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Carol Angrisani

Carol Angrisani is an associate editor at Supermarket News. Along with covering the packaged goods beat, she also manages SN’s annual private-label and ethnic marketing supplements. Carol...

May 06, 2015

A new type of craft store

Retailers have embraced craft beer, ice cream and now, soda....More

Julie Gallagher

Julie Gallagher’s delicious foray into coverage of the food industry was purely accidental. With a background in technology, she joined Supermarket News as associate editor of its Technology...

Aug 24, 2015

Andronico’s offers innovative approach to health

Natural and organic foods have become democratized, and supermarket retailers have made registered dietitians available to the masses, but now health aspirations could become even more attainable as Andronico’s Community Markets adds certified holistic health coaching to the mix....More

Phil Lempert

For more than 25 years, Phil Lempert has been an expert analyst on consumer behavior, marketing trends, new products and the changing retail landscape. He’s identified and explained...

Oct 12, 2015

It's time to look around at new competitors

A supermarket’s competition these days includes just about everyone — not just other supermarkets. It is not about market share; it is about share of stomach....More

David Orgel

David Orgel is executive director, content, of Supermarket News (SN) and its website, SupermarketNews.com. Orgel delivers his opinions on industry trends...

Feb 02, 2016

Lessons in great customer experience from an unexpected place

A most satisfying customer experience reminded me of independent food retailers and how they often ace the needs of shoppers in local markets....More

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...

Oct 16, 2015

I read the news today, oh boy

Mary Luzetski is 93 years old. She lives in a retirement rental community in Greenlawn, N.Y. known as Paumanack Village, which opened in 1980 as a pioneering result of citizen advocacy for affordable senior housing on Long Island....More
Apr 01, 2014

GE fish is losing the PR war

While genetically engineered salmon are hardly killer velociraptors, I don’t see how AquaBounty can win over the majority of consumers with Jurassic Park-like logic, no matter how scientifically driven....More

Liz Webber

Liz Webber is Engagement Director / Fresh Market Editor at Supermarket News. She covers fresh foods for the magazine and creates multimedia, blog posts and other content for the website. She...

Jul 24, 2015

Time to rethink the produce department?

The thing about produce departments is, they kind of all look the same....More

Elliot Zwiebach

Elliot Zwiebach has been with Supermarket News for more than 45 years — a span difficult for him to comprehend, having once been the youngest reporter on the staff. During that time he...

Oct 07, 2015

Nothing lasts forever: Just ask National Tea, Penn Fruit, Grand Union

Supermarkets, like all businesses, come and go. Some disappear suddenly, while others fade ever so slowly from sight....More
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