David Orgel

Executive Director, Content & User Engagement, Supermarket News

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 column 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 Food for All and a member of the Editorial Committee of American Business Media.

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Jun 22, 2009

Retailers Don't Need to Fear Younger Generations

As a Baby Boomer, I have fond feelings about my generation. But as one of the younger members of that group, I like to think I can detect growing gaps....More
Jun 15, 2009

How a Blog's-Eye View Enhances Food Trade Events

As I walked through the International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association's Seminar and Expo last week in Atlanta, I could see there was a lot to take in a....More
Jun 08, 2009

Recession Playbook Lifts Prepared Foods for Some

Prepared foods is a category that's confounded supermarkets. Long on promise, this segment has typically only scored mixed results. The recession....More
Jun 01, 2009

Mobile Coupon Trend Beginning to Pick Up Speed

Observers of retail technology are always searching for the next innovations that will transform how companies do business. Some believe that mobile....More
May 25, 2009

Quality Trumps Quantity in New Product Releases

Recessions aren't usually good times for new product launches. Sure enough, in this downturn consumers have been sticking to familiar products on....More
May 18, 2009

Signs That Supermarket Value Message Is Working

It wasn't the kind of article you'd normally see in a store circular, certainly not from Trader Joe's. In that retailer's most recent Fearless Flyer,....More
May 11, 2009

Flu Scare Provides Retail Lessons, Opportunities

As it turned out, the 2009 H1N1 Flu didn't become the horrific pandemic many feared. But that won't be the only thing to remember about the scare....More
May 04, 2009

FutureConnect Put on Hold, but Theme Resonates

It's hard to predict the future. That's why no one could forecast that Future-Connect, the long-awaited event from Food Marketing Institute scheduled....More
Apr 27, 2009

Santa or Scrooge? Reputations Shaped by Recession

Consider it part marketing, part empathy. Supermarkets are trying to show their recession-friendly side to consumers....More
Apr 20, 2009

Why C-Word Still Lives at Retail, Despite R-Word

You'd think the C-word, convenience, has no place in this recession. Convenience items and convenience stores are typically viewed as more expensive....More
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In their Viewpoints columns, SN editors give their perspectives on current industry issues.

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