Most Recent Blog Posts

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 31, 2014

How being too late and selling too little will help Kroger win, again

While Kroger still isn’t doing a whole lot of sales on the Internet, the foundation upon which it could build sales might surprise you....More
Oct 30, 2014

Halloween has gone to the dogs

So whether it’s a photo contest like the one at Albertsons or a complete revamp of a pet department, retailers need to take animal lovers seriously....More
Oct 24, 2014

Organic is back in the spotlight

After ceding the spotlight to local for the past few years, organic may once again be having a moment....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
Oct 03, 2014

Cash-strapped Millennials will splurge on food

Spicy quinoa salad with Chimichurri dressing and a cold-pressed apple, celery, beet, ginger, parsley, spinach and lemon concoction seem like a....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 29, 2014

Why Uber matters in food

I’m sure you have noticed how Uber has upped the game in same-day delivery, social media, mobile payments – and food....More
Aug 22, 2014

The new standard for local?

Now some retailers are using a new criterion for local fruits and vegetables: how long it takes for produce to get from the field to the store....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 08, 2014

The day I turned my car into a cart

I was shopping in my local Stop & Shop when I passed an endcap display for laundry detergent. While the detergent specials were enticing, what....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
Conference - Show Archives

2014

2013

2012

Contributors

David Orgel

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...

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...
What's Viewpoints?

In their Viewpoints columns, SN editors give their perspectives on current industry issues.

Blog Archive
Penton Media Food Group and Related Sites

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×