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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
Jul 14, 2014

Remembering the supercenter

There was a time not all that long ago when Walmart Supercenters represented a food retailer’s worst nightmare. Not any more. But it's still Walmart....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
May 19, 2014

Whole Foods goes 'radical' in face of big challenges

The nation’s largest natural foods retailer just drew skepticism after lowering financial projections in the wake of unprecedented levels of....More
May 09, 2014

Retailers should act on climate change

While supermarkets may not be directly involved in agriculture, there is much the industry could do to take action on climate change and its effects....More
May 08, 2014

Retailers geo-target weather-based offers

The weather is a great conversation starter. Most of us have used it to break the ice during elevator rides and at parties. Retailers and....More
May 05, 2014

From Publix to Aldi: How consumer passion drives retailer growth

SN just unveiled a first-time list of 15 food retailers that are among the fastest growing in terms of new store development. So what’s so special....More
Apr 28, 2014

Will consumers shop for organics at Walmart, Target?

It’s been quite an interesting few weeks in the world of organics, with Walmart and Target announcing expansion of their organic offerings....More
Apr 23, 2014

The satellites of Planet Walmart

The Bay Area has Silicon Valley. New York has Silicon Alley. Northwest Arkansas has… “The Silicon Alley of Retail.”....More
Apr 21, 2014

Five timely insights about price and service battles

Price and service battles are playing out much like trench warfare in markets across the country, according to SN data that stems from a new....More
Apr 07, 2014

New recipes for success with Millennials

Treat Millennials as unique and special, because that’s important to this generation....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....More
Mar 25, 2014

FDA authority should keep pace with innovation

Last week, attorneys general from more than two-dozen states and jurisdictions implored the CEOs of Walmart, Walgreens, Rite Aid, Safeway and Kroger....More
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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...
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