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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Jul 01, 2013

Albertsons Move Sparks Great Loyalty Debate

Will a retailer be able to effectively compete in the future without a card program?....More
Jun 24, 2013

Whole Foods Has a ‘Wonderful Life’ Moment

Retailer’s promotion evokes a Hollywood classic and drives home lessons....More
Jun 17, 2013

From Kroger to PSK Supermarkets, Retailers Big and Small Are Acing Loyalty Game

Recognizing that success isn’t primarily about signing up new members, but rather engaging current ones....More
Jun 10, 2013

How Rich a Future for Dollar Store Channel?

The dollar channel remains on a growth track but needs to stay focused on the overall customer experience....More
Jun 03, 2013

Why Suppliers Lag Retailers on Clustering

A new approach to meeting retailer needs while building economies of scale for suppliers....More
May 28, 2013

Whole Foods Rebalancing Bricks and Clicks

Whole Foods Market is a magnet for upscale consumers on the prowl for organic apples, gluten free bakery products, vegetarian meals, and everything....More
May 20, 2013

From Kroger to United, More Retailers Discover ROI in Social Media

Many food industry players have embraced social media on faith. They’re sure it will pay off, but they can’t say exactly how or when....More
May 13, 2013

Supervalu’s Top Mechanic Looks Under Hood

Supervalu’s new president and CEO, Sam Duncan, spent his career in retailing, but lately I keep associating him with automotives. That’s because he’s....More
May 06, 2013

New Clues to Deciphering the Gluten-Free Mystery

Trend or fad? The gluten-free phenomenon has taken an unusual turn that defies conventional efforts to predict its course....More
Apr 29, 2013

What Future for Food Industry’s Next Leaders?

There’s a growing awareness that leadership doesn’t just happen, but has to be built over time....More
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