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Sep 30, 2013

A Better Recipe for Succeeding With Chefs

It’s time to solidify the relatively new marriage between store and chef to help advance it....More
Sep 30, 2013

Retailers Cultivate Rich Food Experiences

Savvy retailers — both supermarkets and restaurants — are making food about more than just food....More
Sep 16, 2013

Kroger’s Prospects Hinge on Price Leadership

The giant retailer could become more vulnerable if its major competitors continue to invest in price....More
Sep 16, 2013

The Genome, Nutraceuticals and Your Store

Genetics will soon be used to identify individual preferences in taste, smell and texture....More
Sep 09, 2013

Retailers Embrace New Health Incentives

There’s a wider recognition of the need to tie healthy offerings to value and financial rewards....More
Sep 09, 2013

National Database Would Limit Drug Abuse

Pharmacies are helping wage war on prescription drug abuse but they need more resources....More
Sep 02, 2013

Why Millennials Continue to Disappoint

This generation still hasn’t met its potential to form households and jumpstart spending....More
Sep 02, 2013

Sprouts Wins by Flipping the Margin Model

Sprouts in many ways has positioned itself in a “sweet spot” where traditional supermarkets would like to be....More
Aug 19, 2013

How Much Will Amazon ‘Disrupt’ Grocery?

Supermarkets need to assess the dangers associated with AmazonFresh's expansion and make smart preparation moves....More
Aug 19, 2013

Some Relief Expected for Protein Prices

As a result of more affordable feed, it will be a whole lot cheaper to raise livestock....More
Aug 12, 2013

Retailers Bet the Farm on Local Strategies

Eyeing a new wave of innovative efforts involving farms, and how the trend impacts retailers ranging from Dorothy Lane to Meijer....More
Aug 12, 2013

A Tale of Two Tomatoes in One Italian City

Feasting on tomatoes from different restaurants reminds us that taste trumps trends....More
Jul 29, 2013

Demographics, Dayparts Fuel Prepared Foods

Retailers have an opportunity to make solid gains on restaurants in coming years....More
Jul 29, 2013

Publix Responds to Shoppers in Real-Time

Publix and its 1.7 million Facebook followers use the social medium as an extension of the in-store experience....More
Jul 22, 2013

Technology Drives a New Collaboration Era

New tools enable industry to revisit important initiatives....More
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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...

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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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