David Orgel

Executive Director, Content & User Engagement, Supermarket News

David Orgel is executive director, content, of Supermarket News (SN) and its website, SupermarketNews.com. Orgel delivers his opinions on industry trends through a column and blog 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 Making Change and chair of the Editorial Committee of American Business Media.

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Nov 17, 2014

Millennials drive food trends despite lag in spending

Millennials are becoming known for something very different than underperforming. Their influence is bursting out all across the industry, even....More
Nov 03, 2014

Supermarkets are ‘dead,’ long live supermarkets

If all your market knowledge came from the general media, you’d already have concluded supermarkets are goners. While these "death" proclamations....More
Oct 20, 2014

Click-and-collect gaining more curb appeal

Click-and-collect, the online grocery strategy that requires customer pickup of merchandise at store curbside or elsewhere, is on a faster track....More
Sep 29, 2014

Natural products: Six steps to supermarket big leagues

Natural products suppliers are vying to introduce new items to supermarkets, but often they don’t understand how this retail channel really works....More
Sep 08, 2014

The final word on Market Basket’s meltdown

We need to capture the best takeaways and create something positive for the entire industry from this unprecedented Market Basket saga....More
Aug 22, 2014

A curtain rises on new idea-sharing platform

SN just launched a new online idea-sharing platform called IdeaXchange, which it serves up thoughtful, conversational content from industry experts....More
Aug 04, 2014

Five mega-trends driving category sales

SN’s annual Category Guide offers consumer and business insights into what’s driving category trends....More
Jul 21, 2014

Expansion strategies drive Power retail executives

Retail competition is intense and home shopping is gaining momentum, but the allure of adding more stores is hard to resist....More
Jun 23, 2014

Three key takeaways from FMI Connect/United Fresh 2014

The food industry is just back from the big FMI Connect and United Fresh 2014 events in Chicago, and a ton of industry insights have emerged from....More
Jun 09, 2014

Private label’s next acts on center store stage

SN's new Center Store Survey shows that retailers are bullish on the center aisles, in no small part because of continued success in private labels....More
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In their Viewpoints columns, SN editors and guest columnists give their perspectives on current industry issues.

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