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Jan 13, 2014

Take a tour of SN’s new content plans

At SN we’d like to start off the year by making clear our content plans for 2014, because they are exciting and based on extensive feedback from....More
Dec 30, 2013

It's Time For FDA to Define Natural

At the tail end of a year when the genetically modified labeling debate spilled over to GM-containing products that make natural claims, the Food and....More
Dec 23, 2013

Albertsons’ Surprise Success One of 2013’s Top Stories

The Albertsons chain of events was one of the biggest supermarket stories in 2013 — but the story turned out much different than expected, much to....More
Dec 16, 2013

Food Retailers Boost Their Images in 2013

From Aldi to Hannaford, retailers are benefiting from positive recognition for offering enjoyable shopping experiences, being socially responsible....More
Dec 16, 2013

Supermarkets Can Add Appeal to Shopping

Whether catering to customers with or without children, an extra service can be enough to make your store stand out from the competition....More
Dec 09, 2013

How Ahold Avoids Imposing the ‘Dutch Way’

CEO Dick Boer proceeds carefully in the U.S. with an eye on the complexities of this market....More
Dec 09, 2013

Obesity Battle: The Role of Supermarkets

Now is the time for supermarkets to prove that they are at the center of the health and wellness community....More
Nov 25, 2013

Try Using Our Brains to Please Customers 

New research into shopper decision-making misses the point by using MRI scanners....More
Nov 25, 2013

Supermarkets Key to Incentivizing Health 

Supermarkets are getting involved in health incentive programs that offer cash-back on healthy food purchases....More
Nov 18, 2013

Costco Draws New Praise for an Old Game 

Consistent strategy is lauded as a great strength by trading partners....More
Nov 18, 2013

The Grinch That Will Fail to Steal Christmas 

Will the Grinch put a stop to seasonal spending? Could it be the recovery soon will be ending?....More
Nov 04, 2013

Widen Recruitment Net to Avoid HR Crisis

A new approach to growing the candidate pool as market tightens....More
Nov 04, 2013

Can You Tell Me How to Get to Vegetable Street?

This latest partnership shows the produce industry is willing to step up its game....More
Oct 28, 2013

One Year Later: Ready for Another Sandy?

The industry needs to embrace important lessons from this monumental storm....More
Oct 28, 2013

The Supermarket of the Future Is Now

Losses to other channels should serve as a wake-up call for supermarkets to change their ways....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...

Jon Springer

Jon Springer has been writing about food, food retailers and food retailing for more than 10 years, and is in his second tour of duty with Supermarket News. His prior experience includes covering the...
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