the list of ....More
Feb 25, 2013

Meat Conference 2013: Meat Trends

Many of the products at today's tasting reception at the Annual Meat Conference exemplified hot trends in the meat category....More
Feb 25, 2013

Meat Conference 2013: Shake Up That Ad

Retailers should be thinking more like food magazines when they are putting together their ads, according to the Nielsen Perishables Group's Shery....More
Feb 24, 2013

Meat Conference 2013: Quality Isn't Just Quality

With food, there are three levels of quality, according to the Hartman Group's Harvey Hartman in his "Unwrapping the Food Culture" presentation at....More
Feb 23, 2013

Meat Conference 2013: Landed in Nashville

I'm in Nashville, Tenn. for this year's Annual Meat Conference, organized by the Food Marketing Institute and the American Meat Institute Foundation....More
Feb 11, 2013

SN Total Access Video: 2013 NGA Show

Supermarket independents have gathered in Las Vegas, Nev., for the 2013 NGA Show, and we are taking an insider’s look through interviews with....More
Feb 06, 2013

Supply Chain Conference: Logistics Gets Its Due

Even its most ardent defenders would acknowledge that the supply chain part of the grocery business is not its sexiest component. Indeed supply chain....More
Jan 15, 2013

NRF 2013: A Different Kind of ROI

On Jan. 12, one day before the opening of the National Retail Federation’s annual conference, I attended another event in New York for the first time....More
Jan 14, 2013

NRF 2013: The ‘Big’ News

“Big” is the watchword for the National Retail Federation’s 102nd Annual Conference, which began Sunday and runs through Wednesday at the Jacob K....More
Nov 12, 2012

PLMA 2012: Conscious Discipline

Anyone hoping that John Mackey would talk about Whole Foods’ hugely successful private-label program during his keynote at the PLMA show was out of....More
Nov 12, 2012

PLMA 2012: Women Get Wise About Store Brands

I always give a quick run-through of the program guide prior to walking a show floor. Some of the ads that appear in these guides often turn into a....More
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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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