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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
Mar 25, 2014

Why industry collaboration has surged in importance

Anyone on the industry conference circuit knows this fact: The focus on industry collaboration efforts is heating up....More
Mar 17, 2014

With Safeway, Cerberus acquires management talent

Albertsons, it appears, has acquired a succession plan for its aging lineup of leaders....More
Mar 10, 2014

Retailers dance to faster beat with local products

The fresh side offers the best example of the behind-the-scenes logistics involved in local product merchandising....More
Feb 26, 2014

Bourbon is a boon to sales

Bourbon is busting out of the confines of mint julep glasses and oak-paneled men’s clubs to become one of the fastest growing liquors, with....More
Feb 25, 2014

Four timely questions about supermarket health boom

Coming soon is Natural Products Expo West, the giant annual exhibition and educational event, so it's appropriate here to examine four key questions....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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